8 days in Jackson & Shreveport Itinerary

8 days in Jackson & Shreveport Itinerary

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8 days in Jackson & Shreveport Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Jackson
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
2
Shreveport
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Detroit

3
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson is a city located along Interstate 94 in the south central area of the U.S. Explore Jackson's surroundings by going to Detroit (Detroit Institute of Arts & Motown Museum), Dearborn (Greenfield Village & The Henry Ford) and BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League (in Novi). There's still lots to do: get your game on at EpIQ Escapes, make a trip to Saginaw Veterans Memorial Plaza, walk around Kellogg Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Falling Waters Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson holiday builder tool .

Detroit to Jackson is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In April in Jackson, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Shreveport.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Dearborn, Detroit, Saginaw Veterans Memorial Plaza, BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art

3
nights
Shreveport

Shreveport ©
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. Shreveport is known for museums, childrens museums, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try to win big at Margaritaville Resort Casino, admire the landmark architecture of The Logan Mansion, contemplate the long history of Caddo Parish Confederate Monument, and take an in-depth tour of Louisiana State Exhibit Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Shreveport trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jackson to Shreveport. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jackson to Shreveport. Traveling from Jackson in April, things will get a bit warmer in Shreveport: highs are around 76°F and lows about 55°F. On the 30th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Shreveport

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Bossier City
Highlights from your plan
Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino
R. W. Norton Art Gallery ©
R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Harrah's Louisiana Downs ©
Harrah's Louisiana Downs

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