5 days in Louisiana & San Juan Itinerary

5 days in Louisiana & San Juan Itinerary

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New Orleans, United States
— 2 nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights


New Orleans, United States

— 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.
Family-friendly places like The National WWII Museum and Garden District will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, look for gifts at Maskarade, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and make a trip to Antieau Gallery.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read New Orleans route planning website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Trent Lott International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to San Juan.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

San Juan, Puerto Rico

— 2 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
On the 24th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, ponder the world of politics at The Capitol of Puerto Rico, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista and then visit Old San Juan.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to San Juan in 8.5 hours. Traveling from New Orleans to San Juan, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in September, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in San Juan: temperatures range from 90°F by day to 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Louisiana travel guide

Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.