11 days in Louisiana Itinerary

11 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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11 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  15​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
Bossier City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Alexandria
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Baton Rouge
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
Manchester

3
days
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like French Quarter and Jackson Square. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and shop like a local with Royal Street.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read New Orleans travel planner.

Manchester, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to New Orleans is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Manchester in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be warmer, around 31°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Bossier City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

2
days
Bossier City

Bossier City ©
Bossier City is a city in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States.As of the 2010 census, Bossier City had a population of 61,315. On the 25th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at R.W. Norton Art Gallery, look for gifts at Libbey Glass Inc, and then try to win big at Margaritaville Resort Casino. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Sci-Port Discovery Center, buy something for everyone on your list at Louisiana Boardwalk, and then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bossier City custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from New Orleans to Bossier City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in July: highs in Bossier City hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Bossier City

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Shreveport
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Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino
Louisiana Boardwalk
Louisiana Boardwalk
R.W. Norton Art Gallery ©
R.W. Norton Art Gallery

1
day
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Alexandria is a city in and the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Kent Plantation House State Historic Site and then stroll through Alexandria Zoological Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Alexandria vacation builder.

Drive from Bossier City to Alexandria in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Alexandria can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Alexandria

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Alexandria Zoological Park ©
Alexandria Zoological Park

3
days
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Oak Alley Plantation and Nottoway Plantation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baton Rouge: Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site (in Saint Francisville), Cypress Bayou Casino (in Charenton) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). There's more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and see the interesting displays at USS Kidd Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Baton Rouge vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Baton Rouge takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, Oak Alley Plantation, Cypress Bayou Casino, Nottoway Plantation
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Oak Alley Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation

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