4 days in Destrehan & New Orleans Area Itinerary

4 days in Destrehan & New Orleans Area Itinerary

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4 days in Destrehan & New Orleans Area Itinerary

Start: Harlingen
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Harlingen


Destrehan ©
Destrehan is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. You've now added Airboat Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the striking features of Destrehan Plantation, then get interesting insight from Airboat Tours, and then contemplate the long history of San Francisco Plantation.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Destrehan visit planning app .

Harlingen to Destrehan is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Harlingen in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Destrehan: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Destrehan

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Airboat Tours, San Francisco Plantation
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Destrehan Plantation ©
Destrehan Plantation
San Francisco Plantation ©
San Francisco Plantation

New Orleans

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Escape My Room New Orleans and Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery. Kids will appreciate attractions like Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Global Wildlife Center. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Pontchartrain Vineyards in Bush, about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: get outside with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get your game on at Riverwalk Amusement, and stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans vacation maker app .

New Orleans is just a short distance from Destrehan. Traveling from Destrehan in July, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (80°F), and nights are about the same (80°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Global Wildlife Center, Pontchartrain Vineyards, Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery, Ultimate Swamp Adventures
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Ultimate Swamp Adventures ©
Ultimate Swamp Adventures