9 days in Baton Rouge & Lafayette Itinerary

9 days in Baton Rouge & Lafayette Itinerary

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9 days in Baton Rouge & Lafayette Itinerary

Start: Baton Rouge
1
Baton Rouge
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Lafayette
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Baton Rouge

5
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Magnolia Mound Plantation, The Old Governor's Mansion and Burden Museum & Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baton Rouge: Vacherie (Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site & Oak Alley Plantation), Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Longwood, get engrossed in the history at Capitol Park Museum, don't miss a visit to The Myrtles Plantation, and examine the collection at Louisiana State Archives.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Baton Rouge trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Baton Rouge. In November, daytime highs in Baton Rouge are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Lafayette.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vacherie, The Myrtles Plantation, Nottoway Plantation, Whitney Plantation, Longwood
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Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

3
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cajun Food Tours. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Acadian Memorial, go sightseeing with Cajun Food Tours, and then get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Veteran's Memorial Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lafayette day trip planning app .

You can take a bus from Baton Rouge to Lafayette in an hour. Another option is to drive. In December in Lafayette, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 48°F at night. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Veteran's Memorial Park, Acadian Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Cajun Food Tours ©
Cajun Food Tours
Acadian Village ©
Acadian Village

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