Places to Visit-
- The Aquarium of the Americans
- The Toy Train Museum
- The Stained glass dome of the Old Capitol
- The Louisiana State Capitol
- The Old Capitol
- Memorial Tower at Louisiana State University (LSU)
- Acadian Village, in Lafayette
- Mardi Gras Tour
- City Park
- Baton Rouge Zoo
- Smoothie King Center ( Where the New Orleans Pelicans Play)
- Tiger Stadium ( Where LSU football plays)
The French Quarter is the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans and a historical district in the city. Bourbon Street, the most well known street in the French Quarter, has many bars and restaurants and is a popular tourist destination. Historic sites in the area include the Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square and the Old U.S. Mint.
The Confederate Memorial Hall Museum exhibits historic artifacts from the American Civil War, including weapons, uniforms and personal items of soldiers. The museum is located in the Warehouse District of New Orleans and is open Tuesday to Saturday.
The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum and research center featuring exhibits about the history and culture of New Orleans, including photographs, paintings and other artifacts on display at multiple galleries and historic buildings.
The Voodoo Museum is a small museum in the French Quarter that focuses on the history and culture of voodoo in New Orleans. The museum is located in the French Quarter near Jackson Square and is open seven days a week.
Places to Visit-
Nola (New Orleans)- The first thing that comes to mind when you think of Louisiana is New Orleans. It can’t be helped. The non-stop party city that is famous for Mardi Gras and music keeps us coming back time and time again. At the heart of the city is a vibrant music culture that energizes your very spirit. New Orleans is the site of the First Opera House in North America as well as being home to the 10-day celebration that is Jazzfest.
Houmas Home Plantation and Garden-The Houmas House Plantation and Gardens is a historic plantation complex and museum in Darrow, Louisiana. The grounds were a sugar plantation in the 1800's and now feature lush gardens, amazing restaurants and an eclectic and fun museum. In the plantation house you can take a guided tour where you can find this weird mix of fascinating antiques. Take a stroll in the gardens and you can even bring your own lunch and picnic on the grounds.
Avery Island is home to two must-see places in Louisiana. The first being the Tabasco plant. Every bottle of tabasco sauce in the world starts here. Everyone will leave with tiny bottles of tabasco sauce that are perfect for one time use or to keep in the car when in a hot sauce pinch.
Jungle Garden- Jungle Gardens is also found on Avery Island. This 170 acre garden and bird sanctuary is a gorgeous place to spend the day taking in some local flora and fauna. You can even stumble upon this Chinese garden that houses a Buddha statue if you are on the lookout. There is a small fee to enter the gardens but it is absolutely worth it. The lush tropical surroundings are a great place to take a stroll or have a picnic.