Louisiana Travel Guide


Popular Travel Destinations in the Bayou State

This website offers a tour of popular Louisiana destinations, interesting cities and travel attractions across the Bayou State.

Our travel guides feature over 60 travel destinaons and tourist attractions in Louisiana, plus special sections on Acadiana and Louisiana Plantation Homes.

Another fun day at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
A day of fun at a Louisiana festival

Explore Cajun Country, and take a leisurely road trip down to South Louisiana with stops in New Iberia, Thibodaux, Houma and Grand Isle.

Visit North Louisiana hill country tourist attractions in communities such as Shreveport, Monroe and historic Natchitoches.

2018 Festivals in Louisiana

With some 400 different festivals each year, it’s easy to see why Louisiana is often called the Festival Capital of America.

We celebrate just about every crop harvested, every indigenous dish, and every type of music that's played here.

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Louisiana Television Series

Swamp People on the History Channel ... filmed in the Louisiana swamps

Louisiana is a popular setting and filming location for several hit TV shows.

It's the dawn of a new alligator season in Louisiana, and another season of "Swamp People" on the History Channel. The series is filmed in towns such as Pierre Part and Pecan Island bordering the bayous, the great Atchafalaya swamp, and the Gulf of Mexico. Season 9 of Swamp People debuted on February 1, 2018.

Read more about Swamp People

Louisiana Swamp Tours

Visitors to Louisiana often experience the Bayou State firsthand, by touring the swamps!

A variety of swamp tours originate in South Louisiana cities such as Breaux Bridge and Henderson in the Atchafalaya Basin Swamp, and New Orleans near the Honey Island Swamp.

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Enjoy your vacation and road trip, and travel to Louisiana soon!

Cajun Country
Visit Acadiana and the Cajun Country in South Louisiana

Acadiana is a vast region encompassing 22 parishes in French Louisiana in the southern part of the state.

The residents in the area are descended from various native American and nationalities, but many are "Cajuns", descendants of 18th-century Acadian exiles from Canada's Maritime Provinces.

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Plantations
Louisiana plantation and ante-bellum homes

Many of the state's amazing antebellum mansions remain intact, and are meticulously maintained and furnished with beautiful period pieces.

These classic homes and gardens are located all over the state, with large concentrations along the Great River Road, and across south and central Louisiana, and in "Plantation Country" near Baton Rouge.

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Swamps
Louisiana swamps and cypress trees

The lush growth in a Louisiana swamp is indescribable.

The most impressive objects are the cypress trees which are very graceful in their structure with their reddish bark, exquisitely bent branches, and delicately fine leaves.

Visitors love taking swamp tours to experience first hand these natural beauties.

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Festivals
Louisiana festivals, locations, dates and links

With some 400 different festivals each year, it’s easy to see why Louisiana is often called the Festival Capital of America.

We celebrate every crop harvested, every indigenous dish, and every type of music.

From the Crawfish Festival in Breaux Bridge in South Louisiana, to the Peach Festival in Ruston to the north, there is a festival for everyone!

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