12 days in Denver, Natchitoches & New Orleans Itinerary

12 days in Denver, Natchitoches & New Orleans Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States Trip Planner

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Denver
— 4 nights
Fly to Monroe Regional Airport, Drive to Natchitoches
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Natchitoches
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Denver

— 4 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland) and Boulder (Pearl Street Mall & Flatirons). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station, and look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Denver trip maker.

London, UK to Denver is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from London to Denver, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Denver, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Natchitoches.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Natchitoches

— 2 nights
Natchitoches is a small city and the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Historic District Shopping, steep yourself in history at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store, then take a memorable drive along Cane River National Heritage Trail, and finally contemplate the long history of Oakland Plantation.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Natchitoches holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Denver to Natchitoches with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Denver in September; daily highs in Natchitoches reach 38°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchitoches

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

New Orleans

— 4 nights

The Big Easy

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans holiday planner.

Getting from Natchitoches to New Orleans by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Natchitoches, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods