23 days in New Orleans & New Jersey Itinerary

23 days in New Orleans & New Jersey Itinerary

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1
New Orleans
— 11 nights
2
Jersey City
— 4 nights
3
Point Pleasant Beach
— 2 nights
4
Wildwood
— 5 nights

11
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 outdoors at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Fairview-Riverside State Park. The National WWII Museum and Garden District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: San Francisco Plantation (in Garyville), Vacherie (Oak Alley Plantation & Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site) and Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle). There's much more to do: make a trip to French Quarter, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and wander the streets of Frenchmen Street.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary builder tool.

Washington DC to New Orleans is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Washington DC, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jersey City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vacherie, San Francisco Plantation, Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge, Nottoway Plantation, Fairview-Riverside State Park
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

4
nights
Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Get outdoors at Swartswood State Park and Worthington State Forest. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jersey City: The Celery Farm (in Allendale) and Sandy Hook (Gunnison Beach & Gateway National Recreation). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart and appreciate the history behind Tear Drop Memorial.

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You can fly from New Orleans to Jersey City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Jersey City. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Jersey City, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Point Pleasant Beach.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandy Hook, The Celery Farm, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Worthington State Forest, Swartswood State Park
Highlights from your plan
Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Gunnison Beach ©
Gunnison Beach

2
nights
Point Pleasant Beach

Point Pleasant Beach ©
Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Visit Ocean Grove Beach and Point Pleasant Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Seaside Park Beach and Cattus Island County Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Belmar Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Catharine Catholic Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Point Pleasant Beach online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Jersey City to Point Pleasant Beach in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Point Pleasant Beach when traveling from Jersey City in October, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Wildwood.

Things to do in Point Pleasant Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Catharine Catholic Church, Cattus Island County Park, Seaside Park Beach, Belmar Beach, Ocean Grove Beach
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Belmar Beach ©
Belmar Beach
Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
St. Catharine Catholic Church ©
St. Catharine Catholic Church

5
nights
Wildwood

Wildwood ©
Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery and Atlantic City Historical Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Cape May Point State Park and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wildwood: Ocean City (Speed Boats Tours & Totally Tubular Watersports) and Lucy the Elephant (in Margate City). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at North Wildwood Beach, relax in the rural setting at Jersey Shore Alpacas, stroll through Wildwood Beach, and don't miss a visit to Cape May Model Trains.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Wildwood trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Point Pleasant Beach to Wildwood by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Wildwood can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Wildwood

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape May, Ocean City, Lucy the Elephant, North Wildwood Beach, Cape May Point State Park
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach
Totally Tubular Watersports ©
Totally Tubular Watersports
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

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