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Popular Attractions in Louisiana

If you're a first time visitor to Louisiana, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Louisiana.

What are some good attractions in Louisiana?

Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Louisiana.

Frenchmen Street
300 - 635 Frenchmen St New Orleans, LA
Bourbon Street
Bourbon St New Orleans, LA

(504) 586-1155
Jackson Square
Chartres Street New Orleans, LA

(504) 658-3200
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
1 Canal St New Orleans, LA

(504) 378-2695
Royal St
Royal St Orleans Parish, LA
Magazine Street
Magazine St New Orleans, LA
The Spotted Cat Music Club
623 Frenchmen Street New Orleans, LA

(504) 943-3887
Davenport Lounge
921 Canal St Orleans Parish, LA

(504) 524-1331
Audubon Zoo
6500 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA

(504) 861-2537
City Park
1 Palm Dr New Orleans, LA

(504) 482-4888
Pat O'Brien's Bar
718 St Peter St Orleans, LA
The National WWII Museum
945 Magazine St New Orleans, LA
Louisiana Children's Museum
420 Julia St New Orleans, LA
Honey Island Swamp
Oak Alley Plantation
3645 Louisiana 18 Vacherie, LA

(225) 265-2151


Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:

"If the weather is decent, hop on the street car and see French Quarter, Frenchmen Street, Preservation Hall, Maple Street and the Tulane area."  See More

"Bourbon Street, Willie Mae's Scotch House, Café du Monde, and Laura Plantation are worthwhile sites to visit and eat."  See More

"This sounds like a long but fun trip! In New Orleans you can park near the COACH RIVERWALK and walk around to see the riverboats and tour a little of the French Quarter like Jackson Square and the French Market Inn Depending on which way you choose to drive, if you go through Birmingham the New Orleans Botanical Garden is a nice stop. Beautiful gardens, free to enter, and lots of room to run and wear out kids. Atlanta also has great Botanical Gardens with a new kids area. You can also park and walk around Centennial Park which has a huge playground and fountains to splash in. World of Coca-Cola and the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas are also right there if you want to spend the time and money. Greenville and Charlotte are great small towns that are easy to navigate. Good walking cities with lots of restaurants and charming downtown areas."  See More

"There is a great Louisiana Children's Museum within walking distance of the French Quarter and the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium on the edge of the FQ."  See More

"If you are staying at a hotel there on or near Royal St, I suggest you call them and ask."  See More

"Magazine Street Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival (March 30 – Apr."  See More

"Michael, I loved The Spotted Cat Music Club - much more local."  See More

"See my other answer to you, but Davenport Lounge is my favorite."  See More

"Also, there is the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and the Audubon Zoo for kid friendly places to see."  See More

"Go to City Park and check out StoryLand."  See More

"Gumbo Pot Pat O'Brien's Bar The Maison"  See More

"A trolley ride away is the The National WWII Museum."  See More

"I also vote for the Honey Island Swamp It's been many years since we went and back then we were fortunate enough to have Dr."  See More

"We took a bus tour out to one of the historic homes along the river, but I was disappointed in the one we went to Oak Alley Plantation because the house is a reconstruction."  See More

Where can I find out more about Louisiana?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Louisiana.

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