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New Orleans, Louisiana Drive / Ride Vacation

Length: Approximately 1,712 km to New Orleans, LA from the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor, ON
Description: While heading south through Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, be sure to enjoy the pleasant scenery. Beautifully wooded hills and rolling farmlands cover much of these states. Get ready for some southern hospitality as you continue your journey through Alabama and Mississippi to Louisiana.

For information on the Tammany Trace Trail cycling route, click here.
Attractions: Ohio
  • Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
    Visitors can view collections of baseball memorabilia. You can also see bats being produced at the Hillerich & Bradsby Co. manufacturing facility. A short film presentation, interactive exhibits and batting cages are available.
  • Muhammad Ali Center
    This attraction features exhibits highlighting values that Ali embraced: respect, confidence, conviction, dedication, giving and spirituality. Visit the interactive museum, exhibits and galleries.
  • Kentucky Derby Museum
    This museum has two floors dedicated to Derby hat fashion and racing artifacts. Be sure to view the 360-degree high-definition film of “The Greatest Race”.

  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
    Any drive through Nashville deserves a visit to this iconic salute to country music. Take in the glittery costumes and musical instruments. Learn the history of country music from its roots.
  • Johnny Cash Museum
    The world’s largest collection of Johnny Cash memorabilia.

  • Alabama Jazz Hall OF Fame
    This Birmingham institution showcases photographs, instruments, costumes and other artifacts of jazz performers that are linked to Alabama. Jazz performances are given the fourth Sunday of every month.
  • Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
    See the largest collection of vintage and modern motorcycles and race cars.

  • Meridian Museum Of Art
    Enjoy exhibits and collections that include 18th and 19th century English portraits, sculptures and decorative art works in this museum housed in the historic Old Carnegie Library building.

  • French Quarter
    A visit to New Orleans wouldn’t be complete without a walk through the French Quarter. It has something for everyone, including unique architecture, great shopping, restaurants, bars, art galleries and museums.
Events: For more information about events and festivals happening along the way, visit Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.
Additional Information: For a listing of AAA recommended campgrounds, see Woodall's Campground Guides available for purchase at all CAA Stores.

For information about attractions, accommodations, restaurants and events in the area, refer to the Kentucky/Ohio, Tennessee, Alabama and Louisiana/Mississippi AAA/CAA TourBook® available to CAA Members at all CAA Stores.
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