14 days in Louisiana Itinerary

14 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Louisiana journey planner

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Lafayette
— 3 nights
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Cameron
— 1 night
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Donaldsonville
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 7 nights
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Lafayette

— 3 nights
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Appreciate the collections at Sans Souci Fine Crafts Gallery and Acadian Memorial. Your inner history buff will appreciate Vermilionville and Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Red Stick Farmers Market (in Baton Rouge), Saint Francisville (St. Francisville United Methodist Church, Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, &more) and Shadows on the Teche (in New Iberia). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Martins Accordions, pause for some photo ops at Urns of Justice, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, and get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lafayette trip planner.

Atlanta to Lafayette is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Lafayette. In March, Lafayette is a bit warmer than Atlanta - with highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Cameron.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Cameron

— 1 night
Cameron is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the parish seat of Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Holly Beach, stroll through Mae's Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Sabine Pass Lighthouse.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cameron trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Lafayette to Cameron in 2 hours. In March in Cameron, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Donaldsonville.

Things to do in Cameron

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Donaldsonville

— 2 nights
Donaldsonville is a small city in and the parish seat of Ascension Parish in south Louisiana, United States, located along the River Road of the west bank of the Mississippi River. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, and then admire the natural beauty at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Oak Alley Plantation, then contemplate the long history of Madewood Plantation, then admire the masterpieces at Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Nottoway Plantation.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Donaldsonville trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Cameron to Donaldsonville by car takes about 3.5 hours. March in Donaldsonville sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Donaldsonville

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 7 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Do your shopping at Royal Street and Jamie Hayes Gallery. Garden District and Jackson Square will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, make a trip to Magazine Street, wander the streets of Frenchmen Street, and examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Donaldsonville to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Donaldsonville in March: highs in New Orleans hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Louisiana travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.