60 days in Louisiana Itinerary

60 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 25 nights
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Houma
— 3 nights
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Lake Charles
— 6 nights
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Natchitoches
— 5 nights
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Bossier City
— 5 nights
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Lafayette
— 7 nights
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Baton Rouge
— 8 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at New Orleans City Park and Immaculate Conception Church. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Slidell (Olde Towne Slidell Main Street, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, stroll around New Orleans Musical Legends Park, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and see the interesting displays at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum.

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Madrid, Spain to New Orleans is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Madrid to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Madrid in October, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Houma.

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French Quarter
4.1

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Houma

Houma ©
Houma is the largest city in and the parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, and the largest principal city of the Houma - Bayou Cane - Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area. Step off the beaten path and head to Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Oak Alley Plantation. Explore Houma's surroundings by going to Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie) and Evergreen Plantation (in Edgard). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Regional Military Museum, don't miss a visit to Laurel Valley Village, stroll the grounds of St. John's Historic Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of Madewood Plantation.

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You can drive from New Orleans to Houma in 1.5 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you will find days in Houma are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are slightly colder (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lake Charles.

Things to do in Houma

Historic Sites · Museums

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Specialty Museum
Whitney Plantation
4.7
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Architectural Building
Oak Alley Plantation
4.3

6
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Lake Charles

Lake Charles ©
Lake Charles is the fifth-largest incorporated city in the U.S. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bord Du Lac Park and Holly Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Lake Charles: Jennings (Tupper Museum & Cajun Skydiving Center). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge, get to know the fascinating history of Charpentier Historic District, and see the interesting displays at Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lake Charles trip builder.

You can drive from Houma to Lake Charles in 3 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Lake Charles can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Natchitoches.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

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5
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Natchitoches

Natchitoches ©
Natchitoches is a small city and the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store and Frogmore Plantation. Change things up with these side-trips from Natchitoches: Kisatchie National Forest (in Provencal), Kent Plantation House (in Alexandria) and Living The Dream Guide Service (in Many). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Cane River National Heritage Trail, get engrossed in the history at Louisiana Political Museum, make a trip to American Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of Oakland Plantation.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Natchitoches online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lake Charles to Natchitoches in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lake Charles in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Natchitoches. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bossier City.

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Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

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Bossier City

Bossier City ©
Bossier City is a suburb of Shreveport, Louisiana, United States, located in Bossier Parish.As of the 2010 census, Bossier City had a population of 61,315. Discover out-of-the-way places like R. W. Norton Art Gallery and First United Methodist Church. Change things up with a short trip to Dorcheat Historical Museum in Minden (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: browse the different shops at Louisiana Boardwalk, admire the landmark architecture of The Logan Mansion, contemplate the long history of Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, and explore the world behind art at Meadows Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bossier City journey planner.

Drive from Natchitoches to Bossier City in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Bossier City are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Bossier City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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Shopping Mall
Louisiana Boardwalk
4.3

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Discover out-of-the-way places like Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours and Jungle Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Lafayette: Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum (in Jeanerette), New Iberia (Bayou Teche Museum, Rip Van Winkle Gardens, &more) and Eunice (Cajun Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Eunice Depot Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin, take an in-depth tour of Acadian Memorial, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St Martin de Tours.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lafayette tour planner.

Drive from Bossier City to Lafayette in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Lafayette can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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Kayaking / Canoeing
Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours
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Garden
Jungle Gardens
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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Myrtles Plantation and State Capitol Welcome Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Darrow (Houmas House Plantation and Gardens & Bocage Plantation), Saint Francisville (Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, Grace Church of West Feliciana Parish, &more) and Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery (in Pierre Part). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Louisiana's Old State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at LSU Rural Life Museum, identify plant and animal life at Mike the Tiger's Habitat, and explore the world behind art at LSU Museum of Art.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Baton Rouge itinerary maker.

Getting from Lafayette to Baton Rouge by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. November in Baton Rouge sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

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Historic Site
The Myrtles Plantation
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Government Building
State Capitol Welcome Center
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