Louisiana: The Pelican State

Our recommended picks to explore in Louisiana

About Louisiana

Louisiana, the Pelican State, welcomes you with its unique culture, delicious cuisine, and diverse landscapes. Visit New Orleans, famous for its vibrant Mardi Gras celebration, mesmerizing jazz music, and unique Creole and Cajun cuisines. Stroll the historic French Quarter, take a paddle-wheel riverboat on the Mississippi, or join a nighttime ghost tour for a bit of spooky fun.

Venture beyond the city to experience the bayous and swamps of the Mississippi Delta, where you can spot alligators and a variety of birds. Take a trip back in time with a visit to the state’s many plantation homes that tell stories of a bygone era. Whether you’re dancing to Zydeco music in Lafayette or sampling gumbo in the French Quarter, Louisiana offers an unforgettable, festive experience.

Attractions in Louisiana

This is a list of our recommended places to visit while you are in Louisiana.