Top 10 Places To Visit in Louisiana!

By
Real Estate Broker/Owner with Realty Executives NOLA - Kim Higgins, Broker/Owner - Greater New Orleans & Northshore Area Real Estate

From historic districts to world famous festivals, Louisiana is a popular destination for tourist.  As a native Louisianan you may take for granted some of these hot spots, but these are the places that make Louisiana such a great place to visit and call home!

  1. Bourbon Street
    New Orleans, LA
    Bourbon Street is probably the top destination Louisiana is known for. If you can get past the party seeking visitors you will find some of the most famous music venues in the state among amazing Louisiana architecture . The street is a mesmerizing assortment of restaurants, shops, galleries, music and nightclubs! 

 

  1. Mardis Gras
    New Orleans, LA
    The definition of the world’s biggest party~ Parades of beads being thrown from gorgeous floats,  revelers from near and far looking for fun, costumes, music and festivities that are brilliant! –. Every year  for Mardi Gras people from New Orleans and around the world join in the Carnival celebration!


     
  2. Old Ferry Landing in Port Allen
    Port Allen, LA
    Located across the river from the city of Baton Rouge,  Old Ferry Landing in Port Allen provides a clear unobstructed view of Baton Rouge’s  spectacular skyline.  Complete with old benches and historic light fixtures this area in Port Allen  is quickly becoming an attractive metropolitan destination.


     
  3. Red River District
    Shreveport, LA
    Located in downtown Shreveport, you'll find this district underneath the Texas Street Bridge.
    The Texas Street Bridge provides a shady area perfect for catching an afternoon breeze or listening to live music.  From comedy clubs to amazing music and more this district offers an assortment of attractions for visitors of all ages.

 

  1. Louisiana State Museum
    P.O. Box 2448
    New Orleans, La. 70176
    (504) 568-6968

    The Museum's collection totals more than 450,000 artifacts and works of providing an authentic experience of Louisiana to visitors. The collection  includes seven historic French Quarter buildings that have become icons of New Orleans – such as the Cabildo and Presbytère on Jackson Square - and a statewide system of regional and  history museums in Baton Rouge, Thibodaux and Patterson, La.

 

  1. Swamp Tours
    Experience the beauty of Louisiana’s cypress swamplands.  Be submerged in the tranquility of the Louisiana swamps and observe  alligators, turtles, egrets, herons, bayous, ancient cypress trees covered with Spanish moss and more all while safely guided by knowledgeable local tour guides aboard a boat. 

 

  1. French Quarter
    New Orleans, LA
    The French Quarter, located in the heart of New Orleans, is the original downtown area  of New Orleans.  The French Quarter is a magnificent display of some of the areas historic architecture dating back to post-revolutionary years.  Enjoy all forms of art in French Quarter…the sights and sounds of the Quarter are something you won't want to miss.


     
  2. Louisiana Arts and Science Museum
    Baton Rouge, LA
    100
    South River Road
    225-344-5272

    Explore the world of art and science at the Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, which provides static and interactive exhibits which will indulge the senses of guests of all ages. Afterwards, view the heavens in the planetarium's  60-foot domed theater .

     
  3. Louisiana State University Campus
    Baton Rouge, LA 70803
    LSU’s  campus is in a gorgeous historic location. View the famous Greek-style amphitheater, where some of the most interesting theater in the state is hosted.  Visit a real Indian burial mound kept carefully preserved under the campus' academic doctrine.


     
  4. Nottoway Plantation
    White Castle, LA 70788
    30970 Highway 405
    225-545-8632
     This Louisiana plantation, dating back to 1859, is a lavishly constructed and historically restored example of 'steamboat gothic' architecture. Embodying the style of its era, the extravagant construction stands to this day as an exalted sentiment to times past.

 

Kim Higgins – ABR, CRS, e-Pro
Keller Williams Realty Services
1522 W. Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA 70471
Cell: 985.705.1910
www.KimHiggins.com
www.KimHiggins.com/blog

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