4 days in New Orleans & California Itinerary

4 days in New Orleans & California Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 1 day
San Francisco
— 3 nights


New Orleans — 1 day

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 4th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally take a stroll through Garden District.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planning site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Orleans. September in New Orleans sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 83°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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San Francisco — 3 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from New Orleans to San Francisco by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New Orleans in September: highs in San Francisco hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
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California travel guide

Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.