8 days in New Orleans Itinerary

8 days in New Orleans Itinerary

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New Orleans
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New Orleans

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Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Louisiana's Old State Capitol and Garden District. Get outdoors at Ultimate Swamp Adventures and Lake End Park. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to USS Kidd (in Baton Rouge), Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, make a trip to The Myrtles Plantation, stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie, and explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans vacation website.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Trent Lott International Airport. In May, daily temperatures in New Orleans can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Baton Rouge, Covington, Saint Francisville, Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Global Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site ©
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site

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