8 days in New Orleans & New York City Itinerary

8 days in New Orleans & New York City Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 2 nights
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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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and make a trip to Jackson Square.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner.

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major aiports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Trent Lott International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in New Orleans can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in New York City: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors