8 days in New Orleans & Nashville Itinerary

8 days in New Orleans & Nashville Itinerary

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New Orleans
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Nashville
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

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.
Do your shopping at Royal Street and Magazine Street. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The National WWII Museum and Chalmette National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Garden District, visit Frenchmen Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans journey planner.

San Francisco to New Orleans is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

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Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get some cultural insight at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Shop till you drop at Gallery 202 and Franklin Glassblowing Studio. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Mammoth Cave National Park (Cedar Sink Trail, Mammoth Cave, &more). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum and see a show at Grand Ole Opry.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nashville attractions app.

Getting from New Orleans to Nashville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect nights in Nashville to be little chillier, around 58°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
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Mammoth Cave

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