15 days in Louisiana Itinerary

15 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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15 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Vacherie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Saint Francisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Natchez
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
New Iberia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: London

1
night
Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Oak Alley Plantation, then steep yourself in history at St. Joseph Plantation, and then steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, and then identify plant and animal life at Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vacherie travel route builder app .

London, UK to Vacherie is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time is minus 6 hours. While traveling from London, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Vacherie, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Saint Francisville.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge, Nottoway Plantation, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
St. Joseph Plantation ©
St. Joseph Plantation

2
nights
Saint Francisville

Saint Francisville ©
St. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, contemplate the long history of The Myrtles Plantation, then contemplate the long history of Audubon State Historic Site, and finally steep yourself in history at Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Louisiana's Old State Capitol, then see the interesting displays at USS Kidd, then admire all the interesting features of LSU Tiger Stadium, and finally get engrossed in the history at West Feliciana Historical Society Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Francisville route planner .

Drive from Vacherie to Saint Francisville in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Saint Francisville can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Saint Francisville

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Baton Rouge
Highlights from your plan
The Myrtles Plantation ©
The Myrtles Plantation
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site ©
USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd

2
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is a village in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Cane River Creole National Historical Park and then contemplate the long history of Prudhomme-Rouquier House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Living The Dream Guide Service, contemplate the long history of Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store, and then steep yourself in history at Historic District Shopping.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Natchez trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Saint Francisville to Natchez in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Iberia.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Natchitoches, Living The Dream Guide Service
Highlights from your plan
Prudhomme-Rouquier House ©
Prudhomme-Rouquier House

2
nights
New Iberia

New Iberia ©
New Iberia is a small city in and the parish seat of Iberia Parish, Louisiana, United States. On the 27th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Shadows on the Teche, look for all kinds of wild species at Jungle Gardens, and then identify plant and animal life at Bird City. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, and then explore the activities along Lake Martin.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New Iberia route planner.

Traveling by car from Natchez to New Iberia takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in New Iberia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New Iberia

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avery Island, Lafayette, Lake Martin
Highlights from your plan
Jungle Gardens ©
Jungle Gardens
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Shadows on the Teche ©
Shadows on the Teche

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.
Let the collections at The National WWII Museum and The Presbytere capture your imagination. Visit Garden District and Jackson Square for their historical value. Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, see the interesting displays at Historic New Orleans Collection, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, and view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans vacation builder website .

You can drive from New Iberia to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. When traveling from New Iberia in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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