7 days in New Orleans & Norfolk Itinerary

7 days in New Orleans & Norfolk Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Norfolk
— 3 nights

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New Orleans

— 3 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.
You've added Erin Rose, Le Bon Temps, Spectral City Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Jamie Hayes Gallery and Boutique du Vampyre. You'll explore and learn at The Historic New Orleans Collection and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake Lawn Metairie, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans itinerary builder website.

Norfolk to New Orleans is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Norfolk to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Norfolk in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can fly to Norfolk.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Norfolk

— 3 nights
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
We've included these beaches for you: Yorktown Beach and Virginia Beach. Get some cultural insight at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Norfolk: Yorktown Battlefield (in Yorktown), Williamsburg (Governor's Palace, Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, &more) and Whitley's Peanut Factory (in Gloucester Point). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and immerse yourself in nature at First Landing State Park.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Norfolk travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Norfolk takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Norfolk. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in September since evenings lows in Norfolk dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Norfolk

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips