7 days in New Orleans Itinerary

7 days in New Orleans Itinerary

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Doctor Gumbo Tours. The National WWII Museum and Jamie Hayes Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Royal Street and St. Louis Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell), Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and Ponchatoula Country Market (in Ponchatoula). Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, make a trip to Jackson Square, wander the streets of Frenchmen Street, and examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art.

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If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Lafayette Regional Airport. In December, daytime highs in New Orleans are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ponchatoula Country Market, Global Wildlife Center, Oak Alley Plantation, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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