4 days in Baton Rouge Area & Hot Springs Itinerary

4 days in Baton Rouge Area & Hot Springs Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Orleans
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Baton Rouge
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Hot Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: New Orleans

1
day
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll around Riverfront Plaza, learn about all things military at USS Kidd, thenidentify plant and animal life at Mike the Tiger's Habitat, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge road trip planning website.

New Orleans to Baton Rouge is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect nights in Baton Rouge to be a bit cooler, around 74°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 92°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Mike the Tiger's Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger's Habitat
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center ©
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd

3
nights
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Lake Ouachita. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hot Springs: Little Rock (La Petit Roche Plaza, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse, admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, stop by Bathhouse Soapery, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs day trip tool.

You can fly from Baton Rouge to Hot Springs in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Little Rock
Highlights from your plan
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Zipline
Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo ©
Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo

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