LaPlace Louisiana Travel and Attractions
LaPlace is located in south Louisiana between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, on the East Bank of the Mississippi River in St. John the Baptist Parish.
Located on U.S. Highway 61 and Interstate Highway I-10, its population is about 28,000.
Nearby towns include Norco, Reserve, Garyville, Lutcher, Taft and Luling.
LaPlace Area Attractions
A number of swamp tours are available, as are a number of other area attractions.
It is known as the "Andouille Capital of the World," with the annual Andouille Festival held in LaPlace each October.
Swamp Tours Near LaPlace, Louisiana
One of the most popular things to do in Louisiana is touring the swamps!
In the greater New Orleans area, there are many swamp tour options in communities such as Marrero, Westwego, Braithwaite, Lafitte, Des Allemands and Laplace.
Swamp tour operators offer a variety of options, boats, tour length and cost. Some use flat bottom boats, others operate airboats. Kayak and canoe tours are also available.
If you are visiting the greater New Orleans area, many of the tour operators offer pickups at French Quarter and downtown hotels.
While some operators offer online reservations, others require phone reservations. Some accept credit cards and others require cash, so plan accordingly.
Read more about Swamp Tours in the Greater New Orleans Area.