5 days in New Orleans, Grand Isle & Vacherie Itinerary

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New Orleans
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Grand Isle
— 1 night
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Vacherie
— 1 night
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New Orleans — 2 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

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Milwaukee to New Orleans is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milwaukee in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Isle.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Grand Isle — 1 night

Grand Isle is a town in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, located on a barrier island of the same name in the Gulf of Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see what you can catch with Fish Commander - Fishing Charters and then step off the mainland to explore Grand Isle State Park.

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You can drive from New Orleans to Grand Isle in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in October: high temperatures in Grand Isle hover around 79°F and lows are around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vacherie.
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Nature · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Vacherie — 1 night

Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. On the 26th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, then admire the striking features of Oak Alley Plantation, then contemplate the long history of St. Joseph Plantation, and finally steep yourself in history at San Francisco Plantation.

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Traveling by car from Grand Isle to Vacherie takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Isle in October, expect little chillier with lows of 60°F in Vacherie. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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