Visitors to the "Bayou State" will find no shortage of southern hospitality at each and every one of Louisiana's fine B&Bs. And while things tend to move a little slower in the South, you can keep your visit a interesting with a variety of attractions and activities including shopping, fine dining, music, antiquing, swamp tours, boat cruises, gambling, fishing, hunting, birdwatching, and hiking.
From Louisiana's capital, Baton Rouge, to the historical cities of New Orleans, Alexandria, and Lafayette, to the charming towns of Natchitoches, Donaldsonville, Lake Charles, and Pearl River, there's a plethora of exciting destinations to enjoy.
Louisiana offers several state parks and national forests, including Cane River National Heritage Area, Cane River Creole National Historical Park, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, Poverty Point National Monument, Saline Bayou, Kisatchie National Forest, and Louisiana State Arboretum.
Other places and attractions that you might want to check out during your visit to Louisiana include Amistad Research Center, Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, Musee Conti Historical Wax Museum, National World War II Museum, Rosetree Glass Studio, Alexandria History Museum, Alexandria Museum of Art, Baton Rouge Gallery, Louisiana Museum of Natural History at LSU, United States Civil War Center, Lafayette Natural History Museum & Planetarium, Confederate Civil War Museum, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum, New Orleans Museum of Art, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Destrehan Plantation, Frogmore Cotton Plantation & Gins, Houmas House, La Branche Plantation, Madewood, Oak Alley, and many others.