9 days in Atlanta, Montgomery & New Orleans Itinerary

9 days in Atlanta, Montgomery & New Orleans Itinerary

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9 days in Atlanta, Montgomery & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Dallas

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Go for a jaunt from Atlanta to Stone Mountain to see Stone Mountain Park about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, and admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta travel route builder tool .

Dallas to Atlanta is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Atlanta. Traveling from Dallas in July, expect Atlanta to be little chillier, temps between 89°F and 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Stone Mountain Park, Six Flags Over Georgia
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Room Escape Games

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 17th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, meet the residents at Montgomery Zoo, and then have fun at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Montgomery route planner.

You can drive from Atlanta to Montgomery in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Montgomery due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Montgomery

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Fun & Games
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Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©

4
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and take a stroll through Garden District.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read New Orleans online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Montgomery in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo

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