8 days in Louisiana Itinerary

8 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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8 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Saint Francisville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Natchitoches
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
New Iberia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
End: New York City

1
night
Saint Francisville

Saint Francisville ©
St. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Francisville driving holiday planning tool .

New York City to Saint Francisville is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Saint Francisville. August in Saint Francisville sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Natchitoches.

Things to do in Saint Francisville

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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The Myrtles Plantation ©
The Myrtles Plantation

1
night
Natchitoches

Natchitoches ©
Natchitoches is a small city and the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Fort St. Jean Baptiste, contemplate the long history of Historic District Shopping, and then contemplate the long history of Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Natchitoches sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Saint Francisville to Natchitoches in 3 hours. In August in Natchitoches, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Iberia.

Things to do in Natchitoches

#Historic Sites
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Fort St. Jean Baptiste ©
Fort St. Jean Baptiste

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nights
New Iberia

New Iberia ©
New Iberia is a small city in and the parish seat of Iberia Parish, Louisiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Martin de Tours and then kick back and relax at Lake End Park. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville and then admire the natural beauty at Jungle Gardens.

Before you visit New Iberia, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Natchitoches to New Iberia takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in New Iberia can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New Iberia

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Vermilionville, Church of St Martin de Tours, Lake End Park, Jungle Gardens
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Lake End Park ©
Lake End Park
Jungle Gardens ©
Jungle Gardens
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Kayaking & Canoeing. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lake Lawn Metairie and Hermann-Grima House. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, stop by Boutique du Vampyre, and head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from New Iberia to New Orleans takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from New Iberia, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Ultimate Swamp Adventures
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Ultimate Swamp Adventures ©
Ultimate Swamp Adventures

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