5 days in New Orleans & Las Vegas Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 1 night
Las Vegas
— 3 nights


New Orleans — 1 night

The Big Easy

On the 16th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then get some jogging in at Woldenberg Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New Orleans travel route planning site.

Las Vegas to New Orleans is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours
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Las Vegas — 3 nights

Sin City

Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planning site.

Fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 87°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
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