Get ready to explore Louisiana with these weekend getaway ideas and day trip itineraries that highlight just a glimpse of some of the best destinations throughout Louisiana. Louisiana's beauty is on display no matter where you go. Start planning your road trip with these itineraries:
Day Trip Itineraries in North Louisiana
North Louisiana offers a wide range of attractions, from city offerings to outdoor escapes. In Monroe, go shopping at Antique Alley or sip wine at Landry Vineyards. Ruston is known for the sweet peaches grown in the area, and you can get a taste at Mitcham Farms. Head over to Webster Parish to take in the rich history and natural beauty of the area. Come explore the northern part of the state and you'll be greeted with a generous dose of Southern hospitality.
Road Trip Ideas in Central Louisiana
In Central Louisiana, the heartland of the state offers country comforts, outdoor experiences and deep history. Be sure to hit the highlights such as Kisatchie National Forest, the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, the iconic meat pies in Natchitoches, the arts in Alexandria and a historic (and haunted) jail in DeRidder. This area offers plenty of stories to tell.
Road Trip Itineraries Across South Louisiana
This region encompasses the iconic New Orleans area all the way to the southern waters of the Gulf of Mexico and everywhere in-between. Experience the unique culture of Cajun country through the historic districts and cuisine, see the grandeur of the Mississippi River, get your fill of the charming small-town delights of the Northshore, and drop a line off Louisiana's southern coast.
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Road Trip Ideas
Check out these additional road trip ideas that offer a wide variety of attractions across the state.
Get Inspired by Louisiana
Louisiana is full of passion - passion for our food, history, culture and great outdoors. Enjoy the sights, sounds and beauty that feeds your soul.