4 days in Chesapeake & New Orleans Itinerary

4 days in Chesapeake & New Orleans Itinerary

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Make it your trip
— 1 night
Drive to Norfolk International Airport, Fly to New Orleans
New Orleans
— 2 nights



— 1 night
Chesapeake is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Mariners' Museum & Park and then walk around Colonial National Historical Park. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cast your line with a fishing tour and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chesapeake online vacation planner.

Pittsburgh to Chesapeake is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in December: high temperatures in Chesapeake hover around 57°F and lows are around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chesapeake

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Cabildo, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, make a trip to Jackson Square, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally make a trip to French Quarter. On the next day, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, appreciate the history behind Scrap House - Katrina Memorial Sculpture, and then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the New Orleans online attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Chesapeake to New Orleans with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chesapeake in December since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping