23 days in Washington DC, New Orleans & Dallas Itinerary

23 days in Washington DC, New Orleans & Dallas Itinerary

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Washington DC
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New Orleans
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Dallas
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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Gari Melchers Home and Studio (in Falmouth), National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Monroe Park (in Goldvein). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, meet the residents at National Zoological Park, and examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary maker app.

Paris, France to Washington DC is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in April: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

7
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The National WWII Museum and Backstreet Cultural Museum. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Houmas House Plantation and Gardens in Darrow, approximately Darrow away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Garden District, meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and make a trip to Jackson Square.

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Getting from Washington DC to New Orleans by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in May: highs in New Orleans hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

7
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum. Explore Dallas' surroundings by going to Bluebonnet Trail (in Ennis), Fort Worth (Kimbell Art Museum, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, &more) and Caudalie Crest Winery (in Celina). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Blue Ostrich Winery & Vineyard, don't miss a visit to Grassy Knoll, steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, and see Lifestylez Nails Spa.

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Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Dallas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Dallas, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Wineries · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips