New Orleans Itinerary 5 Days

Explore the best places to visit in 5 days in New Orleans using this travel itinerary which takes you through the top attractions in the city.

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5 Days in New Orleans - Perfect Vacation Guide

With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - New Orleans is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in New Orleans when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!

Are 5 days enough for New Orleans tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in New Orleans ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in New Orleans. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of New Orleans. You can visit popular places in New Orleans, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in New Orleans?

The budget cost of 5 days in New Orleans is USD 1225. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for New Orleans 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in New Orleans are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in New Orleans in 5 days?

Frenchmen Street, Preservation Hall, R T A, Jamie Hayes Gallery must be a part of your New Orleans itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss Metairie Cemetery, Immaculate Conception Church, Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of New Orleans, you can add Historic New Orleans Collection and Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.

New Orleans travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of New Orleans like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of New Orleans.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around New Orleans in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore New Orleans on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in New Orleans

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in New Orleans. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in New Orleans for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in New Orleans, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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