22 days in New Orleans & Chicago Itinerary

22 days in New Orleans & Chicago Itinerary

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Chicago
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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 discover tucked-away gems like Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game and Louisiana's Old State Capitol. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum (in Covington), Lynn Meadows Discovery Center (in Gulfport) and Ship Island Excursions (in Biloxi). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, examine the collection at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, walk around Audubon Park, and get a sense of history and politics at State Capitol Welcome Center.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans day trip planner.

London, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to New Orleans. 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Geneva Lake Shore Path and Crown Fountain. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Kane County Flea Market (in Saint Charles), Cantigny Park (in Wheaton) and SC Johnson Headquarters (in Racine). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk, admire the striking features of Holy Name Cathedral, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Notre Dame.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect nights in Chicago to be much colder, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Side Trips

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Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Crown Fountain ©
Crown Fountain

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