5 days in Jefferson & Shreveport Itinerary

5 days in Jefferson & Shreveport Itinerary

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5 days in Jefferson & Shreveport Itinerary

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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Jefferson

Jefferson ©
Jefferson is a historic city in Marion County in northeastern Texas, United States. On the 16th (Tue), examine the collection at East Texas Oil Museum, mingle with the ghosts of the past at The Grove, and then explore the activities along Caddo Lake State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Daingerfield State Park, don't miss a visit to Atalanta Jay Gould's Railroad Car, and then examine the collection at Jefferson Historical Museum.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jefferson sightseeing planner.

Shreveport to Jefferson is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Shreveport.

Things to do in Jefferson

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Caddo Lake State Park, East Texas Oil Museum, Daingerfield State Park
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The Grove ©
The Grove
Jefferson Historical Museum ©
Jefferson Historical 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Shreveport: Natchitoches (Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store & Historic District Shopping). There's lots more to do: try to win big at Margaritaville Resort Casino, catch the contagious excitement of Harrah's Louisiana Downs, have fun at Robinson Film Center, and admire the masterpieces at R.W. Norton Art Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Shreveport trip planner.

You can drive from Jefferson to Shreveport in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Shreveport can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°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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R. W. Norton Art Gallery ©
R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino