8 days in Tallahassee & New Orleans Itinerary

8 days in Tallahassee & New Orleans Itinerary

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8 days in Tallahassee & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Tallahassee
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Miami

4
nights
Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Tallahassee Museum and Florida Historic Capitol Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mexico Beach and Mashes Sands Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Tallahassee: Carrabelle Beach (in Carrabelle), Crooked Island Beach (in Panama City Beach) and Keylypso of West Palm Beach (in Lake Park). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More, walk around Dorothy B Oven Park, examine the collection at John G. Riley House & Museum, and get outside with Leon Sinks Geological Area.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Tallahassee trip planner .

Miami to Tallahassee is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July in Tallahassee, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Carrabelle Beach, Mexico Beach, Crooked Island Beach, Mashes Sands Beach, Keylypso of West Palm Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mexico Beach ©
Mexico Beach
Tallahassee Museum ©
Tallahassee Museum
Florida Historic Capitol Museum ©
Florida Historic Capitol Museum

3
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at The National WWII Museum and Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, make a trip to Jackson Square, and see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans attractions planning website .

Traveling by flight from Tallahassee to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallahassee to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tallahassee in July, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (80°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (80°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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