7 days in Louisiana Itinerary

7 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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7 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Albany
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Albany

1
night
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger Habitat.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Baton Rouge online road trip planner .

Albany to Baton Rouge is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Albany in October, expect Baton Rouge to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to take a bus to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Vacherie, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation

5
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and take a stroll through Frenchmen Street.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans road trip website .

Getting from Baton Rouge to New Orleans by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Baton Rouge in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 66°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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