8 days in New Orleans & Vacherie Itinerary

8 days in New Orleans & Vacherie Itinerary

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8 days in New Orleans & Vacherie Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
1
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Vacherie
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: New Orleans

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online visit planner .

March in New Orleans sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

3
nights
Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. You've now added Oak Alley Plantation to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Madewood Plantation, steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation, and then admire all the interesting features of Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Evergreen Plantation, then examine the collection at Whitney Plantation, and then steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vacherie trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from New Orleans to Vacherie in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from New Orleans in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Vacherie, with highs around 71°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Madewood Plantation, Nottoway Plantation, Evergreen Plantation, Whitney Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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