5 days in Jefferson & Shreveport Itinerary

5 days in Jefferson & Shreveport Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Shreveport
Drive:  1 h 15 min
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Jefferson
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
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Shreveport
— 2 nights
End: Shreveport

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nights
Jefferson

Jefferson ©
Jefferson is a historic city in Marion County in northeastern Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at East Texas Oil Museum, then mingle with the ghosts of the past at The Grove, and then explore the activities along Caddo Lake State Park. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Daingerfield State Park, make a trip to Atalanta Jay Gould's Railroad Car, and then see the interesting displays at Jefferson Historical Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jefferson online trip planner.

Shreveport to Jefferson is an approximately 1- hour car ride. May in Jefferson sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shreveport.

Things to do in Jefferson

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Daingerfield State Park, Caddo Lake State Park, East Texas Oil Museum
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The Grove ©
The Grove
East Texas Oil Museum ©
East Texas Oil Museum
Caddo Lake State Park ©
Caddo Lake State Park

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Shreveport

Shreveport ©
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Natchitoches (Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store & Historic District Shopping). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at R. W. Norton Art Gallery, browse the different shops at Louisiana Boardwalk, try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, and catch a movie at Robinson Film Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Shreveport route planner.

Drive from Jefferson to Shreveport in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shreveport

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bossier City, Natchitoches
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Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store ©
Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store
R. W. Norton Art Gallery ©
R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Harrah's Louisiana Downs ©
Harrah's Louisiana Downs