Louisiana Fly Drive Holiday

louisiana  Fly Drive

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  • 2 nights  New Orleans
  • 2 nights Lafayette
  • 3 nights Baton Rouge
  • 1 night New Orleans

 

An 8 night Louisiana fly drive taking a circular route from New Orleans moving south west into Cajun country destination Lafayette.   Next stop Baton Rouge, Louisiana's Capital City and home to legendary Louisiana Cajun cuisine. Your fly drive concludes  back in the lively city of.New Orleans

The costs will differ on the season you travel in, the class you fly in and the standard of accommodation you require.  

 

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All our America Fly Drive Holidays are Tailor Made for you personally,  we explore airfares and hotels for the best rates available for the dates you want to travel. Pricing will differ depending on what promotional deals the hoteliers and airlines have available  and  how early you book -  11 months hence maximum .

Start by calling 01243 779 737 to speak to a human being or complete our ENQUIRY FORM our office hours are 9:30 to 7:30 pm Monday to Friday or by prior appointment at the weekend and outside of normal working hours.  

For your financial security all holidays created by Time and Place Luxury Holidays are covered under the Civil Aviation ATOL protection scheme.


Full Itinerary -  louisiana  Fly Drive

 

Days 1 & 2 - New Orleans    

Depart the UK on your chosen Scheduled flight to New Orleans, upon Arrival collect your hire car and proceed to your hotel, your base for the first 2 nights of your exciting holiday. New Orleans is the jewel of the southern US state of Louisiana set just above the mouth of the mighty Mississippi River where it meets the Gulf of Mexico. This exotic and vibrant city is the birth place of jazz.  Take a walking tour of the French quarter, an area filled with jazz clubs, wonderful old buildings, narrow streets with iron gateways and beautiful courtyards. Enjoy a swamp boat tour or a leisurely ride on the Nachez steamboat.

 Days 3 & 4 Lafayette

Driving distance 136 miles / 2 ½ hours

Your journey commences southwest into Cajun country in southern Louisiana, an area filled with history and Cajun heritage, heading for Lafayette your home for the next 2 nights.  A visit to Southdown Plantation House and The Terrebonne Museum will give you real insights into the areas unique plantation history and the Bayou Terrebonne Wildlife Museum brings to life the importance of the state waterways.

We suggest you stop for lunch in Houma or Morgan City where the first submersible oil rig “Mr Charlie” has been converted into a museum. In the afternoon relive the golden age of aviation at Louisiana State museum, in Patterson, or perhaps visit Avery Islands where you can tour the tobacco factory. Lafayette is home to many great events and festivals and always enjoys a lively atmosphere. Traditional cuisine is a treat to be enjoyed here and a host of sightseeing opportunities will keep you entertained. The Acadian Cultural Centre, The Cathedral of St Johnthe Evangelist, Lafayette Natural history Museum and Acadian Village all give you an insight in the rich culture and heritage of the deep South

Days 5, 6  & 7 Baton Rouge

Driving Distance 58 miles /1 hour

We would suggest an early start this morning,  although it’s only a short trip to Baton Rouge, your base for the next 3 nights, Baton Rouge has such an abundance of side trips offering an array of things to do you will need plenty of time to fit them all in.

Baton Rouge is Louisiana's capital city it’s rich in Louisiana culture, entertainment and heritage. Located about 80 miles west of New Orleans and known affectionately as the Red Stick. Baton Rouge Louisiana is home to legendary Louisiana Cajun cuisine, a booming film and television industry, fascinating plantation tours, Mardi Gras thrills, family-friendly festivals and a variety of attractions, events the whole family can enjoy. There is also an abundance of golf courses and beautiful resort hotels with relaxing swimming pools, and spas, for the odd day off sightseeing. Experience the magic of a timeless destination as you tour of one of the most historic, vibrant and always unforgettable cities in the South.

Day8 – New Orleans   

Driving distance 82 miles /1 ½ hours

You’re heading east today to the heart of plantation country, an area filled with an array of small towns each with their own individual charm. For your final journey you will head south between Lake Maurepas and Lake Pontchartrain back into the lively city of New Orleans.  Spend the rest of the day enjoying the sights you didn’t manage to visit at the beginning of the trip, and at the end of the day relax, and enjoy, a great Cajun meal accompanied by some live music and good old fashion southern hospitality.

Day 9 New Orleans  

Sadly time to make your way to New Orleans airport and return your hire car before checking in for your flight home to the UK.

Enquire about a Deep South Fly Drive by calling 01243 779 737 or complete our enquiry form below.

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Flexible itinerary

 

 

  • We tailor make the holiday to suit you - all changes are accommodated.
  • Best time to visit the Deep South - March to late July even into early August. Expect humidity and short sharp showers in the Deep South.
  • Change the number of nights in each location if you would like to.  
  • Car hire: we offer a full range of models from 2 door compacts to a Mustang Convertible
  • Prices available on request. 

If this itinerary isn't exactly what you are looking for let us tailor make an America holiday specific to  your personal requirements, if you are looking for ideas and inspiration then follow the links below to browse through some of our other America Holiday itineraries we have created for previous clients then call us on 01243 779 737 to speak to a human being.

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Please note, all visitors to the USA are required, by law, to complete an online ESTA form prior to travel, one form must be completed for each member of the family and or party. The US government charges a fee of $14.00 for ESTA applications.

For your financial security all holidays created by Time and Place Luxury Holidays are covered under  the Civil Aviation ATOL protection scheme.