6 days in New Orleans & Atlanta Itinerary

6 days in New Orleans & Atlanta Itinerary

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6 days in New Orleans & Atlanta Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  24​h
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Melbourne

2
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then admire the natural beauty at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and finally stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

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Melbourne, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to New Orleans is minus 16 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: highs in New Orleans hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Parks

Side Trips

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium and then steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta day trip planning app .

You can fly from New Orleans to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Atlanta, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Historic Sites
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

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