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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like LSU Tiger Stadium and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), USS Kidd (in Baton Rouge) and Biloxi (Beauvoir & Ship Island). Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, and take a stroll through French Quarter.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans online itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field. September in New Orleans sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 33°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Baton Rouge, Biloxi, Destrehan Plantation, Whitney Plantation, Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
LSU Tiger Stadium ©
LSU Tiger Stadium
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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