6 days in Baton Rouge & Columbus Itinerary

6 days in Baton Rouge & Columbus Itinerary

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6 days in Baton Rouge & Columbus Itinerary

Start: Corpus Christi
Drive:  9​h
1
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Columbus
— 3 nights
End: Columbus

2
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 12th (Mon), explore and take pictures at LSU Tiger Stadium and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mike the Tiger Habitat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, then admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation, and then steep yourself in history at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge holiday planner .

Corpus Christi to Baton Rouge is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Corpus Christi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Baton Rouge, with lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Vacherie, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
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Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

3
nights
Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Columbus side-trips: Fort Hawkins (in Macon), Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum (in Andersonville) and Museum of Aviation (in Warner Robins). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, admire the natural beauty at Callaway Gardens, take a tour of National Civil War Naval Museum, and explore and take pictures at Columbus State University.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Columbus trip planner .

Fly from Baton Rouge to Columbus in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Baton Rouge to Columbus is 1 hour. November in Columbus sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Museum of Aviation, Little White House, Callaway Gardens, Fort Hawkins, Andersonville National Historic Site and National Prisoner of War Museum
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Callaway Gardens ©
Callaway Gardens
Columbus Riverwalk ©
Columbus Riverwalk