7 days in New Orleans, Dallas & Kentucky Itinerary

7 days in New Orleans, Dallas & Kentucky Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to New Orleans
New Orleans
— 2 nights
— 1 night
— 3 nights


New Orleans

— 2 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to French Quarter, get a dose of the wild on Happiness Bayou Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our New Orleans travel planner.

Bristol, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bristol to New Orleans. In April, daytime highs in New Orleans are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Dallas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors


— 1 night

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Pedego Dallas Electric Bikes, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then make a trip to Grassy Knoll.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas online trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Dallas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Dallas: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Lexington.

Things to do in Dallas

Trails · Outdoors · Tours · Museums


— 3 nights

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
On the 21st (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Mill Ridge Farm and then relax in the rural setting at Taylor Made Farm. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, relax in the rural setting at Sun Valley Farm, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Unique Horse Farm Tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lexington online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Lexington takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Lexington. In April, Lexington is a bit cooler than Dallas - with highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kentucky travel guide

Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.