Father and Daughter on Dock in LA
Louisiana Sunset
Louisiana Staycation
Louisiana Staycation

Feed your soul on a one-of-a-kind road trip in Louisiana. Let the good times roll and enjoy a close-to-home, far-from-ordinary staycation you’ll never forget.

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Louisiana Byways

Skip the interstate and take the roads less traveled on your drive through Louisiana. Take one of the many byways in Louisiana that bring you right through the cultural center of the state.

Louisiana Cabins


State Park Cabin Getaway

Experience the great outdoors alongside the food, music and culture that make Louisiana unique.


Not sure where to start? Check out these locally sourced road trip ideas.

The Unusual is our Usual
See the Giant Glowing Dalmatian.
Glowing Dalmatian Sculpture

Location: Shreveport, LA

See Napoleon's Death Mask.
Display of Napoleon's Death Mask

Location: New Orleans, LA

Visit Sculpture Garden.
Staycation Kenny Hill

Location: Chauvin, LA

Paddle to Castle Tree.
Castle Tree

Location: Chemi-haunt State Park

Go to the Abita Mystery House.
Stuffed gator at Abita Mystery House

Location: Abita Springs, LA

Visit the Music Box Village.
The music Box Village

Location: New Orleans, LA



Get out and go fill up on fun and food this weekend.

Things to do All over the Map

Visit New Orleans Area in Louisiana

New Orleans

When you think you’ve seen, done and tasted everything you can about this world-famous city, think again! Make the drive and savor the experience, because there’s always more just around the corner.

Visit the Northshore area in louisiana


Just outside of New Orleans and yet a million miles away from it all. Go wild this weekend with wildlife and outdoor wonder.

Great River Road Area in Louisiana

Great River Road

Enjoy an Instagram-worthy respite as the pomp and pageantry of the past comes alive along River Road.

Visit Baton Rouge Area

Baton Rouge

History and heritage meet energy and enthusiasm in the state captiol. Explore everything from charming museums to raucous collegiate sporting events.

Explore the Houma Thibodaux Grand Isle Area

Houma - Thibodaux - Grand Isle

Southbound and so much to see! Take the scenic route this weekend for world-class fishing and a heaping, hearty, historic helping of Cajun culture.

Visit the New Iberia Morgan City Area in Louisiana

New Iberia - Morgan City

Step out and sample as much as you can as you make your way through the region’s most unique cuisine and culture.

Visit Lafayette Area in Louisiana


Take heart and come hungry. An epic epicurean experience awaits you when you dive deep into this rich and robust Cajun culture.

Explore the Lake Charles Area

Lake Charles

Fest with the best! Come for the Cajun culture and stay for the nightlife—this gem has it all.

Explore Alexandria


Revel by the Red River. It’s a short drive that’s long on history and lush vistas.

Visit the Natchitoches Winnfield area in Louisiana

Natchitoches - Winnfield

Light up your weekend! Pick up and go explore life along the lively banks of the lovely Cane River Lake.

Visit Toledo Bend in Louisiana

Toledo Bend - Lake Country

Go west for a weekend on the water! Camping, fishing and outdoor activities—you’ll run out of energy before you run out of things to do!

Visit the Monroe Ruston Area of Louisiana

Monroe - Ruston

Bike, birds and ballet—Break out of your routine and head due north for an endless list of things to do.

Explore the Shreveport Bossier City area in Louisiana

Shreveport - Bossier City

Drive over and park yourself at some of our best parks! Come fish, hunt and explore the lakes and bayous of Northwest Louisiana.


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