5 days in New Orleans & Pittsburgh Itinerary

5 days in New Orleans & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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5 days in New Orleans & Pittsburgh Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Pittsburgh
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Detroit

3
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and take a stroll through Royal Street.

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Detroit to New Orleans is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Detroit in March, you will find days in New Orleans are somewhat warmer (61°F), and nights are warmer (61°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

1
day
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, then explore and take pictures at PNC Park, and finally explore and take pictures at Heinz Field.

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Getting from New Orleans to Pittsburgh by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans to Pittsburgh, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in March, expect nights in Pittsburgh to be colder, around 30°F, while days are slightly colder, around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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