STATE TO BE IN

Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser unveils new Destination Louisiana initiative
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 Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser has unveiled the Destination Louisiana tourism initiative designed to promote in-state travel by Louisianians. Each month, one destination in the state is chosen to receive multi-platform coverage. The destination will rotate between north, southwest and southeast regions of the state. The first Destination Louisiana to be featured is Iberia Parish. MORE

ONCE IS NOT ENOUGH

Louisiana keeps you coming back
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 Culture, cuisine, music, history, architecture, adventure and an array of year round events and festivals all varied enough for any taste and style, means Louisiana can easily stake a claim to be the most unique and compelling State in the Union. MORE

NOBODY DOES IT BETTER

Everything tastes better in Louisiana
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Good food is found everywhere in Louisiana. Ask any visitor—or resident for that matter—what they like the best about this state, and they will say those two things. But while it’s our reputation for tasty cuisine and musical genius that gets travelers here, it’s visitors’ experiences that keep them coming back for more. MORE

UNBEATEN PATHS

Louisiana’s Scenic Byways
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A great way to travel and experience Louisiana is by its unbeaten paths. Avoid the Interstate and instead take quiet, two-lane highways that snake through Louisiana’s diverse natural settings and connect interesting small towns, charming downtowns, locally-owned shops and stereotypical Mom-and-Pop eateries. MORE

THE LOUISIANA BREWERY TRAIL

Don't leave without sampling our craft beer.
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One would expect a state as passionate about cuisine as Louisiana to be equally passionate about how to wash it down. And like its world-acclaimed food, Louisiana is ready to share its homegrown beverage of choice—craft beer—with the world. MORE

CAJUN CULTURE EXPERIENCES

A crash course in Cajun culture and history
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Whether your Louisiana vacation is a three-day weekend, a weeklong leisure adventure or free time tacked to a business trip, enjoy this crash course in Cajun culture and history so you can revel in seeing, doing, hearing and tasting those things found only in Louisiana. MORE

LOUISIANA ESSENTIALS. THE FOOD

Like our music, good food is found everywhere in Louisiana.
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When I’m on the road with travel journalists from around the world, I field a sea of questions about Louisiana. From general questions about the state’s history and the culture to specific ones about our music, swamps, the Mississippi River, alligators, Cajuns, the French Quarter, the antebellum plantations, movies and reality shows filmed here—you name it, I’m asked it. One frequent question that always makes me chuckle is “How do you stay so lean living here?” I’ll admit, it’s not easy. MORE
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