10 days in Des Moines, New Orleans & Branstone Itinerary

10 days in Des Moines, New Orleans & Branstone Itinerary

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10 days in Des Moines, New Orleans & Branstone Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, United States
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Des Moines, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
New Orleans, United States
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
Branstone, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale, United States

2
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Des Moines, United States

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Capitol Building. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll around Des Moines Civic Center, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Downtown Farmers Market, and then explore and take pictures at Iowa State Fairgrounds.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Des Moines trip itinerary planner.

Fort Lauderdale to Des Moines is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Des Moines. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in February; daily highs in Des Moines reach 34°F and lows reach 16°F. On the 24th (Sat), you're off toNew Orleans.

Things to do in Des Moines

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Des Moines Civic Center ©
Des Moines Civic Center
Iowa State Fairgrounds ©
Iowa State Fairgrounds
Downtown Farmers Market ©
Downtown Farmers Market

5
days
New Orleans, United States

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: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and take a stroll through Garden District.

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You can fly from Des Moines to New Orleans in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, New Orleans is much hotter than Des Moines - with highs of 56°F and lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Branstone.

Things to do in New Orleans

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Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

few
hours
Branstone, United Kingdom

Branstone ©
On the 3rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Osborne House and then take in the exciting artwork at Chad Powell Gallery & Shop.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from New Orleans to Branstone. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New Orleans to Branstone. Traveling from New Orleans in March, expect nights in Branstone to be cooler, around 37°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Branstone

#Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trips

Osborne House, The Chad Powell Gallery & Shop
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Osborne House ©
Osborne House
The Chad Powell Gallery & Shop ©
The Chad Powell Gallery & Shop

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