20 days in Dallas & New Orleans Itinerary

20 days in Dallas & New Orleans Itinerary

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Dallas
— 16 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Dallas

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arbor Hills Nature Preserve and Dinosaur Valley State Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Amon Carter Museum of American Art and The 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (in Athens), East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park (in Grand Saline) and Chandler Museum & Visitors Center (in Chandler). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Nasher Sculpture Center, explore the world behind art at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, wander the streets of Bishop Arts District, and examine the collection at Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Dallas travel planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas Love Field, Fort Worth Meacham International Airport and Fort Worth Alliance Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
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New Orleans

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): cast your line with a fishing tour, contemplate the long history of Old Ursuline Convent Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Longue Vue House and Gardens, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Old St. Patrick's Church. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Our Sacred Stories, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Augustine Church, then steep yourself in history at Gallier House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Of Guadalupe Church.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Dallas, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 19°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips