4 days in Portland & New Orleans Itinerary

4 days in Portland & New Orleans Itinerary

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4 days in Portland & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Portland
1
Portland
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Portland

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day
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

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If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Portland International Airport. August in Portland sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo

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nights
New Orleans

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then stop by Faulkner House Books, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally test your team's savvy at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans travel route planner.

Fly from Portland to New Orleans in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to New Orleans is 2 hours. Traveling from Portland in August, plan for much warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

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