Sometimes sticking close to home can have it's advantages, especially if you are in a beautiful state like ours, with so much to do and see! We have history and adventures waiting for us all over Louisiana.

Only in Louisiana has some great suggestions for Louisiana Day Trips, and since it's the perfect time of year to be thinking about a little get a way, we thought we'd share. Enjoy!

  • Poverty Point - historic site with more than 400 acres to explore
  • Creole Nature Trail - one of only 43 designated scenic by ways in the United States
  • Global Wildlife Center - like driving through beautiful Africa, with with wild animals roaming in St Tammany Parish
  • Helicopter or Sea Plane Tour - fly waaaay above the beautiful Louisiana scenery
  • Tour a Winery - we have several local vineyards and wineries around the state to explore
  • The Longleaf Trail Scenic Byway - 17 miles of winding roads through the beautiful Kitsachie National Forest
  • Stroll a small town Main Street - we have some of the most beautiful and historic Main Streets in America
  • River Road Plantations - drive down roads that are directly on the Mississippi River to see some of Louisiana's oldest plantations and Civil War battlefields
  • Visit a State Park - Louisiana has 22 to choose from
  • Take a Swamp Boat Tour - perfect to take your out of town visitors on, especially if they want to see an alligator!
  • Visit a Flea Market, Antique Store, or Farmer's Market - every small town has these, and Louisiana has some of the best! The Delcambre Seafood and Farmer's Market has been voted one of the Top 100 in America
  • Hike one of the many trails at our state parks - perfect for spring and fall in Louisiana
  • Pick Your Own Farms - we have an abundance of places across the state to pick your own fruits and vegetables to take home and enjoy