Palmetto Island State Park’s very name hints at the untamed wildness you can expect in this southern corner of the state.
Louisiana’s hotels and lodging range from glorious casinos and full service resorts to luxury hotels, quaint B&Bs and scenic cabins. Whether it’s a city hotel or a state park cabin, Louisiana’s accommodations provide a diverse variety of places to stay. And, you will find plenty of great entertainment and dining options wherever you stay.
At over 15,000 acres, Lake D’Arbonne is one of north Louisiana’s largest lakes.
Wide-trunked cypress trees lure photographers, boaters and nature lovers of all stripes to Lake Bistineau State Park, located a short half-hour drive from Shreveport
Poverty Point Reservoir State Park, only a few miles from Poverty Point World Heritage Site, the recently inscribed UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of my favorite parks to visit, whether for a day trip or overnight. The beach area is ideal for watching birds fly over the reservoir; in the winter, it’s a lovely place for peaceful contemplation.
When renting a houseboat in Louisiana, the Atchafalaya Basin and the c
Unexplained noises, shadowy figures, objects moved or displaced—these are a small sampling of the ghost stories emanating from the historic homes, buildings and cemeteries across Louisiana.
The Big Easy holds its own among the most haunted cities in the United States.
Don’t just head to Louisiana’s capital city for game day. Extend your stay and take advantage of the area’s many offerings.