11 days in Louisiana Itinerary

11 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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11 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Bossier City
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Lafayette
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Darrow
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Montreal

1
day
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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Shreveport Water Works Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at First United Methodist Church, then explore the world behind art at R. W. Norton Art Gallery, and finally try your luck at Margaritaville Resort Casino.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bossier City journey planner.

Montreal, Canada to Bossier City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Montreal to Bossier City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in May: high temperatures in Bossier City hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Bossier City

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Shreveport
Highlights from your plan
R. W. Norton Art Gallery ©
R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Shreveport Water Works Museum ©
Shreveport Water Works Museum
First United Methodist Church ©
First United Methodist Church

2
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Acadian Village, take an in-depth tour of Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Shadows on the Teche, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Martin, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Martin de Tours, then admire all the interesting features of Rip Van Winkle Gardens, and finally stroll the grounds of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lafayette holiday builder .

Getting from Bossier City to Lafayette by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lafayette are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Darrow.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

New Iberia, Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum, Church of St Martin de Tours, Lake Martin
Highlights from your plan
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum ©
Acadian Village ©
Acadian Village

2
nights
Darrow

Darrow ©
On the 20th (Mon), examine the collection at Whitney Plantation, steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, steep yourself in history at Madewood Plantation, then admire the masterpieces at Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery, and finally steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation.

Plan my trip to Darrow with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Lafayette to Darrow in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Darrow can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Darrow

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vacherie, Whitney Plantation, Madewood Plantation, Nottoway Plantation, Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

5
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.
You'll explore and learn at The National WWII Museum and Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World. Get some historical perspective at Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, wander the streets of Royal Street, and don't miss a visit to Bourbon Street.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans day trip website .

Traveling by car from Darrow to New Orleans takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Darrow in May, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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