7 days in Louisiana Itinerary

7 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 4 nights
2
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights

4
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, visit Frenchmen Street, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner.

Chicago to New Orleans is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 66°F in New Orleans. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Ghost & Vampire Tours

2
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 24th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, then admire the striking features of Oak Alley Plantation, and then steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Martin and then take in nature's colorful creations at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens.

Plan my day in Baton Rouge using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Baton Rouge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Baton Rouge, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Vacherie, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Lake Martin, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens

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