Louisiana

Louisiana Travel Guide

Articles about Louisiana

By Katrina Brown Hunt

World-class museums, edgy puppet theaters and out-of-the-way bookstores: Travel + Leisure readers ranked America’s biggest cities by their cultural street cred.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

Travel + Leisure readers ranked American cities by their ability to captivate. 

By Jenny Adams

Vertical gardens? Personal infinity pools? Don’t judge these hotels by their diminutive footprints.

 

By Amy McKeever

As far as roadtrips for food-lovers go, the American South is a must. The proof is in the pudding—not to mention the fried green tomatoes, gulf seafood, and Cajun Bloody Marys. 

By Erika Owen
There’s a whole new reason for Jazz fans to make the pilgrimage to New Orleans. Earlier this month the doors to The Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market (PHNOJM) swung open for the first time, with a show by The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO)...
By Katrina Brown Hunt

Affordable hotel rates, free museums, and plentiful barbecue and beer make these cities a bargain for travelers.

Hotels in Louisiana

Bed down in one of five cheerful guest rooms—all with private baths, period furnishings and complimentary WiFi—at this historic home (it was the city’s first boarding house) in downtown Lake Charles.

Restaurants in Louisiana

This modest restaurant—interiors have wood paneled walls, checkered floors and cushion-topped stools—is locally loved for its fried shrimp and hot crab gumbo. Don’t miss the crawfish when they’re in season (March to May).

Things to do in Louisiana

Pick up a Creole-country souvenir—seasonings and sauces are full of heat; alligator busts make a statement—at this shop dedicated to all things local to the Bayou State.