8 days in New Orleans & Rocky Mount Itinerary

8 days in New Orleans & Rocky Mount Itinerary

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8 days in New Orleans & Rocky Mount Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Rocky Mount
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Phoenix

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Garden District and Jackson Square. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Louis Cathedral and French Quarter. Go for a jaunt from New Orleans to Slidell to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 48 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street, and wander the streets of Royal Street.

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Phoenix to New Orleans is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in March, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are much colder, around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rocky Mount.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

3
nights
Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount ©
Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the Atlantic coastal plain region of the U.S. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hinnant Family Vineyards and Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting Rocky Mount side-trips: New Bern (North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace, Mitchell Hardware, & more), Ava Gardner Museum (in Smithfield) and Sylvan Heights Bird Park (in Scotland Neck). It doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mother Earth Brewing.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rocky Mount vacation maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New Orleans to Rocky Mount. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in March, Rocky Mount is much colder at night with lows of 38°F. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mount

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

New Bern, Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, Sylvan Heights Bird Park, Mother Earth Brewing, Ava Gardner Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Heights Bird Park ©
Sylvan Heights Bird Park
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola ©
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola
Hinnant Family Vineyards ©
Hinnant Family Vineyards

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