Best Road Trips in Louisiana

See the Bayou Statee Along These Famed Tours

Hit the road and see dozens of state parks this summer, have a quaint adventure in Natchitoches this winter, and just plain enjoy yourself any time in between.

Why not start with northern Louisiana? Northern Louisiana offers a wealth of small town charm and big city attractions. History buffs find haven at the Poverty Point National Monument – not to mention numerous historic downtown districts – while outdoor lovers are encouraged to visit dozens of area lakes and state parks.

Plan for a tour of historic central Louisiana. From Natchitoches, to Leesville, and out to Ville Platte, discover a wide range of scenic, historic, and always pleasant sites. Explore Chicot State Park in Ville Platte, or enjoy some fishing at the West Bay Wildlife Management Area in Oakdale. With quaint and charming cities, historic sites, and outdoor adventure abound, you're sure to enjoy your tour of central Louisiana.

While Louisiana is known for many things – jazz music, iconic food staples, and historic landmarks – one thing is certain: the college football landscape is vast and very popular. Embark on a college football tour through cities like Minden and Monroe, and all the way south to Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Enjoy the exciting world of college football in Louisiana – from the LSU Tigers, to the Tulane Green Wave