7 days in Baton Rouge & Dallas Itinerary

7 days in Baton Rouge & Dallas Itinerary

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Baton Rouge
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Dallas
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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Explore Baton Rouge's surroundings by going to Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Vacherie (St. Joseph Plantation, Oak Alley Plantation, &more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Capitol Park Museum, explore the galleries of Louisiana's Old State Capitol, sample the fine beverages at Three Roll Estate, and learn about all things military at USS Kidd.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Baton Rouge online journey planner.

Columbus to Baton Rouge is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Columbus in August, with highs in Baton Rouge at 92°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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Dallas

Dallas ©

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One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip planner.

You can fly from Baton Rouge to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 96°F in August, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

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