15 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 6 nights
Baton Rouge
— 4 nights
— 1 night
New Iberia
— 2 nights
Drive to Lafayette Regional Airport, Fly to Barcelona


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.
Explore hidden gems such as Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World. French Quarter and Whitney Plantation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Slidell (Tammany Trace & Nature & Wildlife Tours). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, see the interesting displays at The Historic New Orleans Collection, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

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Barcelona, Spain to New Orleans is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Barcelona in September, with lows around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Baton Rouge.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Baton Rouge — 4 nights

Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and The Myrtles Plantation. Your inner history buff will appreciate Louisiana's Old State Capitol and Oak Alley Plantation. Explore Baton Rouge's surroundings by going to Vermilionville (in Lafayette), Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle) and St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at USS Kidd, don't miss a visit to Houmas House and Gardens, contemplate the long history of Madewood Plantation, and identify plant and animal life at Mike the Tiger's Habitat.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Baton Rouge planner.

You can drive from New Orleans to Baton Rouge in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in September, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Baton Rouge: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cameron.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips

Cameron — 1 night

Cameron is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the parish seat of Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States. On the 13th (Wed), kick back and relax at Holly Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mae's Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Sabine Pass Lighthouse.

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You can drive from Baton Rouge to Cameron in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New Iberia.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

New Iberia — 2 nights

New Iberia is a small city in and the parish seat of Iberia Parish, Louisiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Bird City, admire the natural beauty at Jungle Gardens, and then head off the coast to Avery island. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Conrad Rice Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Rip Van Winkle Gardens, and then admire the majestic nature at Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site.

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Getting from Cameron to New Iberia by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in New Iberia are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Louisiana travel guide

Nightlife · Historic Walking Areas · 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.