7 days in Galveston & New Orleans Itinerary

7 days in Galveston & New Orleans Itinerary

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7 days in Galveston & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Galveston
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Atlanta

4
nights
Galveston

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Step out of the city life by going to El Jardin Del Mar and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and MiArt Gallery. The adventure continues: stop by Murdochs, make a trip to Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier, take a stroll through The Strand, and take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens.

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Atlanta to Galveston is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Galveston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Galveston, with lows of 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Stewart Beach ©
Stewart Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. While traveling from Galveston, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 83°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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