27 days in Louisiana Itinerary

27 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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Fly to Lafayette Regional Airport, Drive to Jennings
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Jennings
— 2 nights
Drive
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Eunice
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mandeville
— 5 nights
Drive
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Lafitte
— 4 nights
Drive
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Thibodaux
— 6 nights
Drive
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Breaux Bridge
— 5 nights
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Jennings — 2 nights

Jennings is a city in and the parish seat of Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana, United States, near Lake Charles. On the 1st (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Gator Chateau and then sample the fine beverages at Bayou Rum Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge, then learn more about the world around you at Zigler Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at City of Crowley.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jennings vacation planning app.

Atlanta to Jennings is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Jennings due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in May, and nighttime lows around 65°F. You will leave for Eunice on the 3rd (Mon).
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Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
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Eunice — 4 nights

Eunice is a city in Acadia and St. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eunice: Louisiana State Arboretum (in Ville Platte), Greenwood Plantation (in Saint Francisville) and Clark Creek Natural Area (in Woodville). There's lots more to do: try your luck at Coushatta Casino Resort, relax in the rural setting at CM Farms, stop by Savoy Music Center, and cruise along Creole Nature Trail.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Eunice travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Jennings to Eunice takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in Eunice are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Mandeville.
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Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Casinos
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Mandeville — 5 nights

Mandeville is a small city in St. Change things up with these side-trips from Mandeville: The Waveland Ground Zero Hurricane Museum (in Waveland), Silver Slipper Casino Hotel (in Bay Saint Louis) and Slidell (Tammany Trace, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Mandeville Trailhead Cultural Interpretive Center, identify plant and animal life at Crosby Arboretum, examine the collection at Abita Mystery House, and hike along Northlake Nature Center.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mandeville trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Eunice to Mandeville in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In May in Mandeville, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lafitte.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Side Trips

Lafitte — 4 nights

Lafitte is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Bernard State Park (in Braithwaite), Chauvin Sulpture Garden (in Chauvin) and Fort Jackson (in Buras). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, immerse yourself in nature at Bayou Segnette State Park, get engrossed in the history at Lafitte's Barataria Museum and wetland trace, and step off the mainland to explore Breton National Wildlife Refuge - Chandeleur Islands.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lafitte online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Mandeville to Lafitte takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Thibodaux.
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Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips

Thibodaux — 6 nights

Thibodaux is a city in and the parish seat of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, United States, along the banks of Bayou Lafourche in the northwestern part of the parish. Get out of town with these interesting Thibodaux side-trips: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), San Francisco Plantation (in Garyville) and The Cajun Village (in Sorrento). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation, tour the pleasant surroundings at Houmas House and Gardens, experience rural life at St. Joseph Plantation, and take an in-depth tour of Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Thibodaux vacation maker app.

You can drive from Lafitte to Thibodaux in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Thibodaux can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Breaux Bridge.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
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Breaux Bridge — 5 nights

Breaux Bridge is a small city in St. Change things up with these side-trips from Breaux Bridge: Palmetto Island State Park (in Abbeville), Lake Fausse Pointe State Park (in Saint Martinville) and Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum (in Jeanerette). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Atchafalaya Experience, make a trip to Le Vieux Village de Poste des Opelousas, steep yourself in history at Shadows-on-the-Teche, and admire the majestic nature at Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Breaux Bridge road trip planner.

Drive from Thibodaux to Breaux Bridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Breaux Bridge are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
Side Trips

Louisiana travel guide

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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.
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