7 days in Louisiana Itinerary

7 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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7 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  5​h
1
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Vacherie
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Jackson Square and Audubon Zoo. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New Orleans online trip maker .

Minneapolis to New Orleans is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in March: highs in New Orleans hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Vacherie.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

1
night
Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. On the 20th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then steep yourself in history at Oak Alley Plantation.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vacherie travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from New Orleans to Vacherie in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in March: highs in Vacherie hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
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Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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