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8 Amazing Places You Can Go On One Tank of Gas From New Orleans

When summer hits, it’s important to have some escape valves from the city so that you can survive the humidity. That’s why knowing where the nearest and most beautiful day trips are is so important. We’ve collected some of the most amazing places you can go on one tank of gas from New Orleans. Now perhaps it depends on your gas mileage—but none of these places are more than 2 hours away!

So those are 8 amazing places you can get to from New Orleans on just a tank of gas. How many of these day trips have you taken? What do you do when you just absolutely need a break from everything going on in the city? We love to hear your stories and feedback!

Kezia Kamenetz
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting