8 days in Saint Louis & New Orleans Itinerary

8 days in Saint Louis & New Orleans Itinerary

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Saint Louis
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New Orleans
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Saint Louis

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, identify plant and animal life at World Bird Sanctuary, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Kirkwood Farmers’ Market. On your second day here, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then identify plant and animal life at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, and then stop by West County Center.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis road trip planner.

Rice Lake to Saint Louis is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Rice Lake in March, expect Saint Louis to be a bit warmer, temps between 54°F and 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jamie Hayes Gallery and Royal Street. Explore hidden gems such as Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Boutique du Vampyre. Step out of New Orleans with an excursion to Boat Tours & Water Sports in Lafitte--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Faubourg Marigny, take a stroll around Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans, explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and hunt for treasures at Anatolian Silver.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Saint Louis in March, plan for a bit warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 61°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 61°F. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips