A Louisiana road trip provides you
with so many opportunities to experience life like you will see it nowhere else
in the world. Mardi Gras is absolutely spectacular and there are always
festivals with great jazz music. Weather your shopping, partying, enjoying
a ghost hunt, or exploring the swamps-Louisiana
offers something for everybody.
Rougeoffers lots of great activities such as cruising around the swamps
on guided airboats searching for alligators, shopping, museums, casinos, and
more. There are over 225 things to do in Baton Rouge and you can learn
Orleansis most famous for their Mardi Gras celebration but it's a
fabulous city to visit any time of the year. It's always bustling with
jazz music and has a deep rooted belief in ghosts and the super natural.
New Orleans is the perfect city to have a
hunting adventure on your Louisiana road trip. There are numerous
themed tours that you can take through the French Quarter and we highly
recommend signing up for one of these in advance to get the most out of your
road trip. There is an enormous amount of activities constantly going on
in New Orleans so please
check out this
website to fine tune your vacation.
If you are seeking out the
ultimate party then a Louisiana road trip is exactly what you are looking for
because Mardi Gras is
your ultimate destination. The origin of the Mardi Gras dates back over
5,000 years and Fat Tuesday is final day of the Carnival celebration.
Mardi Gras is your chance to completely let loose and party like you have never
done before. There's plenty of beads, parades, jazz music, and outstanding
Cajun food for you to easily plan your road trip. The dates for Mardi Gras
are already planned until the year 2021 and it is never too early to start
planning this adventure of a lifetime:
Delta Downs in
Vinson offers a casino, race tracks, a fabulous hotel, fine dining, and lots of
great entertainment. This is a perfect place for you to stop in during
your Louisiana road trip.
Evangeline Downs in Layfayette
offers live thoroughbred racing and lots of slot machines in their casino.
Louisiana Downs is
located in Bossier City is a complete casino and race track experience.
There is shopping in the mall and great nightlife at the Inside Rail Bar.
are a great way to spend the afternoon and sample a bottle of a home grown
delicacy. Although Louisiana wine is not world famous they still do
produce over 20,000 gallons per year. Due to their rich French heritage
these people take their wine very seriously.
are an absolute must if you plan on making your way to Louisiana or New Orleans.
There are always Jazz musicians playing and lots of vibrant outdoor life for you
to immerse yourself in this southern culture. Mardi Gras is the ultimate
outdoor festival and you should make every attempt to be part of this festival
at least once in your life.
Louisiana National Parks
are a great road trip stop and you should make sure you check out New Orleans
Jazz which is located in the heart of the French Quarter in the city.
There's almost always live music and it is almost impossible to have an absolute
blast here. Best of all is that everything inside the park is free!
Louisiana has an old history and
therefore has plenty of haunted locations. Please do not investigate any
of these buildings without the proper permission but luckily there are several
ghost tours that can take you into some of the best spots and give you an
interesting history lesson.
The Bourbon Orleans Hotel
located in the French Quarter (717 Orleans St., Phone: 504-523-2222).
There are sightings of an apparition that resembles a Confederate soldier,
voices are heard of a crying girl, and lots of other paranormal activities.
Southern Nights Bed &
Beauregard House (1113
Chartres, New Orleans)
Old Ursuline Convent located
at 1100 Chartres St is the oldest building in the Mississippi Valley
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop/Pub
located at 941 Bourbon St.
O'Flaherty's Irish Pub located
at 508 Toulouse St.
Madame John's Legacy located at 632 Dumaine St.
Musee's Conti Historical Wax
Museum in the French Quarter
Congo Park on North Rampart
St. in the French Quarter is home of slave auctions and several voodoo
ceremonies took place.
City Park in New
Orleans attracts over 14 million visitors each year. There's a carousel
and mini-amusement park in addition to golf courses, museums, and botanical
gardens. It is a perfect way for you to enjoy a lazy afternoon New Orleans
Dixie Landin' and Blue
Bayou Water Park in Baton Rouge offers two great parks for the price of one.
There are fantastic water slides, wave pools, and of course the Ragin Cajun
roller coaster that is 14 stories tall and will deliver a tremendous 3.8 G's of
force during your ride.