22 days in New Orleans & Chicago Itinerary

22 days in New Orleans & Chicago Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 10 nights
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Chicago
— 11 nights

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New Orleans

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: San Francisco Plantation (in Garyville), Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans tour itinerary maker app.

London, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. When traveling from London in September, plan for a bit warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shiojiri Niwa (in Mishawaka), South Bend (University of Notre Dame, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, &more) and Chicago Botanic Garden (in Glencoe). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip maker website.

Fly from New Orleans to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you will find days in Chicago are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are much colder (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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