2 days in Houston & New Orleans Itinerary

2 days in Houston & New Orleans Itinerary

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2 days in Houston & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Fly:  5​h 15​min
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Houston
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
2
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Norfolk

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 16th (Wed), stroll through Houston Zoo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Houston trip planner .

Norfolk to Houston is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Norfolk to Houston is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Norfolk in January; daily highs in Houston reach 63°F and lows reach 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, stop by Faulkner House Books, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Houston to New Orleans by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in New Orleans can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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