11 days in New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

11 days in New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

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11 days in New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Newark
Train:  30​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Newark

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip app .

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. April in New York City sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, stroll through Audubon Park, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: highs in New Orleans hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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