15 days in Louisiana Itinerary

15 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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15 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + taxi:  18​h 45​min
1
Bossier City
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Lafayette
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Baton Rouge
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Manchester

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): bet on a winner at Harrah's Louisiana Downs, buy something for everyone on your list at Louisiana Boardwalk, and then try your luck at Margaritaville Resort Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): stop by Libbey Glass Outlet, admire the majestic nature at Lake Bistineau State Park, and then don't miss a visit to Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bossier City trip website .

Manchester, UK to Bossier City is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Manchester in October, plan for warmer days in Bossier City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Bossier City

Casinos Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site, Lake Bistineau State Park, Libbey Glass Outlet
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Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino
Harrah's Louisiana Downs ©
Harrah's Louisiana Downs
Louisiana Boardwalk ©
Louisiana Boardwalk

2
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Shadows on the Teche, immerse yourself in nature at Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site, and then explore the activities along Lake Martin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Alexandre Mouton House, then get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville, then get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village, and finally browse the different shops at Acadiana Mall.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lafayette trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bossier City to Lafayette in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lafayette are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lake Martin, Shadows on the Teche, Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site
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Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Lake Martin ©
Lake Martin
Shadows on the Teche ©
Shadows on the Teche

3
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Baton Rouge side-trips: Madewood Plantation (in Napoleonville), Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Vacherie (Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site & Oak Alley Plantation). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of LSU Tiger Stadium, steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation, have fun at Angola Rodeo, and don't miss a visit to Greenwood Plantation.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Baton Rouge trip website .

Traveling by car from Lafayette to Baton Rouge takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Baton Rouge can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Vacherie, Madewood Plantation, Nottoway Plantation, Greenwood Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
LSU Tiger Stadium ©
LSU Tiger Stadium
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation

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: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, wander the streets of Royal Street, and don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans journey planning tool .

Getting from Baton Rouge to New Orleans by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Baton Rouge in October, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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