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Feed your soul on a one-of-a-kind road trip in Louisiana. Let the good times roll and enjoy a close-to-home, far-from-ordinary visit you’ll never forget.

Good-to-Go Itineraries

Not sure where to start? Check out these locally sourced road trip ideas.

The Unusual is our Usual
See Napoleon's Death Mask.
Display of Napoleon's Death Mask

Location: NEW ORLEANS, LA

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Paddle to Castle Tree.
Castle Tree in Louisiana

Location: CHEMIN-A-HAUT STATE PARK

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Go to the Abita Mystery House.
Abita Mystery House

Location: ABITA SPRINGS, LA

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Visit the Music Box Village.
Music Box Village in Louisiana

Location: NEW ORLEANS, LA

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See a 900-Year-Old-Statue.
Buddha Statue at Jungle Gardens

Location: AVERY ISLAND, LA

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Visit Louisiana's Tiniest Chapel.
Chapel of the Madonna in Louisiana

Location: BAYOU GOULA, LA

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Hear the Mississippi River.
Sing River Sculpture in Louisiana

Location: BATON ROUGE, LA

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Run to the Rock.
Rock Chapel in Louisiana

Location: MANSFIELD, LA

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Hit the Road

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State Park Cabin Getaway

Experience the great outdoors alongside the food, music and culture that make Louisiana unique.

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Louisiana Byways

Skip the interstate and take the road less traveled on your drive through Louisiana. 

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State Museums of Louisiana

Marvel at the remarkable artifacts, from Louis Armstrong’s cornet to a Civil War submarine to Mardi Gras costumes, all showcasing our unique history and culture.

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Audubon Golf Trail

Hit the links at any or all of the world-class golf courses of The Audubon Golf Trail and take in 17 holes at some of the most lush and unique landscapes you’ll ever golf upon.

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African American Heritage Trail

Bear witness to the contributions of African Americans to Louisiana’s rich culture and history, through stories told at churches, museums and historic sites throughout the state.

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Still Undecided?

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Things To Do All Over the Map

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Shreveport-Bossier City Area
Natchitoches-Winnfield Area
Toledo Bend-Lake Country Area
Alexandria Area
Lake Charles Area
Lafayette Area
New Iberia-Morgan City Area
Baton Rouge Area
Great River Road Area
Houma-Thibodaux-Grand Isle Area
Northshore Area
New Orleans Area
Monroe-Ruston Area
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Alexandria Area
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Alexandria Area

Revel by the Red River. Where the piney woods start easing into cypress swamps, discover how nature shaped the history of the area.

Baton Rouge Area in Louisiana
Baton Rouge Area
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Baton Rouge Area

History and heritage meet energy and enthusiasm in the state capitol. Explore everything from charming museums to raucous collegiate sporting events.

Great River Road Area in Louisiana
Great River Road Area
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Great River Road Area

Explore the past and present of Louisiana’s River Parishes, a place where history, adventure and flavor collide.

Houma-Thibodaux-Grand Isle Area in Louisiana
Houma-Thibodaux-Grand Isle Area
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Houma-Thibodaux-Grand Isle Area

Southbound and so much to see! Take the scenic route this weekend for world-class fishing and a heaping, hearty, historic helping of Cajun culture.

Lafayette Area in Louisiana
Lafayette Area
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Lafayette Area

Take heart and come hungry. An epic epicurean experience awaits you when you dive deep into this rich and robust Cajun culture.

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Lake Charles Area
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Lake Charles Area

Fest with the best! Come for the Cajun culture and stay for the nightlife—this gem has it all.

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Natchitoches - Winnfield Area
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Natchitoches Area

Light up your weekend! Pick up and go explore life along the lively banks of the lovely Cane River Lake.

New Iberia-Morgan City Area in Louisiana
New Iberia - Morgan City Area
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New Iberia-Morgan City Area

Step out and sample as much as you can as you make your way through the region’s most unique cuisine and culture.

New Orleans Area in Louisiana
New Orleans Area
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New Orleans Area

When you think you’ve seen, done and tasted everything you can about this world-famous city, think again! Make the drive and savor the experience, because there’s always more just around the corner.

Northshore Area in Louisiana
Northshore Area
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Northshore Area

Just outside of New Orleans and yet a million miles away from it all. Go wild this weekend with wildlife and outdoor wonder.

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Monroe - Ruston Area
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Monroe-Ruston Area

Bike, birds and ballet—there's an endless list of far-from-routine things to experience in the northwest corner.

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Shreveport - Bossier City Area
Shreveport Area
Shreveport-Bossier City Area

Drive over and park yourself at some of our best parks! Come fish, hunt and explore the lakes and bayous of Northwest Louisiana.

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Toledo Bend Lake Country Area
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Toledo Bend-Lake Country Area

Head to the western border for camping, fishing and outdoor activities—you’ll run out of energy before you run out of things to do!

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