6 days in Louisiana Itinerary

6 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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New Orleans
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New Orleans

— 5 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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, take a stroll through Frenchmen Street, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans day trip website.

Halifax, Canada to New Orleans is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Halifax to New Orleans. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Halifax in February: high temperatures in New Orleans hover around 15°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Louisiana travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.