7 days in Louisiana Itinerary

7 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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7 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Evansville
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Evansville

2
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Oak Alley Plantation and Vermilionville. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Martin and Mike the Tiger Habitat. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baton Rouge: Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle) and Acadian Village (in Lafayette). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, stroll around LSU Hilltop Arboretum, and examine the collection at USS Kidd.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Baton Rouge online route planner .

Evansville to Baton Rouge is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Evansville in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Baton Rouge, with lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can take a bus to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lafayette, Nottoway Plantation, Oak Alley Plantation, Lake Martin
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Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville

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.
You'll explore and learn at The National WWII Museum and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Garden District and French Quarter. Step out of New Orleans to go to Slidell and see Nature & Wildlife Tours, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary website .

Take a bus from Baton Rouge to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Baton Rouge in July, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (80°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (80°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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