16 days in New Orleans Itinerary

16 days in New Orleans Itinerary

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16 days in New Orleans Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  37​h
1
New Orleans
— 11 nights
Drive:  37​h
End: San Francisco

11
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 some cultural sightseeing at Garden District and French Quarter. Get outdoors at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Biloxi Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), Lake End Park (in Morgan City) and Vacherie (St. Joseph Plantation & Oak Alley Plantation). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans visit site .

San Francisco to New Orleans is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans. Traveling from San Francisco in May, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Vacherie, Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Whitney Plantation, Lake End Park, Global Wildlife Center
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Kayaking & Canoeing

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