Louisiana conjures up images of hot summer evenings with cicadas singing nearby and the laughter of loved ones gathered around a table heaped with mouthwatering Southern cuisine.

New Orleans' French Quarter

Its stunning structures stretch back as long as 300 years, and many of them have wrought iron balconies that overhang the tourist-packed sidewalks below.


Louisiana is known for its marshes and bayous. You may witness moss-covered trees, vast swamplands, a variety of fauna.

Laura Plantation

Since it opened to the public in 1994, the Laura Plantation in Vacherie has allowed tourists to view the 1805 structure and grounds that were a sugarcane plantation for 180 years.


Despite its reputation as a humid, sweltering state in the summer, Louisiana features a surprisingly wide variety of beaches.

National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans provides a thorough examination of every facet of the fight.

USS Kidd and Veterans Memorial

The Rear Admiral Isaac Campbell Kidd, who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor, is honored with the naming of the USS Kidd.

St. Martin Catholic Church

In St. Martinville, the Catholic Church of St. Martin was founded in 1765. The current building, which dates from 1836, features a Lourdes Grotto copy made in 1883.

Kisatchie National Forest

The Kisatchie National Forest contains the ideal outdoor weekend escape in Louisiana.