10 days in Louisiana Itinerary

10 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Donaldsonville
— 2 nights
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Lafayette
— 3 nights
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Bossier City
— 1 night

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New Orleans

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The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA and Faubourg Marigny. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ultimate Swamp Adventures will get you outdoors. Step out of New Orleans to go to Slidell and see Slidell Historic Antique District, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and stroll around New Orleans Musical Legends Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans online vacation builder.

Montreal, Canada to New Orleans is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Montreal to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Montreal in May, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Donaldsonville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Faubourg Marigny
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Donaldsonville

Donaldsonville ©
Donaldsonville is a small city in and the parish seat of Ascension Parish in south Louisiana, United States, located along the River Road of the west bank of the Mississippi River. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Oak Alley Plantation, then see the interesting displays at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then examine the collection at Whitney Plantation. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation, contemplate the long history of Bocage Plantation, and then admire the natural beauty at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens.

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Drive from New Orleans to Donaldsonville in 1.5 hours. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Donaldsonville, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Lafayette.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Explore hidden gems such as Vermilionville and Cathedral of St John the Evangelist. Take a break from the city and head to Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours and Jungle Gardens. Explore Lafayette's surroundings by going to Rip Van Winkle Gardens (in New Iberia) and Baton Rouge (State Capitol Welcome Center, USS Kidd, &more). There's more to do: pause for some photo ops at Urns of Justice.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lafayette holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Donaldsonville to Lafayette takes 2 hours. May in Lafayette sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bossier City.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

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Bossier City

Bossier City ©
Bossier City is a suburb of Shreveport, Louisiana, United States, located in Bossier Parish.As of the 2010 census, Bossier City had a population of 61,315. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument and then bet on a winner at Harrah's Louisiana Downs.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bossier City trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Lafayette to Bossier City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June in Bossier City, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bossier City

Fun & Games · Casinos · Historic Sites

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