8 days in New Orleans & Sarasota Itinerary

8 days in New Orleans & Sarasota Itinerary

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8 days in New Orleans & Sarasota Itinerary

Paris
Fly:  17​h 45​min
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
Sarasota
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
Paris

4
days
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: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, and wander the streets of Garden District.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read New Orleans tour planner.

Paris, France to New Orleans is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Paris to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. In February, New Orleans is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sarasota.

Things to do in New Orleans

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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

3
days
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city located in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Petersburg (The Dali Museum & Michele Tuegel Contemporary) and Saint Pete Beach (in St. Pete Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach, see the interesting displays at The Ringling, explore and take pictures at Myakka River State Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sarasota holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Sarasota takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Sarasota. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sarasota, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sarasota

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St. Petersburg, Siesta Beach, Saint Pete Beach
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Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
The Dalí Museum
The Dalí Museum
The Ringling
The Ringling

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