17 days in New Orleans & Washington DC Itinerary

17 days in New Orleans & Washington DC Itinerary

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17 days in New Orleans & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 8 nights
End: Washington DC

8
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.
Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

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Washington DC to New Orleans is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Expect much hotter evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Washington DC in April, with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Oak Alley Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

8
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Oriole Park at Camden Yards). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

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You can fly from New Orleans to Washington DC in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Washington DC. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 76°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Baltimore, Arlington
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Memorial ©
Lincoln Memorial
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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