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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Whitney Plantation and Lake Lawn Metairie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell) and Beauvoir (in Biloxi). Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, shop like a local with Jamie Hayes Gallery, examine the collection at The Presbytere, and head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans day trip planning website .

In December, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

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

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