7 days in Waveland & New Orleans Itinerary

7 days in Waveland & New Orleans Itinerary

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7 days in Waveland & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Waveland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Detroit

1
night
Waveland

Waveland ©
Waveland is a city located in Hancock County, Mississippi, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): view the masterpieces at The Waveland Ground Zero Hurricane Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Buccaneer State Park, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company.

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Detroit to Waveland is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Waveland. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Detroit in July; daily highs in Waveland reach 89°F and lows reach 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Waveland

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Buccaneer State Park ©
Buccaneer State Park

5
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, wander the streets of Garden District, and appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

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

You can drive from Waveland to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Waveland in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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