5 days in Atlanta & New Orleans Itinerary

5 days in Atlanta & New Orleans Itinerary

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5 days in Atlanta & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Atlanta route site .

Sydney, Australia to Atlanta is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Atlanta to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 19°C. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

2
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.
On the 9th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then wander the streets of Royal Street.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Atlanta in May: highs in New Orleans hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 24°C. On the 11th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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