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About Louisiana: Louisiana is part of the Southeast geographic region of the United States. State Nickname: “The Pelican State.”  State Bird: eastern brown pelican. Main agricultural crops include: sugarcane, cotton, rice, soybeans, corn, sweet potatoes. Major industries include: wholesale, retail, tourism, manufacturing (petroleum, plastics, chemicals), construction, transportation, communication, public utilities, finance, insurance, real estate, mining, petroleum products. Capital city: Baton Rouge. Major cities by population: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, Lake Charles, and Kenner. There are great parks, bayou, Gulf of Mexico coastline, cities, towns, and more to visit, explore, experience, and enjoy here.

Trips & Experiences


Gardens


American Rose Center


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8877 Jefferson Paige Rd., Shreveport, LA

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National Parks


Atchafalaya National Heritage Area


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Baton Rouge, LA

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Aquariums


Audubon Aquarium Of The Americas


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6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA

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Zoos


Audubon Zoo


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6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA

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State Parks


Bayou Segnette State Park


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7777 Westbank Expressway Westwego, LA 70094

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State Parks


Bogue Chitto State Park


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17049 State Park Blvd.Franklinton, LA 70438

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French Quarter


Bourbon Street


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French Quarter, New Orleans, LA

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Zoos


BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo


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3601 Thomas Rd., Baton Rouge, LA

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National Parks


Cane River Creole National Historical Park


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400 Rapids Dr., Natchitoches, LA

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Cane River National Heritage Area


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1115 Washington St., Natchitoches, LA

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Religion


Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis King of France


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615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA

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State Parks


Chemin-A-Haut State Park


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14656 State Park Road Bastrop, LA 71220-7078

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Chicot State Park


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3469 Chicot Park Road Ville Platte, LA 70586

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Cypremort Point State Park


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306 Beach Lane Cypremort Point, LA 70538

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National Parks


El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail


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State Parks


Fairview-Riverside State Park


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119 Fairview Drive Madisonville, LA 70447

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Fontainebleau State Park


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62883 Hwy. 1089 Mandeville, LA 70448

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French Quarter


French Quarter


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2020 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA

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Grand Isle State Park


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Admiral Craik Drive Grand Isle, LA 70358

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Hodges Gardens State Park


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1000 Hodges Loop, Florien, LA 71429

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French Quarter


Jackson Square in the French Quarter


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700 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA

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National Parks


Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve


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Marrero, LA 70072, USA

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National Parks


Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve (2)


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419 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA

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State Parks


Jimmie Davis State Park


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1209 State Park Road Chatham, LA 71226

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Kent Plantation House


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3601 Bayou Rapides Rd, Alexandria, LA 71303, USA

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Lake Bistineau State Park


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103 State Park Road Doyline, LA 71023

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Lake Bruin State Park


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201 State Park Road St. Joseph, LA 71366

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Lake Claiborne State Park


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225 State Park Road Homer, LA 71040

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Lake D'Arbonne State Park


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3628 Evergreen Road Farmerville, LA 71241

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LAKE FAUSSE POINTE STATE PARK


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5400 Levee Road St. Martinville, LA 70582

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Bridges


Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge


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3939 N. Causeway Blvd. Suite 400, Metairie, LA

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Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site


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1200 N Main St, St Martinville, LA 70582, USA

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Louisiana State Arboretum


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1300 Sudie Lawton Lane, Ville Platte, LA 70586

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Festival


Mardi Gras in New Orleans


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Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

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Tourists


Mardi Gras World


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1380 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA

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Plantations


Myrtles Plantation


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7747 US-61, St. Francisville, LA

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Museums


National WWII Museum


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945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA

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City Parks


New Orleans City Park


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1 Palm Dr., New Orleans, LA

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French Quarter


New Orleans French Quarter


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501 Basin St., New Orleans, LA

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Neighborhoods


New Orleans Garden District


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2020 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA

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New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park


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916 N Peters St., New Orleans, LA

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New Orleans Museum of Art


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One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, LA

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North Toledo Bend State Park


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2907 North Toledo Park Road Farmerville, LA 71241

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Plantations


Oak Alley Plantation, Restaurant & Inn


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3645 Hwy 18 (Great River Rd.), Vacherie, LA

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Palmetto Island State Park


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19501 Pleasant Road Abbeville, LA 70510

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Poverty Point National Monument


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6859 Hwy 577, Pioneer, LA

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Poverty Point Reservoir State Park


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1500 Poverty Point Parkway Delhi, LA 71232

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Sam Houston Jones State Park


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107 Sutherland Road Lake Charles, LA 70611

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South Toledo Bend State Park


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120 Bald Eagle Road Anacoco, LA 71403

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St. Bernard State Park Tour


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501 St. Bernard Parkway Braithwaite, LA 70040

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Tickfaw State Park


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27225 Patterson Road Springfield, LA 70462-8906

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Ships


USS Kidd Veterans Memorial


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305 S River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802, USA

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Museums


Whitney Plantation


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5099 LA-18, Edgard, LA 70049, USA

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Plantations


Whitney Plantation (2)


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5099 Hwy 18, Wallace, LA

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