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3 days in New Orleans Area Itinerary
Fly: 6h 30min
New Orleans— 2 nights
Fly: 6h 30min
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.On the 4th (Mon), stop by Faulkner House Books and then make a trip to Jackson Square. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and then wander the streets of Garden District.
For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans planner .
Dubuque to New Orleans is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dubuque in March: highs in New Orleans hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in New Orleans
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