8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Kenner
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Houma
— 1 night
drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Avery Island
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Lafayette
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
5
Baton Rouge
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
6
Vacherie
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
7
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Montreal

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Kenner

Kenner
Kenner is the sixth-largest city in the U.S. For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kenner itinerary website .

Montreal, Canada to Kenner is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Montreal to Kenner. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Montreal in December; daily highs in Kenner reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Houma.

Things to do in Kenner

Tours Outdoors Fun & Games

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night
Houma

Houma ©
Houma is the largest city in and the parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, and the largest principal city of the Houma - Bayou Cane - Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Annie Miller's Son's Swamp and Marsh Tours as well as Laurel Valley Village. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Laurel Valley Village.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Houma sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Kenner to Houma takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Houma are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Avery Island.

Things to do in Houma

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Laurel Valley Village
Highlights from your plan
Laurel Valley Village ©
Laurel Valley Village
Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge ©
Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge

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Avery Island

Avery Island
Avery Island is a salt dome best known as the source of Tabasco sauce. For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Avery Island trip itinerary website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Houma to Avery Island. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Avery Island

Parks Tours Wildlife

1
night
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. You've now added Cathedral of St John the Evangelist to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist and then get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lafayette online vacation planner .

Getting from Avery Island to Lafayette by car takes about an hour. In December, daytime highs in Lafayette are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Acadian Village ©
Acadian Village
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Baton Rouge trip builder website .

Take a bus from Lafayette to Baton Rouge in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Baton Rouge are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Vacherie.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. On the 24th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vacherie travel planner .

You can drive from Baton Rouge to Vacherie in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. December in Vacherie sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Garden District, get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans online journey builder .

You can drive from Vacherie to New Orleans in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Vacherie in December, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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