Mar
.
26
-
Apr
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5

New Orleans & Lafayette, LA

Dates
Mar 26
-
Apr 5
Price
from:
$1,749
Days
11
Days
Single
$2,359
per person
Double
$1,849
per person
Triple
$1,799
per person
Quad
$1,749
per person

Tour overview

From the time you board our deluxe motorcoach until you arrive back home again, everything is done to insure your maximum comfort and enjoyment aboard this New Orleans & Lafayette, LA tour. Along with you will be our professional driver and escort staff.

Tour includes

  • Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
  • 15 Meals Total
  • 10 Nights Accommodations
  • 7 Evening Happy Hours
  • City tours of New Orleans, LA Natchez, MS & Lafayette, LA
  • New Orleans Cooking School
  • Atchafalaya Swamp Tour
  • St. Martinsville (Story of Evangeline)
  • Tabasco Factory Tour
  • Free afternoon in New Orleans
  • Avery Island Jungle Garden & Bird Sanctuary
  • Tour of 2 homes in Natchez, MS
  • Tour of Graceland
  • D-Day Museum
  • Oak Alley Plantation
  • Luggage Handling
  • Fully Escorted

Tour itinerary

Day 1

Friday, March 26

Our good times begin today with the opportunity to become acquainted with all your new friends on the coach. With our usual stops today, we will arrive in Springfield, IL in the late afternoon. Happy hour included tonight. Dinner at your leisure.

Day 2

Saturday, March 27

Breakfast included this morning. It is an easy day today, continuing south. Our destination will be Horn Lake, MS. We will be staying at the beautiful Drury Inn. Happy Hour included tonight. Dinner and evening will be at your leisure.

Day 3

Sunday, March 28

Breakfast included this morning. We have a leisurely drive today as we enjoy springtime in the south. Our home for three nights is the Drury Inn of New Orleans, only four blocks from the French Quarter. This beautiful hotel is in a restored New Orleans landmark, the 1917 Cumberland Telegraph Building. Dinner and evening at your leisure. Happy Hour included tonight.

Day 4

Monday, March 29

After breakfast this morning (included in tour) we will have a local guide join us for a tour of the fascinating city of New Orleans. Discover all the fascinating sights and sounds for this unique city. A special lunch is planned at the world famous “Court of Two Sisters” (included in tour). The rest of the afternoon and evening are at your leisure. Happy Hour is included tonight.

Day 5

Tuesday, March 30

After breakfast this morning (included) we will do a walking tour of the French Quarter with our local guide. This afternoon we will go to the D-Day Museum. Tonight we will enjoy an evening meal at the New Orleans Cooking School (included in tour).

Day 6

Wednesday, March 31

After breakfast this morning (included) we will have a short drive this morning to Lafayette, LA our destination for two nights at the Drury Inn. Our first stop today will be at the Oak Alley Plantation, built in 1839. This national historic landmark is famous for its alley of 28 live Oak trees. Lunch will be included here. After lunch we will meet our local guide and then have a tour of the Atchafalaya Swamp. The boat will ride under the I-10 Swamp Expressway which took 10 years to build and is an engineering feat. We will see swamp vegetation and wildlife. Some of the time alligators are seen. A very special event is planned for you this evening. Glenn’s Motorcoach Tours has planned a “Lagniappe” (Cajun word for something extra). Dinner with entertainment included. Enjoy a “Fais Do-Do” featuring delicious Cajun food and live Cajun music and dancing.

Day 7

Thursday, April 1

Breakfast included this morning. Traveling south today to visit the Tabasco Factory, the only one in the world. Then visit Avery Island Jungle, located on the top of a salt mine. There are many types of plants and wildlife in the gardens. Alligators are usually seen here too. This afternoon a stop will be made at St. Martinville (hear the Evangeline story). Happy Hour is included tonight. Dinner and evening are at your leisure.

Day 8

Friday, April 2

After breakfast this morning (included) we will have a short ride this morning, we’ll cross “Old Man River”- the Mississippi River. Then we are into Natchez, MS. This old historic town, untouched by the Civil War, has hundreds of antebellum homes. You will visit two of these homes and have a delightful city tour of Natchez. We have a special dinner at a historic home planned for tonight. Tonight we stay in Vidalia, LA.

Day 9

Saturday, April 3

After breakfast this morning (included) we have a beautiful drive today in the springtime. Our destination will be Memphis, TN. Sightseeing this afternoon will be at Graceland the 15,000 square- foot mansion of the late “King of Rock and Roll.” Tonight we will be back in Horn Lake, MS. Staying once again at the lovely Drury Inn. Happy Hour included tonight. Dinner and evening at your leisure.

Day 10

Sunday, April 4

Breakfast included. Our destination tonight will be back in Springfield, IL at the Drury Inn. Happy Hour is included this evening. Dinner and evening are at your leisure.

Day 11

Monday, April 5

Breakfast included this morning. All good things must come to an end, but we hope you’ll cherish the memories of this tour for a long time to come.

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Day 16

Day 17

New Orleans & Lafayette, LA

Dates
Mar 26
-
Apr 5
Price
from:
$1,749
Days
11
Days
Single
$2,359
per person
Double
$1,849
per person
Triple
$1,799
per person
Quad
$1,749
per person
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