19 days in New Orleans & St. Pete Beach Itinerary

19 days in New Orleans & St. Pete Beach Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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New Orleans
— 10 nights
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St. Pete Beach
— 8 nights
Drive to Tampa International Airport, Fly to Joplin Regional Airport

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New Orleans

— 10 nights

The Big Easy

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip website.

Joplin to New Orleans is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Joplin in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to St. Pete Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

St. Pete Beach

— 8 nights
St. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Pete Beach: Venice (Venice Area Audubon Society, Spas & Wellness, &more), Siesta Beach (in Siesta Key) and Sarasota (Ca d'Zan, The Ringling, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Dali Museum, admire the landmark architecture of NOVA 535, sample the fine beverages at Kozuba & Sons Distillery, and examine the collection at James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our St. Pete Beach online road trip planner.

Fly from New Orleans to St. Pete Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to St. Pete Beach is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you will find days in St. Pete Beach are a bit warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Pete Beach

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

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