14 days in Louisiana Itinerary

14 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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14 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Bossier City
— 2 nights
2
Lafayette
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Vacherie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Miami

2
nights
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 25th (Thu): try to win big at Margaritaville Resort Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): bet on a winner at Harrah's Louisiana Downs, take in the architecture and atmosphere at First United Methodist Church, then explore the world behind art at R. W. Norton Art Gallery, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bossier City vacation builder tool .

Miami to Bossier City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Miami to Bossier City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Miami in April: high temperatures in Bossier City hover around 76°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Bossier City

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Shreveport, Lake Claiborne State Park, Lincoln Parish Park
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Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino
Harrah's Louisiana Downs ©
Harrah's Louisiana Downs
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Get out of town with these interesting Lafayette side-trips: Jungle Gardens (in Avery Island), Baton Rouge (Alex Box Stadium/Skip Bertman Field & LSU Tiger Stadium) and Rip Van Winkle Gardens (in New Iberia). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Martin, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, and steep yourself in history at Acadian Village.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lafayette trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Bossier City to Lafayette by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in April, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vacherie.

Things to do in Lafayette

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Baton Rouge, Lake Martin, Rip Van Winkle Gardens, Jungle Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Lake Martin ©
Lake Martin
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
LSU Tiger Stadium ©
LSU Tiger Stadium

2
nights
Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. On the 1st (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation, contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then examine the collection at Whitney Plantation. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at St. Joseph Plantation, then contemplate the long history of Nottoway Plantation, and then contemplate the long history of Houmas House Plantation and Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vacherie tour planner.

Drive from Lafayette to Vacherie in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Vacherie can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nottoway Plantation, Whitney Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

6
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, make a trip to Jackson Square, take a stroll through Frenchmen Street, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Vacherie to New Orleans takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Vacherie in May, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 70°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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