12 days in New Orleans, Nashville & Dallas Itinerary

12 days in New Orleans, Nashville & Dallas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in New Orleans, Nashville & Dallas Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

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.
Do your shopping at Royal Street and Frenchmen Street. Do some cultural sightseeing at French Quarter and Jackson Square. Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Audubon Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, don't miss a visit to Arcadian Books, and stop by Faulkner House Books.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip builder site .

Johannesburg, South Africa to New Orleans is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Lotz House Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Timberland Park and Centennial Park. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, stop by Hillsboro Village, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, Nashville is cooler at night with lows of 19°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Fort Worth Zoo and then look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository.

To plan Dallas vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Nashville to Dallas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nashville in September: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 39°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Similar Plans

16 days in Dallas BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC July, teens, kids, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in United States BY A USER FROM NIGERIA August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Los Angeles, Hawaii & New Orleans BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in Dallas BY A USER FROM ICELAND May, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Dallas BY A USER FROM INDIA June, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Dallas & Orlando BY A USER FROM INDIA June, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Miami, New Orleans & Nashville BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Miami, Florida Keys & New Orleans BY A USER FROM ITALY July, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in New Orleans, Los Angeles & Hawaii BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans