3 days in Lafayette, New Orleans & Baton Rouge Itinerary

3 days in Lafayette, New Orleans & Baton Rouge Itinerary

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3 days in Lafayette, New Orleans & Baton Rouge Itinerary

Start: Lafayette
Lafayette
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Baton Rouge
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
End: Lafayette

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville and then explore the world behind art at Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lafayette journey maker app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Lafayette. In June, daily temperatures in Lafayette can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville

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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.
For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Lafayette to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lafayette in June: highs in New Orleans hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Lafayette Cemetery No.1 ©
Lafayette Cemetery No.1

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 24th (Sun), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate the long history of Port Hudson State Historic Site, then get curious at Louisiana Art & Science Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at USS Kidd.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Baton Rouge road trip planning app .

Drive from New Orleans to Baton Rouge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Baton Rouge, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

#Museums, #Spas, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Port Hudson State Historic Site
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Louisiana Art & Science Museum ©
Louisiana Art & Science Museum
USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd
Port Hudson State Historic Site ©
Port Hudson State Historic Site

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