10 days in Sarasota, Lafayette Area & Chattanooga Itinerary

10 days in Sarasota, Lafayette Area & Chattanooga Itinerary

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Sarasota
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Lafayette
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Chattanooga
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Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Siesta Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sarasota side-trips: Saint Pete Beach (in St. Pete Beach), Clearwater Beach (in Clearwater) and Sunshine Skyway Bridge (in Tampa). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Ringling, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ted Sperling Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sarasota driving holiday site.

Indianapolis to Sarasota is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. Traveling from Indianapolis in April, expect nights in Sarasota to be much warmer, around 65°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Sarasota

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. On the 18th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville, then get engrossed in the history at Acadian Cultural Center, and finally explore the activities along Lake Martin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): get curious at Lafayette Science Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin Rookery, and then get outside with Lamson Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lafayette planner.

You can fly from Sarasota to Lafayette in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sarasota to Lafayette is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sarasota in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Lafayette, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Lafayette

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Lake Martin Rookery ©
Lake Martin Rookery
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Vermilionville
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Acadian Village

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Chattanooga

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Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Family-friendly places like Ruby Falls and Walnut Street Bridge will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Chattanooga to Rising Fawn to see Cloudland Canyon State Park about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Chattanooga Zoo, partake in some friendly competition at Escape Experience - Chattanooga Escape Room Games, and take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga trip planner.

Getting from Lafayette to Chattanooga by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lafayette to Chattanooga due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lafayette in April, expect Chattanooga to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

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