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3 days in New Orleans Area Itinerary
Fly: 5h 45min
New Orleans— 2 nights
Fly + bus: 6h
End: New York City
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 1st (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, then look for gifts at Boutique du Vampyre, and finally make a trip to New Orleans Musical Legends Park.
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LaPorte to New Orleans is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from LaPorte in December, things will get much hotter in New Orleans: highs are around 57°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in New Orleans
Destrehan Plantation, Whitney Plantation
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