10 days in Houma-Thibodaux-Grand Isle Area & New Orleans Itinerary

10 days in Houma-Thibodaux-Grand Isle Area & New Orleans Itinerary

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Thibodaux
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 6 nights
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Thibodaux — 3 nights

Thibodaux is a city in and the parish seat of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, United States, along the banks of Bayou Lafourche in the northwestern part of the parish. Change things up with these side-trips from Thibodaux: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), Houmas House and Gardens (in Darrow) and Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation, experience rural life at Ardoyne Plantation, contemplate the long history of Madewood Plantation, and take an in-depth tour of Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Thibodaux trip itinerary app.

Memphis to Thibodaux is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to New Orleans.
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New Orleans — 6 nights

The Big Easy

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, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, visit Garden District, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans road trip planning tool.

Drive from Thibodaux to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Thibodaux in June: highs in New Orleans hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 83°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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