Day Trips from New Orleans
Just A Short Drive From New Orleans
Less than a gas tank away from downtown New Orleans are hundreds of sights to see and places to explore. These day trips offer you a chance to take a break from the excitement of the French Quarter and explore what the rest of Louisiana has to offer.
Southern Louisiana contains between 40 to 45% of the wetlands in the lower United States, which you can experience through an exciting swamp tour, or, if history is more your style, then you'll want to be sure to see the beautiful plantations near New Orleans, some of which date back to the 1700's.
historic plantations await your visit, each with their own unique stories and mystique. See extravagant homes overlooking sugarcane fields and ancient avenues of oaks. Cajun and Creole cuisine, swamp tours and great Louisiana culture are all just minutes from New Orleans!