10 days in Louisiana Itinerary

10 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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10 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Boston
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Baton Rouge
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
End: Boston

3
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore and take pictures at LSU Tiger Stadium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Nottoway Plantation, admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation, and then contemplate the long history of Houmas House Plantation and Gardens.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge trip app .

Boston to Baton Rouge is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Baton Rouge due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boston in July: high temperatures in Baton Rouge hover around 92°F and lows are around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a bus to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vermilionville, Oak Alley Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Lake Martin, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation

6
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to French Quarter, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo.

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

You can take a bus from Baton Rouge to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Baton Rouge in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 80°F, while days are slightly colder, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

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