7 days in New Orleans, Baton Rouge & Lafayette Itinerary

7 days in New Orleans, Baton Rouge & Lafayette Itinerary

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7 days in New Orleans, Baton Rouge & Lafayette Itinerary

Toronto
Fly:  7​h
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Lafayette
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
Toronto

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Preservation Hall as well as RTA - Streetcars. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, wander the streets of Garden District, get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, and make a trip to Jackson Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online trip builder

Toronto, Canada to New Orleans is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Toronto in November, expect nights in New Orleans to be much warmer, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 20°C. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Baton Rouge.

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Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Louisiana's Old State Capitol, USS Kidd Museum and Oak Alley Plantation. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): examine the collection at USS Kidd Museum and then see the interesting displays at Louisiana's Old State Capitol.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Baton Rouge trip site

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Baton Rouge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Baton Rouge: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 9°C at night. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oak Alley Plantation
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USS Kidd Museum ©
USS Kidd Museum
Oak Alley Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation
Louisiana's Old State Capitol
Louisiana's Old State Capitol

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shadows On the Teche, Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours and Tabasco Visitor Center and Pepper Sauce Factory.

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Traveling by car from Baton Rouge to Lafayette takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Lafayette sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

Tours Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Tabasco Visitor Center and Pepper Sauce Factory, Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours, Shadows On the Teche
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Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours ©
Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours
Shadows On the Teche
Shadows On the Teche

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
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You can drive from Lafayette to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lafayette in November: highs in New Orleans hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 ©
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

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