3 days in New Orleans Itinerary

3 days in New Orleans Itinerary

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New Orleans

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Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get some cultural insight at Whitney Plantation and St. Louis Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Garden District, admire the striking features of Destrehan Plantation, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

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If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Lafayette Regional Airport. May in New Orleans sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Destrehan Plantation, Whitney Plantation
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Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
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Garden District
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The National WWII Museum

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