8 days in New Orleans, Pearlington & Baton Rouge Itinerary

8 days in New Orleans, Pearlington & Baton Rouge Itinerary

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8 days in New Orleans, Pearlington & Baton Rouge Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Pearlington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
End: New Orleans

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Jackson Square and Audubon Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Garden District, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and partake in some friendly competition at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New Orleans online trip itinerary planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Orleans. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pearlington.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©

1
night
Pearlington

Pearlington ©
Pearlington is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hancock County, Mississippi, on U.S. On the 7th (Wed), engage your brain at INFINITY Science Center and then admire the majestic nature at Buccaneer State Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pearlington road trip planner .

Drive from New Orleans to Pearlington in an hour. Traveling from New Orleans in August, you will find days in Pearlington are a bit warmer (89°F), and nights are little chillier (73°F). On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Pearlington

Childrens Museums Museums Parks

Side Trips

Buccaneer State Park, Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
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INFINITY Science Center ©
INFINITY Science Center
Buccaneer State Park ©
Buccaneer State Park

1
night
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at State Capitol Welcome Center and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mike the Tiger Habitat.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Baton Rouge trip planner .

Drive from Pearlington to Baton Rouge in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Baton Rouge can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
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Blue Bayou Water Park ©
Blue Bayou Water Park
Mike the Tiger Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger Habitat
State Capitol Welcome Center ©
State Capitol Welcome Center

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nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stroll around Woldenberg Park.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New Orleans attractions planning site .

Take a bus from Baton Rouge to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Baton Rouge in August, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (82°F), and nights are a bit warmer (82°F). You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Woldenberg Park ©
Woldenberg Park

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