Whether you’re craving small-town authenticity or big-city excitement, every region in the state is infused with #OnlyLouisiana character and flavor.
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Explore Louisiana Regions
Alexandria and Pineville straddle the Red River and form a hub for fine arts. Nearby, delve into Louisiana history with architecture, music and exploring Native American heritage. Dive into nature at Kisatchie National Forest.
Lafayette is the center of Cajun Country, and is known as the ‘Happiest City in America’. It's a spot where the Cajun dialect is still spoken. The history, tasty culinary scene and distinctive music are all part of the cultural legacy.
The Lake Charles Area offers diverse Cajun culture with everything from authentic culinary dishes to glitzy casinos and outdoor activities. Experience the region’s festivals & stop by a dance hall for some Cajun two-stepping.
Natchitoches is a one of the oldest established areas & is home to famous movies and meat pies. Explore the red-bricked Front Street, Cane River, shopping, restaurants and nearby historic districts.
Explore the culinary and cultural treasures of this region including the spice of Avery Island, Tabasco, and one of the oldest operating rice mills. Explore the cuisine, waterways, sprawling gardens and literary events.
Sprinkled among the lakes and bayous are scenic state parks for camping, fishing and hunting. In the cities of Shreveport and Bossier City, casinos, dining, art, festivals and history are just a few of the attractions.
Big waterways and diverse landscapes mark this region offering more than a thousand acres of great camping, hiking and birding. Toledo Bend Reservoir State Park is known for its bass fishing, boating and water sports.