14 days in New Orleans & Chicago Itinerary

14 days in New Orleans & Chicago Itinerary

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14 days in New Orleans & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  21​h
1
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Auckland

6
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.
Step out of New Orleans with an excursion to Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, wander the streets of Frenchmen Street, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans day trip app .

Auckland, New Zealand to New Orleans is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 18 hours. In April in New Orleans, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Oak Alley Plantation
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, stroll around Millennium Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Chicago itinerary maker .

Fly from New Orleans to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 5°C at night. On the 28th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Horseshoe Hammond, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Chicago ©
The Escape Game Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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