22 days in New Orleans, New York City & Nashville Itinerary

22 days in New Orleans, New York City & Nashville Itinerary

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22 days in New Orleans, New York City & Nashville Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
2
New York City
— 9 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

6
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at French Quarter and Garden District. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, make a trip to Jackson Square, take a stroll through Royal Street, and stroll through New Orleans City Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans travel route planner.

Sydney, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Sydney to New Orleans. Traveling from Sydney in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

9
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Times Square, browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Lotz House Museum and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Nashville, make a side trip to see Winstead Hill Park in Franklin, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, look for gifts at Gruhn Guitars, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and tee off at Shelby Park.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Nashville road trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nashville: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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