5 days in Lafayette & Portland Itinerary

5 days in Lafayette & Portland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  3 h
1
Lafayette
— Few hours
Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
End: Houston

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lafayette journey builder app.

Houston to Lafayette is an approximately 3- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September in Lafayette, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites
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Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Acadian Village ©
Acadian Village

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kids will enjoy Haystack Rock and Powell's City of Books. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Astoria Column (in Astoria), Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Cannon Beach (in Cannon Beach). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, walk around Laurelhurst Park, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Portland tour builder tool.

You can fly from Lafayette to Portland in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lafayette to Portland is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Lafayette in September, expect Portland to be a bit cooler, temps between 76°F and 55°F. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria Column, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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