28 days in Louisiana Itinerary

28 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 6 nights
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Abita Springs
— 4 nights
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Saint Francisville
— 3 nights
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Alexandria
— 1 night
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Eunice
— 3 nights
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Lafayette
— 2 nights
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Breaux Bridge
— 3 nights
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Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Spectral City Tours, French Market and The Jazz Playhouse. Appreciate the collections at Whitney Plantation and The National WWII Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Immaculate Conception Church and Jamie Hayes Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Global Wildlife Center (in Folsom), Gulf Islands National Seashore (in Ocean Springs) and Biloxi Beach (in Biloxi). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Faubourg Marigny, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans online tour itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to New Orleans is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Montreal in December, things will get much hotter in New Orleans: highs are around 16°C and lows about 16°C. You'll set off for Abita Springs on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in New Orleans

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

4
nights
Abita Springs

Abita Springs ©
Abita Springs is a town in St. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Abita Mystery House and Pontchartrain Vineyards. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tammany Trace and Abita Brewing Company. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Abita Springs Trailhead Museum.

Before you visit Abita Springs, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from New Orleans to Abita Springs in an hour. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Abita Springs: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Saint Francisville.

Things to do in Abita Springs

Outdoors · Trails · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Abita Brewing Company ©
Abita Brewing Company
Abita Mystery House ©
Abita Mystery House
Abita Springs Trailhead Museum ©
Abita Springs Trailhead Museum

3
nights
Saint Francisville

Saint Francisville ©
St. Your inner history buff will appreciate LSP Museum and Port Hudson State Historic Site. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Audubon State Historic Site and Clark Creek Natural Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Francisville: Natchez (Old South Winery, Dunleith Historic Inn, &more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francisville United Methodist Church, steep yourself in history at Market Hall, and learn more about the world around you at West Feliciana Historical Society Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Francisville visit planner.

You can drive from Abita Springs to Saint Francisville in 2 hours. In December in Saint Francisville, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Saint Francisville

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Audubon State Historic Site ©
Audubon State Historic Site
LSP Museum ©
LSP Museum
Choctaw Hall ©
Choctaw Hall

1
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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Alexandria is the ninth-largest city in the state of Louisiana and is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): try your luck at Jena Choctaw Pines Casino, learn about all things military at Forts Randolph and Buhlow, and then steep yourself in history at Arna Bontemps African American Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Alexandria driving holiday planner.

Drive from Saint Francisville to Alexandria in 2 hours. In January in Alexandria, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. You'll set off for Eunice on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Alexandria

Casinos · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Jena Choctaw Pines Casino ©
Jena Choctaw Pines Casino
Forts Randolph and Buhlow ©
Forts Randolph and Buhlow
Arna Bontemps African American Museum ©
Arna Bontemps African American Museum

3
nights
Eunice

Eunice ©
Eunice is a city in Acadia and St. Museum-lovers will appreciate Tupper Museum and Prairie Acadian Cultural Center. Get outdoors at Holly Beach and Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge. Venture out of the city with trips to Charpentier Historic District (in Lake Charles), Bayou Rum Distillery (in Lacassine) and Dequincy Railroad Museum (in Dequincy). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Sabine National Wildlife Refuge.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Eunice trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Eunice takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Eunice

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Holly Beach ©
Holly Beach
Dequincy Railroad Museum ©
Dequincy Railroad Museum
Prairie Acadian Cultural Center ©
Prairie Acadian Cultural Center

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Landry Catholic Church, stop by The Best Stop Supermarket, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Acadian Village, then get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Parish Brewing.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lafayette online travel planner.

You can drive from Eunice to Lafayette in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Lafayette can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Breaux Bridge.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
St. Landry Catholic Church ©
St. Landry Catholic Church
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
The Best Stop Supermarket ©
The Best Stop Supermarket

3
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Breaux Bridge

Breaux Bridge
Breaux Bridge is a small city in St. Step out of the city life by going to Lake Martin and Palmetto Island State Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Conrad Rice Museum and Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The African American Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St Martin de Tours, sample the tasty concoctions at Bayou Teche Brewing, and pause for some photo ops at Evangeline Monument.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Breaux Bridge road trip website.

Breaux Bridge is just a short distance from Lafayette. In January, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Breaux Bridge

Nature · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Palmetto Island State Park
Palmetto Island State Park
Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum ©
Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum
Conrad Rice Museum ©
Conrad Rice Museum

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grace Church of West Feliciana Parish, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Red Stick Farmers Market, steep yourself in history at The Old Governor's Mansion, then admire the masterpieces at LSU Museum of Art, then identify plant and animal life at Mike the Tiger's Habitat, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Tin Roof Brewery.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Baton Rouge online journey planner.

You can drive from Breaux Bridge to Baton Rouge in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Baton Rouge can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mike the Tiger's Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger's Habitat
LSU Museum of Art ©
LSU Museum of Art

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Your day by day itinerary now includes Spectral City Tours, French Market and The Jazz Playhouse. Get some historical perspective at Immaculate Conception Church and Our Sacred Stories. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jamie Hayes Gallery and Audubon Park.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from Baton Rouge to New Orleans by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Baton Rouge in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church
Jamie Hayes Gallery ©
Jamie Hayes Gallery
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories

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