9 days in Louisiana Itinerary

9 days in Louisiana Itinerary

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9 days in Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly:  5​h 45​min
New Iberia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Saint Francisville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Vacherie
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Oklahoma City

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day
New Iberia

New Iberia ©
New Iberia is a small city in and the parish seat of Iberia Parish, Louisiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Jungle Gardens.

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Oklahoma City to New Iberia is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In October, New Iberia is somewhat warmer than Oklahoma City - with highs of 84°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saint Francisville.

Things to do in New Iberia

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites

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Avery Island, Church of St Martin de Tours, Vermilionville
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Jungle Gardens ©
Jungle Gardens
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
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Church of St Martin de Tours

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Saint Francisville

Saint Francisville ©
St. On the 14th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site, make a trip to The Myrtles Plantation, then steep yourself in history at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grace Church of West Feliciana Parish.

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Traveling by car from New Iberia to Saint Francisville takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Saint Francisville are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

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#Historic Sites
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The Myrtles Plantation ©
The Myrtles Plantation

4
days
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. The National WWII Museum and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium will appeal to museum buffs. Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of French Quarter, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and explore the world behind art at Treme's Petit Jazz Museum.

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You can drive from Saint Francisville to New Orleans in 2 hours. While traveling from Saint Francisville, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Vacherie.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Wildlife, #Historic Sites, #Nature

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

2
days
Vacherie

Vacherie ©
Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): kick back and relax at Lake End Park and then trek along Brownell Memorial Park. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, then examine the collection at Whitney Plantation, and then contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

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Getting from New Orleans to Vacherie by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in October: highs in Vacherie hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vacherie

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

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Morgan City, Whitney Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
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Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Lake End Park ©
Lake End Park

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