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New Orleans— 3 nights
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.Step off the beaten path and head to Oak Alley Plantation and Laura Plantation. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, stroll through Audubon Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Mardi Gras World.
To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online itinerary creator.
The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New Orleans. In May, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in New Orleans
Vacherie, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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