10 days in New Orleans, Baton Rouge & Houston Itinerary

10 days in New Orleans, Baton Rouge & Houston Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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New Orleans
— 5 nights
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Baton Rouge
— 1 night
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Houston
— 3 nights
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New Orleans

— 5 nights

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, get to know the fascinating history of Our Sacred Stories, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans day trip planning tool.

London, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New Orleans is minus 6 hours. In November, New Orleans is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 19°C and lows of 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Baton Rouge

— 1 night
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. On the 6th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of LSU Rural Life Museum and then contemplate the long history of Houmas House and Gardens. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, then contemplate the long history of Oak Alley Plantation, and then contemplate the long history of Nottoway Plantation.

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You can drive from New Orleans to Baton Rouge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Baton Rouge, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can fly to Houston.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Houston

— 3 nights

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 8th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Cockrell Butterfly Center, then engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Houston travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Baton Rouge to Houston by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Baton Rouge in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Houston, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites