6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Dallas
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Shreveport
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Lake Charles
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
Lafayette
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Dallas

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Shreveport

Shreveport ©
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument and then try your luck at Margaritaville Resort Casino.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Shreveport trip itinerary builder app .

Dallas to Shreveport is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Shreveport can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Lake Charles.

Things to do in Shreveport

#Casinos, #Fun & Games, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Margaritaville Resort Casino
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Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino
Caddo Parish Confederate Monument ©

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Lake Charles

Lake Charles ©
Lake Charles is the fifth-largest incorporated city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): trek along Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point, try your luck at Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lake Charles, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sam Houston Jones State Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lake Charles tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Shreveport to Lake Charles in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Lake Charles

#Parks, #Casinos, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point
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Sam Houston Jones State Park ©
Sam Houston Jones State Park
Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point ©

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day
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Alexandre Mouton House, get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Lafayette holiday builder tool .

Drive from Lake Charles to Lafayette in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Lafayette sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks

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Lake Martin
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Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Alexandre Mouton House ©
Alexandre Mouton House

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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.
Get some historical perspective at French Quarter and Jackson Square. Visiting Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Audubon Zoo will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Lafayette to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lafayette in July, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (80°F), and nights are about the same (80°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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