Louisiana Tourist Attractions

Louisiana Tourist Attractions

About Louisiana

It is a state that is located in the southern region of the United States of America. One of the largest cities of this state is New Orleans. It is also a very popular city. The capital of Louisiana is Baton Rouge. The state of Louisiana is different from the other states of the United States of America because of it’s varied and diverse mix of population from history. Since the 18th century, the French, the Indians, the Spanish and the Africans have inhabited and created the culture of the state.

The Kind of Attractions in Louisiana

Louisiana is a very diverse state that offers attractions for almost every kind of person. Attractions are available in the following categories:

  1. Agri Tourism
  2. Antiques
  3. Aquarium
  4. Backpacking
  5. Bicycling
  6. Birding
  7. Civil War Site
  8. Day Spa
  9. Family Fun
  10. Farmers Market
  11. Farms & Orchards
  12. Flea Market
  13. Galleries
  14. Hiking/Nature Trails
  15. Historical Sites
  16. Jewelry
  17. Living History Performance
  18. Memorial/Monument
  19. Natural Wildlife Viewing
  20. Plantation
  21. Riverboat Excursion
  22. Sightseeing Tours
  23. Specialty Shop
  24. Swamp Buggies and Walks
  25. Theme Park
  26. Water Park
  27. Winery
  28. Zoo

Attractions Top Spots in Louisiana

  1. Barnwell Center: Here you’ll get fine crafts and arts that are hand-made and are one-of-a-kind

  2. The 911 Memorial: The state has pulled together a memorial for two of the local people who were killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks.

  3. Abbeville Country Club: This is a luxury attraction and offers a complete 18 hole golf course with a restaurant, swimming pool and a pro shop.

  4. The Big Bend Post Office Museum and Adam Ponthieu Grocery Store: It is a popular picnic spot, with a good gift shop. It has a museum that represents the America of 1900-1050.

  5. Adventure Cove: This is a state-of-the-art facility for children to play at.

  6. African-American Museum, New Orleans: It is located in the area of Treme, which is home to the oldest community of Black people in the United States of America.

  7. Cajun Jack’s Swamp Tours: Take the tour to understand fully how Cajuns lived like many hundereds of years ago, and still do so today.

  8. Corney Lake: Tourists can go bird watching, or fishing or even camping and hiking at this lake.

  9. Delta Marina: Tourists can go here for salt water fishing, if they prefer.

  10. Fort Pike State Historic Site: It is a collection of masonry and brick structures from the 1800s.

  11. Gone Wild Safari: This is a new and premier family attraction.

  12. Golden Meadow Historic Center: This center has information about the history of the Golden Meadow region - included documents, photographs, etc. This is a good place for history enthusiasts.

  13. Grand Theatre 10: This is a famous movie theatre with fun for all members of the family.

  14. Gretna Amphitheatre: This is in the city of Gretna. It is a large cement structure and is a new structure that is spectacular to view, particularly at night.

  15. Gretna Observatory: This observatory, houses a computer controlled telescope that is 16” in size. The staff at the observatory are helpful and will take tourists around the place.

Louisiana Featured Attractions

Louisiana Featured Attraction Name Address
Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum Gibsland, Louisiana
Zam's Swamp Tours Thibodaux, Louisiana
Voodoo Museum New Orleans, Louisiana
Jackson Square NA
French Market French Market
Garden District Garden District
Cafe Du Monde Cafe Du Monde
Oak Alley Plantation Mississippi River in the town of Vacherie, Louisiana
Old Louisiana State Capitol Old Louisiana State Capitol
Preservation Hall Preservation Hall
Laura Plantation Laura Plantation
Saint Louis Cemetery Saint Louis Cemetery
St. Louis Cathedral St. Louis Cathedral