8 days in New Orleans & Baton Rouge Itinerary

8 days in New Orleans & Baton Rouge Itinerary

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Stavanger
Fly:
21​h
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:
1​h 30​min
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
Fly:
22​h 30​min
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4
days
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: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, wander the streets of Garden District, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral.

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Stavanger, Norway to New Orleans is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Stavanger to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Stavanger in June: high temperatures in New Orleans hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Baton Rouge.

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2
days
Baton Rouge


Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at State Capitol Welcome Center, admire the natural beauty at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, and then contemplate the long history of Nottoway Plantation. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Magnolia Mound Plantation House, explore and take pictures at LSU Tiger Stadium, and then explore and take pictures at Louisiana State University.

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Getting from New Orleans to Baton Rouge by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Baton Rouge sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Sightseeing, Historic Sites, Parks
SIDE TRIPS : Nottoway Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
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