Louisiana

Louisiana

You know about the sultry jazz, Cajun cooking, and world-famous New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade, but do you know about the Global Wildlife Center, the 18 historic sites, 22 state parks, and 15-course golf trail? Find out more ways Louisiana makes vacations great!

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Taste Lake Charles

Taste Lake Charles

We hit the road and headed to a city with Cajun cuisine, craft beer, casinos, and more: Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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The Weird and the Wonderful: The South

By: Brenda Kissko

The Weird and the Wonderful: The South

By: Brenda Kissko

No matter if you’re from the South, or just passing through, here are 11 Southern myths for you to explore on an epic road trip.

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Just a Hop, Spirit, and Bean Away

Just a Hop, Spirit, and Bean Away

As the hints of dark chocolate and toffee registered with my palate, I took another sip, only to experience an even more powerful infusion of flavors.

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Dip Into The Secrets of Sauce

By: Christian Mader

Dip Into The Secrets of Sauce

By: Christian Mader

Things to think about when it comes to the sauce—crawfish dipping sauce.

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Lake Charles Connections

Lake Charles Connections

We knew we had arrived at the right place when we spotted the rainbow of paddleboards atop the Paddle Up mobile!

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Crawfish 2.0

By: Christian Mader

Crawfish 2.0

By: Christian Mader

You can boil them, batter, and fry them; serve them in creamy sauces, on po’ boys, in casseroles, bisques, soups, and boudin. But that only scratches the surface in Lafayette.

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A Winning Lake Charles Getaway

By: Amy Becker Williams

A Winning Lake Charles Getaway

By: Amy Becker Williams

A cacophony of bings, rings, and ka-chings surrounds us as our group busts through the doors of Lake Charles’ Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino.

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Outdoor Adventures on the Louisiana Coast

Outdoor Adventures on the Louisiana Coast

From wildlife to water life, there are many outdoor adventures to be had on the Louisiana Coast. Enjoy biking, hiking, birding, and boating.

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Set List of New Orleans

By: Jeff Atwell

Set List of New Orleans

By: Jeff Atwell

Music fans who circle the globe to see arena bands and attend massive festivals know New Orleans.

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Getting Real in Lake Charles

Getting Real in Lake Charles

We were looking for down-to-earth fun! I knew if we chose the right destination, the rest of the details would fall into place. Enter: Lake Charles.

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Reconnect and Unwind

Reconnect and Unwind

Whether indoors or out, you're sure to reconnect and unwind with fun to be had for the entire family in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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Plate Lunch Paradise

Plate Lunch Paradise

Though most visitors to Lafayette might sooner associate the area with our more famed Cajun and Creole culinary fare (jambalaya, crawfish, and gumbo), it is the rice and gravy-centric plate lunch that fuels the people of Louisiana's Acadiana region.

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Sample the Tammany Taste

Sample the Tammany Taste

Known as Louisiana’s Northshore, the parish has long been popular with New Orleanians seeking outdoor fun and green spaces, but in the past few years it has become a culinary destination, as well.

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Plenty of Fish Stories Here

Plenty of Fish Stories Here

A fishing trip to Louisiana, which touts itself as “The Sportsman’s Paradise.”

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Flavors to Go

Flavors to Go

The image was so perfectly Louisiana that it might as well have been a postcard.

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Hiking, Boating, and Family Fun

Hiking, Boating, and Family Fun

Spring is the perfect time to visit thanks to gorgeous weather for outdoor adventure and great local events

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