8 days in Louisiana Itinerary

8 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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8 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  7​h
1
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 13th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): get outside with Lamson Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin.

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New York City to Baton Rouge is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Baton Rouge. Traveling from New York City in July, expect nights in Baton Rouge to be about the same, around 74°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 92°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Vacherie, Lamson Park, Lake Martin, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nottoway Plantation
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Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

5
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Get some cultural insight at Garden District and Jackson Square. There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and take a stroll through Royal Street.

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Traveling by bus from Baton Rouge to New Orleans takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Baton Rouge in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 80°F, while days are little chillier, around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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