5 days in Boston & New Orleans Itinerary

5 days in Boston & New Orleans Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Boston
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Sandwich (Hoxie House, Heritage Museums & Gardens, &more) and Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, and stroll around Rose Kennedy Greenway.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Boston road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Boston. In June, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

You can fly from Boston to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Boston in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 83°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours