15 days in Louisiana Itinerary

15 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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15 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Vacherie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
New Iberia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Ville Platte
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Bossier City
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Audubon Zoo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Street and French Quarter. Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and explore the striking landscape of Chalmette National Historical Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New Orleans is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in April: highs in New Orleans hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vacherie.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

2
nights
Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, then steep yourself in history at St. Joseph Plantation, and then admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation, admire the natural beauty at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, and then see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vacherie trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from New Orleans to Vacherie by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Vacherie, with highs around 30°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Iberia.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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 18th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Acadian Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jungle Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St Martin de Tours, and then immerse yourself in nature at Palmetto Island State Park.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Iberia tour planner .

You can drive from Vacherie to New Iberia in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Ville Platte.

Things to do in New Iberia

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint Martinville, Lake Martin, Palmetto Island State Park, Jungle Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Jungle Gardens ©
Jungle Gardens
Palmetto Island State Park ©
Palmetto Island State Park
Church of St Martin de Tours ©
Church of St Martin de Tours

2
nights
Ville Platte

Ville Platte ©
Ville Platte is a small city and the parish seat of Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, United States. On the 20th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Chicot State Park, 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, then admire the majestic nature at Louisiana State Arboretum, and then cruise along Creole Nature Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Ville Platte tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from New Iberia to Ville Platte in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Bossier City.

Things to do in Ville Platte

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Louisiana, Prairie Acadian Cultural Center
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Prairie Acadian Cultural Center ©
Prairie Acadian Cultural Center
Sabine National Wildlife Refuge ©
Sabine National Wildlife Refuge

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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Red River National Wildlife Refuge, then buy something for everyone on your list at Louisiana Boardwalk, and then try to win big at Margaritaville Resort Casino.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bossier City trip app .

Drive from Ville Platte to Bossier City in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Bossier City are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bossier City

Wildlife Fun & Games Parks
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Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino
Louisiana Boardwalk ©
Louisiana Boardwalk

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