8 days in Louisiana Itinerary

8 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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8 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Darrow
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Dallas

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Garden District and French Quarter. Visit St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square for their historical value. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, take a stroll through Royal Street, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and get a taste of the local shopping with Frenchmen Street.

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Dallas to New Orleans is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Dallas in June, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 83°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Darrow.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

St. Joseph Church and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

2
nights
Darrow

Darrow ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): steep yourself in history at St. Joseph Plantation, then steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation, then steep yourself in history at Madewood Plantation, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Oak Alley Plantation, then steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then examine the collection at Whitney Plantation.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Darrow trip planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Darrow by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in June: highs in Darrow hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darrow

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vacherie, Whitney Plantation, Nottoway Plantation, Madewood Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation

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