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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle) and Madewood Plantation (in Napoleonville). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and wander the streets of Frenchmen Street.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans attractions app .

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major airports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Lafayette Regional Airport. In October, daytime highs in New Orleans are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Madewood Plantation, Nottoway Plantation
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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