29 days in Louisiana Itinerary

29 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 6 nights
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Baton Rouge
— 5 nights
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Lafayette
— 4 nights
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Lake Charles
— 4 nights
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Natchitoches
— 3 nights
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Shreveport
— 3 nights
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Monroe
— 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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Our Sacred Stories, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and stop by Frenchmen Street.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner.

New York City to New Orleans is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from New York City in November since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Ghost & Vampire Tours

5
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Baton Rouge side-trips: Madewood Plantation (in Napoleonville), Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery (in Pierre Part) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Oak Alley Plantation, contemplate the long history of Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, stroll around North Boulevard Town Square, and brush up on your military savvy at USS Kidd.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Baton Rouge travel route planning tool.

Getting from New Orleans to Baton Rouge by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Baton Rouge: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site

4
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. When in Lafayette, make a side trip to see Avery island in Avery Island, approximately Avery Island away. And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville, don't miss a visit to Le Vieux Village de Poste des Opelousas, and take an in-depth tour of Acadian Cultural Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lafayette trip builder tool.

You can drive from Baton Rouge to Lafayette in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Charles.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours ©
Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist

4
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Lake Charles

Lake Charles ©
Lake Charles is the fifth-largest incorporated city in the U.S. Go for a jaunt from Lake Charles to Jennings to see Tupper Museum about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tee off at Gray Plantation, examine the collection at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center, stroll around Millennium Park, and hike along Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lake Charles trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lafayette to Lake Charles in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in November, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Natchitoches.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tupper Museum ©
Tupper Museum
Gray Plantation ©
Gray Plantation

3
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Natchitoches

Natchitoches ©
Natchitoches is a small city and the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. When in Natchitoches, make a side trip to see Louisiana Political Museum in Winnfield, approximately Winnfield away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store, pause for some serene contemplation at The Minor Basilica Of The Immaculate Conception, see the interesting displays at Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum, and don't miss a visit to American Cemetery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Natchitoches trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Lake Charles to Natchitoches in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lake Charles in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Natchitoches, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shreveport.

Things to do in Natchitoches

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store ©
Louisiana Political Museum ©
Louisiana Political Museum
Fort St. Jean Baptiste ©
Fort St. Jean Baptiste

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Shreveport

Shreveport ©
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shreveport: Minden (Dorcheat Historical Museum & Germantown Colony Museum). The adventure continues: try to win big at Margaritaville Resort Casino, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. John Berchmans, admire the masterpieces at Meadows Museum of Art, and sample the tasty concoctions at Great Raft Brewing.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Shreveport route app.

Getting from Natchitoches to Shreveport by car takes about 1.5 hours. November in Shreveport sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Monroe.

Things to do in Shreveport

Historic Sites · Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
First United Methodist Church ©
First United Methodist Church
Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino
R. W. Norton Art Gallery ©
R. W. Norton Art Gallery

3
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Monroe

Monroe ©
Monroe is the eighth-largest city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monroe: Lincoln Parish Park (in Ruston), Southern Heritage Air Foundation (in Tallulah) and Poverty Point World Heritage Site (in Epps). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, test your team's savvy at Southern Escape Room, and stroll through Biedenharn Museum & Gardens.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Monroe online day trip planner.

You can drive from Shreveport to Monroe in 2 hours. November in Monroe sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monroe

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chennault Aviation and Military Museum ©
Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
Southern Heritage Air Foundation ©
Southern Heritage Air Foundation
Biedenharn Museum & Gardens ©
Biedenharn Museum & Gardens

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