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A trip to a Louisiana swamp is a great day trip from New Orleans

The 9 Best Day Trips from New Orleans

The music, the culture, the cuisine: it’s all a part of the New Orleans experience. But you can’t really experience it all without getting outside the “big easy.” New Orleans day trips let visitors explore historic plantations and mysterious swamps along the bayou. Check out our 9 Best Day Trips from New Orleans to jump...
Things for families to do in Louisiana Photo by Flickr edbierman

Top 10 FUN Things to do in Louisiana [with kids]!

Smooth Jazz, rhythmic Cajun and Zydeco music, superstitious folklore, spicy fare that is internationally influenced, as well as varied landscapes including circuitous bayous, white sand beaches, and rambling prairies; are just the beginning of what you’ll find in the alluring state of Louisiana.

Kid-Friendly New Orleans Mardi Gras

Photo by Bigstock/CherylCasey The folklore-like stories connected to it are legendary. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is the last day of the Carnival season. One last opportunity for Christians to let loose before they must settle down into a pattern of fasting and penitence that is the season of Lent. It is colorful. It is...

Top 10 Things to do in New Orleans with Kids

New Orleans with kids? Yes! From the lively-music scene to the nostalgic streetcars, there are so many things for kids to do in New Orleans. Families are fascinated at the history of the French Quarter. Kids love climbing the towering oaks of the Garden District. Read on to discover our picks for the best things...

Camping on the Gulf

Do you have to have water and electricity when you camp?  Do you like to hike away from it all before setting up camp at a primitive site?  Do you park your RV?  No matter your preferences, you are sure to find a beautiful camping spot on the Gulf Coast.  Camping on the Gulf Coast...

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