16 days in Waldorf, Natchitoches & New Orleans Itinerary

16 days in Waldorf, Natchitoches & New Orleans Itinerary

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Waldorf
— 5 nights
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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Lafayette Regional Airport, Drive to Natchitoches
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Natchitoches
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 7 nights
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Waldorf

— 5 nights
Waldorf is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Charles County, Maryland, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Waldorf: Mount Vernon (George Washington's Mount Vernon & Ford Orientation Center), St. Bernadette Catholic Church (in Springfield) and Leonardtown Wharf Park (in Leonardtown). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps, take an in-depth tour of Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum, expand your understanding of the military at "On Watch" Monument, and experience rural life at Shlagel Farms.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Waldorf trip itinerary planning site.

Washington DC to Waldorf is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Washington DC in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Waldorf, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Natchitoches.

Things to do in Waldorf

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Natchitoches

— 3 nights
Natchitoches is a small city and the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Living The Dream Guide Service (in Many) and Kisatchie National Forest (in Provencal). There's much more to do: make a trip to The Minor Basilica Of The Immaculate Conception, examine the collection at Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum, contemplate the long history of Melrose Plantation, and hike along Cane River National Heritage Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Natchitoches vacation tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Waldorf to Natchitoches. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Waldorf to Natchitoches due to the time zone difference. In September, Natchitoches is a bit warmer than Waldorf - with highs of 91°F and lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchitoches

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

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New Orleans

— 7 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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, stroll around Audubon Park, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New Orleans road trip site.

Getting from Natchitoches to New Orleans by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Natchitoches in September, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (83°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (83°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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