13 days in New Orleans Itinerary

13 days in New Orleans Itinerary

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New Orleans
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New Orleans

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Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Vacherie (Oak Alley Plantation & Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, walk around New Orleans City Park, make a trip to Jackson Square, and learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

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If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Lafayette Regional Airport. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vacherie, Whitney Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nottoway Plantation
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Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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