17 days in New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

17 days in New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

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17 days in New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + bus:  19​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 9 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
2
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

9
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get in touch with nature at Gateway National Recreation and Teatown Lake Reservation. Head to Fifth Avenue and Astor Wines & Spiritsfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Teaneck Creek Conservancy (in Teaneck), Bayard Cutting Arboretum (in Great River) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, meet the residents at Central Park Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jones Beach State Park, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City tour builder app .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in March, with highs in New York City at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Gateway National Recreation, Teaneck Creek Conservancy, Teatown Lake Reservation, Jones Beach State Park, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

5
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 a sense of the local culture at French Quarter and St. Louis Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Garden District and Royal Street are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Fairview-Riverside State Park (in Madisonville) and Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery (in Covington). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art, look for gifts at Louisiana Music Factory, and get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans day trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in New Orleans are somewhat warmer (25°C), and nights are warmer (25°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery, Fairview-Riverside State Park
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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