15 days in New Orleans & Los Angeles Itinerary

15 days in New Orleans & Los Angeles Itinerary

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15 days in New Orleans & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  25​h
1
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans day trip planning app .

Melbourne, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to New Orleans, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in January, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

7
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles journey planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Los Angeles by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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