Louisiana Travel Guide

Articles about Louisiana

By Amy McKeever

No Thanksgiving plans? It’s time to make some.

By Jessica Adamiak

Toast your next vacation with craft cocktails or a tasting flight at one of these top whiskey bars.

By Steven Casale and David Farley

At these historic bars, spirits aren’t just on the drink menu—they’re making noises in dark corners and downing patrons’ glasses.

By Chris Abell

Cheering on the home team is a fantastic way to spend a Saturday. Go ahead and make it a weekend in one of these 15 great college football towns.

By Christopher Elliott / Fortune.com
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is back. That’s the message you’ll probably get over the next few days, as the August 29 anniversary of the costliest natural disaster in American history approaches. On Thursday, President Obama will...
By Laura Itzkowitz
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans, the city is enjoying a newfound energy, especially when it comes to the arts. Galleries and organizations across the Big Easy are commemorating the anniversary with exhibitions, perform...

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.