7 days in New Orleans Itinerary

7 days in New Orleans Itinerary

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New Orleans

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Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whitney Plantation and Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Beauvoir (in Biloxi), Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie, and head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our New Orleans online attractions planner.

In May, daily temperatures in New Orleans can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Destrehan Plantation, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Beauvoir, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Whitney Plantation
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