5 days in Miami & New Orleans Itinerary

5 days in Miami & New Orleans Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Miami
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Miami

— 1 night

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 30th (Thu), kick back and relax at South Beach, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and then wander the streets of Espanola Way. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and then identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Miami holiday planner.

Bologna, Italy to Miami is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bologna to Miami. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Bologna in December: high temperatures in Miami hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to fly to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): walk around New Orleans City Park, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Woldenberg Park, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip maker.

Fly from Miami to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Miami in December, you will find days in New Orleans are much colder (16°C), and nights are a bit cooler (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours