5 days in New Orleans Itinerary

5 days in New Orleans Itinerary

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Prytania Theatre as well as Doctor Gumbo Tours. For shopping fun, head to Royal Street or Frenchmen Street. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Garden District and French Quarter. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Ship Island (in Biloxi) and Fairview-Riverside State Park (in Madisonville). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, look for gifts at Louisiana Music Factory, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field. August in New Orleans sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ship Island Excursions, Fairview-Riverside State Park
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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