4 days in New Orleans & New Orleans Plantation Country Itinerary

4 days in New Orleans & New Orleans Plantation Country Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 1 night
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Vacherie
— 1 night
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New Orleans

— 1 night

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 21st (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, examine the collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, then view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

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Jacksonville to New Orleans is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jacksonville in November: highs in New Orleans hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vacherie.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Vacherie

— 1 night
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): catch all the local highlights with Torres Cajun Swamp Tours, admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation, and then contemplate the long history of Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

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Traveling by car from New Orleans to Vacherie takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Vacherie, with highs around 70°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 49°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

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