5 days in New Orleans & Las Vegas Itinerary

5 days in New Orleans & Las Vegas Itinerary

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New Orleans
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New Orleans

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 22nd (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum and then admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

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

Fort Lauderdale to New Orleans is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in March, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are little chillier, around 61°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step off the beaten path and head to The LINQ Promenade and The Neon Museum. Let the collections at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and Titanic capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with The Strip, try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club, and examine the collection at Counts Kustoms.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip app.

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in March: highs in Las Vegas hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 52°F. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites