10 days in Louisiana Itinerary

10 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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10 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Breaux Bridge
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Cameron
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Raleigh

2
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. You've now added Louisiana's Old State Capitol to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Louisiana's Old State Capitol, look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger Habitat, then see the interesting displays at USS Kidd, then walk around Riverfront Plaza, and finally steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of LSU Rural Life Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, and then admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Baton Rouge trip itinerary maker .

Raleigh to Baton Rouge is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Raleigh to Baton Rouge. In May in Baton Rouge, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Breaux Bridge.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Oak Alley Plantation, Nottoway Plantation, The Myrtles Plantation
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Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

few
hours
Breaux Bridge

Breaux Bridge
Breaux Bridge is a small city in St. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Urns of Justice and then explore the activities along Lake Martin.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Breaux Bridge trip planner .

Traveling by car from Baton Rouge to Breaux Bridge takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Cameron.

Things to do in Breaux Bridge

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Urns of Justice

1
night
Cameron

Cameron ©
Cameron is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the parish seat of Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll through Mae's Beach and then kick back and relax at Holly Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cameron trip planner.

You can drive from Breaux Bridge to Cameron in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in June, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Cameron

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Holly Beach ©
Holly Beach

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.
Get outdoors at Chalmette National Historical Park and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Do some cultural sightseeing at The National WWII Museum and Jackson Square. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Slidell, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans online trip builder .

You can drive from Cameron to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Cameron in June, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 83°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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