14 days in Louisiana Itinerary

14 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Louisiana trip planner

Make it your trip
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New Orleans
— 6 nights
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White Castle
— 2 nights
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Saint Francisville
— 2 nights
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Lafayette
— 3 nights
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New Orleans

— 6 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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, visit Frenchmen Street, take a stroll through Royal Street, and meet the residents at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans travel route planner.

Atlanta to New Orleans is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Atlanta in March since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to White Castle.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

White Castle

— 2 nights
White Castle a town in Iberville Parish, Louisiana, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Cajun Village, take in nature's colorful creations at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, and then contemplate the long history of Madewood Plantation. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Hansen's Disease Museum, get outside with Atchafalaya Adventures, then explore the world behind art at Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Nottoway Plantation.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read White Castle online trip maker.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to White Castle takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in White Castle, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint Francisville.

Things to do in White Castle

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint Francisville

— 2 nights
St. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, take in nature's colorful creations at Afton Villa Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grace Church of West Feliciana Parish, and finally get engrossed in the history at West Feliciana Historical Society Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at LSP Museum, don't miss a visit to Greenwood Plantation, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Francisville United Methodist Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Francisville online tour planner.

You can drive from White Castle to Saint Francisville in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Saint Francisville are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Saint Francisville

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Lafayette

— 3 nights
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lafayette: Conrad Rice Museum (in New Iberia) and Avery Island (Jungle Gardens & Avery island). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin, admire the majestic nature at Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, and take a tour by water with The Atchafalaya Experience.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lafayette holiday site.

Drive from Saint Francisville to Lafayette in 1.5 hours. In March in Lafayette, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lafayette

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.