14 days in Louisiana Itinerary

14 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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14 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Brasilia
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
New Orleans
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Baton Rouge
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Shreveport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Lake Charles
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Brasilia

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, stroll around New Orleans City Park, and take a stroll through Royal Street.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans travel route builder tool .

Brasilia, Brazil to New Orleans is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brasilia to New Orleans is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Brasilia in April, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

3
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle), Madewood Plantation (in Napoleonville) and Vacherie (Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site & Oak Alley Plantation). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Martin, contemplate the long history of Acadian Village, get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville, and admire the natural beauty at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Baton Rouge travel route app .

Traveling by bus from New Orleans to Baton Rouge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Baton Rouge: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Shreveport.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lafayette, Vacherie, Madewood Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

2
nights
Shreveport

Shreveport ©
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. On the 8th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Meadows Museum of Art, try to win big at Margaritaville Resort Casino, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at First United Methodist Church, and finally try your luck at Harrah's Louisiana Downs. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of The Logan Mansion, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then explore the world behind art at R. W. Norton Art Gallery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Great Raft Brewing.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Shreveport trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Baton Rouge to Shreveport in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Shreveport can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Lake Charles.

Things to do in Shreveport

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trip

Bossier City
Highlights from your plan
Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino
R. W. Norton Art Gallery ©
R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Lake Charles

Lake Charles ©
Lake Charles is a brackish lake located on the Calcasieu River in Southwest Louisiana, United States, situated almost entirely within the Lake Charles city limits. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Bayou Rum Distillery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Crying Eagle Brewing Company, then walk around Prien Lake Park, and finally walk around Veteran's Memorial Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge, and then identify plant and animal life at Sabine National Wildlife Refuge.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Lake Charles tour itinerary site .

Getting from Shreveport to Lake Charles by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Lake Charles can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Louisiana, Bayou Rum Distillery
Highlights from your plan

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