22 days in Louisiana Itinerary

22 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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22 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  31​h
1
Bossier City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Lafayette
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Vacherie
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
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. Bossier City is known for casinos, shopping, spas, fun & games, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try to win big at Margaritaville Resort Casino, bet on a winner at Harrah's Louisiana Downs, pause for some photo ops at Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, and engage your brain at Sci-Port Discovery Center.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bossier City road trip planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Bossier City is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Bossier City to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Bossier City

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Shreveport
Highlights from your plan
R. W. Norton Art Gallery ©
R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Venture out of the city with trips to Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle), Rip Van Winkle Gardens (in New Iberia) and Baton Rouge (Alex Box Stadium/Skip Bertman Field & LSU Tiger Stadium). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin, get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village, head outdoors with Lamson Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Martin de Tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lafayette trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Bossier City to Lafayette in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vacherie.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Baton Rouge, Nottoway Plantation, Jungle Gardens, Rip Van Winkle Gardens, Church of St Martin de Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
LSU Tiger Stadium ©
LSU Tiger Stadium

3
nights
Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vacherie: Donaldsonvillle (in Donaldsonville), Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery (in Pierre Part) and Madewood Plantation (in Napoleonville). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Oak Alley Plantation, examine the collection at Whitney Plantation, relax in the rural setting at St. Joseph Plantation, and admire the natural beauty at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vacherie online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Lafayette to Vacherie in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May in Vacherie, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery, San Francisco Plantation, Evergreen Plantation, Donaldsonvillle
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

9
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.
Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Garden District, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Vacherie to New Orleans takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Vacherie in May, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are a bit warmer (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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