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:  6​h 45​min
1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Vacherie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Houma
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Lafayette
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Montreal

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Garden District, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans driving holiday planning app .

Montreal, Canada to New Orleans is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Montreal to New Orleans. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in December: high temperatures in New Orleans hover around 16°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vacherie.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then admire the striking features of Oak Alley Plantation.

To see maps and other tourist information, go to the Vacherie itinerary planning app .

Getting from New Orleans to Vacherie by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New Orleans in December, you will find days in Vacherie are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are a bit cooler (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Houma.

Things to do in Vacherie

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

1
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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Regional Military Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Southdown Plantation & Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Houma trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vacherie to Houma takes an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Houma

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Regional Military Museum ©
Regional Military Museum
Southdown Plantation & Museum ©
Southdown Plantation & Museum
Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum ©
Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum

2
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. On the 28th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Martin Rookery, then take in the views from Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge and Monument, then take an in-depth tour of Acadian Memorial, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Lafayette online vacation maker .

You can drive from Houma to Lafayette in 2 hours. In December in Lafayette, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lafayette

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Acadian Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Lake Martin Rookery ©
Lake Martin Rookery
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Acadian Memorial ©
Acadian Memorial

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