8 days in New Orleans Itinerary

8 days in New Orleans Itinerary

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New Orleans
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and LSU Tiger Stadium (in Baton Rouge). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, make a trip to Jackson Square, stroll through New Orleans City Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field. October in New Orleans sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Oak Alley Plantation, LSU Tiger Stadium
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Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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