5 days in Louisiana Itinerary

5 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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5 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Lafayette
1
Lafayette
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Lafayette

1
day
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. On the 27th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin and then get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lafayette trip itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Lafayette. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Martin
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Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Jackson Square and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Garden District, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, stroll around New Orleans City Park, and get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Lafayette to New Orleans takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Lafayette, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

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