5 days in Montgomery, Monroe & New Orleans Itinerary

5 days in Montgomery, Monroe & New Orleans Itinerary

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5 days in Montgomery, Monroe & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Montgomery
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Monroe
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

1
day
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 3rd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum and then pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Montgomery road trip website .

Traveling by car from Monroe to Montgomery takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daytime highs in Montgomery are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums Historic Sites
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Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

1
night
Monroe

Monroe ©
Monroe is the eighth-largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Duck Commander Gift Shop and then admire the natural beauty at Biedenharn Museum & Gardens.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Monroe online vacation maker .

You can drive from Montgomery to Monroe in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. April in Monroe sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Monroe

Parks Historic Sites Museums

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Duck Commander
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Biedenharn Museum & Gardens ©
Biedenharn Museum & Gardens
Duck Commander ©
Duck Commander

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 4th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: stroll around New Orleans City Park, then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and then make a trip to Jackson Square.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans vacation builder app .

Drive from Montgomery to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Montgomery in April: highs in New Orleans hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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