Louisiana Travel Guide

Articles about Louisiana

By Caroline Hallemann

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By Katrina Brown Hunt

Whether you’re seeking out for Presidential pomp or the story behind a French-fry-topped sandwich, these 20 cities are living in the past in the best ways possible. 

By Jenny Adams

Fries & Champagne? Bone Marrow and Herbsaint Shots? Appetizer menus are trending extreme in 2015.

By Lisa Cheng
Canada and New England Get 50% off from Haimark, a high-end expedition cruise company based in Colorado. The French Canadian Maritimes & Coastal North Atlantic package includes: • Nine nights aboard the MS Saint Laurent, from Montreal to Po...
By Caroline Hallemann

New art book Henry Howard: Louisiana’s Architect illustrates how one man influenced the New Orleans aesthetic. Explore some of his notable designs here.

By Hadi Ktiri
In the 1970’s, large numbers of Vietnamese began coming to the United States to escape the oppressive regime back home.  Finding the climate and way of life similar to Vietnam, many of them settled in New Orleans.  Now a vibrant and bustling commu...

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

Another West Bank staple, Pho Bang is as utilitarian as they get.  Here, don’t expect fancy glassware or cutlery because you won’t get it.  What you will get is a no-nonsense approach to excellent Vietnamese cooking.  Get the rare beef pho and they’ll serve it rare beside your bow

Things to do in Louisiana

Most jazz clubs on Frenchman don’t charge a cover, making Frenchman St. perfect for those looking to watch their dime.  To pick the best club, start on Decatur St.