12 days in Louisiana Itinerary

12 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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12 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  25​h
1
Bossier City
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Lafayette
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Manila, Luzon

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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for gifts at Libbey Glass Outlet, then admire the masterpieces at R. W. Norton Art Gallery, then try to win big at Margaritaville Resort Casino, and finally browse the different shops at Louisiana Boardwalk.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bossier City trip planner .

Manila, Philippines to Bossier City is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Bossier City is minus 14 hours. Traveling from Manila in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bossier City, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Bossier City

Fun & Games Shopping Casinos

Side Trip

Shreveport
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Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino
Louisiana Boardwalk ©
Louisiana Boardwalk
R. W. Norton Art Gallery ©
R. W. Norton Art Gallery

2
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. On the 23rd (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Jungle Gardens, then explore the activities along Lake Martin, and then stroll the grounds of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist. On your second day here, look for gifts at Martins Accordions, take in nature's colorful creations at Rip Van Winkle Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Shadows on the Teche, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Parish Brewing.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lafayette trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Bossier City to Lafayette takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Lafayette, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Lafayette

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

New Iberia, Jungle Gardens, Lake Martin, Martins Accordions, Parish Brewing
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Jungle Gardens ©
Jungle Gardens
Parish Brewing ©
Parish Brewing
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©

2
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 25th (Tue), explore and take pictures at LSU Tiger Stadium, look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger Habitat, examine the collection at USS Kidd, then take an in-depth tour of LSU Rural Life Museum, and finally stroll through Riverfront Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, get a sense of history and politics at State Capitol Welcome Center, then examine the collection at Louisiana's Old State Capitol, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Tin Roof Brewery.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Lafayette to Baton Rouge takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Baton Rouge can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site
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USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd
Mike the Tiger Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger Habitat
LSU Tiger Stadium ©
LSU Tiger Stadium

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Whitney Plantation. Get outdoors at Ultimate Swamp Adventures and Kayaking & Canoeing. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online trip builder .

You can drive from Baton Rouge to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Baton Rouge in June, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 33°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Whitney Plantation
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Kayaking & Canoeing

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