4 days in Philadelphia & New Orleans Itinerary

4 days in Philadelphia & New Orleans Itinerary

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1
Philadelphia
— 1 night
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights

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night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 1st (Sun), appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, thenexplore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens. On the next day, stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, thenadmire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Philadelphia. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, thenstop by Faulkner House Books, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, thenmake a trip to Jackson Square, and then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans road trip site.

Fly from Philadelphia to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Philadelphia in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Ghost & Vampire Tours

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