5 days in Alexandria & Newark Itinerary

5 days in Alexandria & Newark Itinerary

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Fly to Lafayette Regional Airport, Drive to Alexandria
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Alexandria
— 1 night
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Drive to Lafayette Regional Airport, Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Newark
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Newark
— 2 nights
Drive

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Alexandria

Alexandria is the ninth-largest city in the state of Louisiana and is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Alexandria Zoological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to River Oaks Square Arts Center, then steep yourself in history at Kent Plantation House, and then examine the collection at Alexandria Museum of Art.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Alexandria travel route site.

New York City to Alexandria is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Alexandria. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Alexandria: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Newark.

Things to do in Alexandria

Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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Newark

Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Newark side-trips: Bronx (Bronx Zoo & New York Botanical Garden), Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill) and Princeton (Princeton University & Princeton University Chapel). There's lots more to do: stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, take in the waterfront at Weehawken Recreation Pier, test your team's savvy at Amazing Escape Room Princeton, and wander the streets of Ironbound.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Newark trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alexandria to Newark. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alexandria to Newark. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Alexandria in August: highs in Newark hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Newark

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips