6 days in New Orleans & Hot Springs Itinerary

6 days in New Orleans & Hot Springs Itinerary

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1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
2
Hot Springs
— 2 nights

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and stop by Garden District.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans day trip tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New Orleans. September in New Orleans sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
On the 7th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, relax and rejuvenate at The Yoga Place, look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, thensteep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse, and finally head outdoors with Cedar Glades. Here are some ideas for day two: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the activities along Lake Ouachita, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anthony Chapel.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Hot Springs in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New Orleans in September, Hot Springs is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse ©
Fordyce Bathhouse
Cedar Glades ©
Cedar Glades

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