From New Orleans to the Bayou
6 days/5 nights
Day 1 – Arrive in New Orleans in time to play *The Golf Course at Audubon Park. Home to a variety of restaurants, New Orleans is truly an epicurean delight. French cuisine blends with local cooking styles and creates distinctive Creole and Cajun dishes that are original to the city, such as gumbo and po’boys. Dine at any number of great spots from fine dining to a hole-in-the-wall. Stay in a historic hotel in the French Quarter or a convenient hotel along Canal Street.
Day 2 – Play 18 holes at *Bayou Oaks at City Park – South Course. Spend the afternoon exploring the oldest and most visited neighborhood in New Orleans, the French Quarter, then enjoy dinner at a local New Orleans restaurant and savor the romance of New Orleans.
Day 3 – After breakfast in the French Quarter, play a morning round at Pete Dye’s masterpiece, *TPC Louisiana, spend the afternoon strolling down Magazine Street or enjoying one of the many museums and art galleries the Big Easy has to offer, then enjoy a dinner cruise and one more night of musical entertainment in New Orleans.
Day 4 – Head north across Lake Pontchartrain to play 18 holes at *Carter Plantation, a David Toms’ signature design course. Then spend the night in Hammond, located in Tangipahoa Parish. Stroll Hammond’s historic downtown area and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere along with chic boutiques, galleries, wine shops, coffee houses, cafés and fine dining restaurants.
Day 5 – Play 18 holes at a new golf course to the Audubon Golf Trail – *Oak Knoll Country Club in Hammond then head to Louisiana’s bayou country to experience a sunset swamp tour. Relax and travel through Louisiana’s bayous on a swamp tour and experience and explore the flora and fauna up close where the gators are waiting. Head further down the bayou to Morgan City and tempt your taste buds with some great Cajun favorites at any of the area’s seafood restaurants. Stay overnight in Morgan City.
Day 6 – Play 18 holes in the heart of the Atchafalaya Basin, *The Atchafalaya at Idlewild in Patterson then head to the airport in the Greater New Orleans area for your flight home.
*Denotes Audubon Golf Trail (AGT) golf course