16 days in New Orleans Itinerary

16 days in New Orleans Itinerary

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Whitney Plantation and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. For shopping fun, head to Royal Street or Jamie Hayes Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Covington (Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum & Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery), Biloxi (Fishing Charters & Tours, Biloxi Beach, & more) and Global Wildlife Center (in Folsom). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and contemplate the long history of Nottoway Plantation.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New Orleans travel route planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Lafayette Regional Airport. In June, daily temperatures in New Orleans can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biloxi, Baton Rouge, Vacherie, Covington, Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District

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