45 days in Oak Ridge, New Orleans & Jasper Itinerary

45 days in Oak Ridge, New Orleans & Jasper Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to McGhee Tyson Airport, Drive to Oak Ridge
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Oak Ridge
— 9 nights
Drive to McGhee Tyson Airport, Fly to New Orleans
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New Orleans
— 27 nights
Drive
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Jasper
— 8 nights
Drive to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport, Fly to Las Vegas

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Oak Ridge

— 9 nights
Oak Ridge is a city in Anderson and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about 25mi west of Knoxville. Do some cultural sightseeing at American Museum of Science and Energy and Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museum of Appalachia and Historic Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary. Change things up with these side-trips from Oak Ridge: Ducktown (Ducktown Basin Museum & River Rafting & Tubing), The Miner's Circle - Mine Explosion Graves (in Rocky Top) and Swift Museum Foundation (in Athens). Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cumberland Caverns, get engrossed in the history at Homesteads Tower Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Fall Creek Falls, and get to know the fascinating history of Natural Arch Scenic Area.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Oak Ridge trip itinerary maker app.

Las Vegas to Oak Ridge is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Oak Ridge. In June, Oak Ridge is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 87°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Oak Ridge

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 27 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.
Visit Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Oak Alley Plantation for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Lawn Metairie and Immaculate Conception Church. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Evergreen Plantation (in Edgard), St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie) and Darrow (Bocage Plantation & Houmas House and Gardens). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, stop by Hex: Old World Witchery, learn about all things military at USS Kidd, and contemplate the long history of Louisiana's Old State Capitol.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip builder website.

Explore your travel options from Oak Ridge 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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Oak Ridge in June, with lows around 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jasper.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Jasper

— 8 nights
Jasper is a city and the county seat of Jasper County, Texas, in the United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store and Mansfield State Historic Site. Popular historic sites such as Melrose Plantation and Fort St. Jean Baptiste are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jasper: Patricia Huffman Smith Nasa Museum Remembering Columbia (in Hemphill), Mission Dolores State Historic Site (in San Augustine) and Natchitoches (Historic District Shopping, Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Oakland Plantation, try your luck at Naskila Gaming, stroll the grounds of Old City Cemetery, and look for gifts at Natchitoches Pecans.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jasper day trip planning site.

You can drive from New Orleans to Jasper in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Jasper, with highs around 92°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jasper

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips