Louisiana Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

31 travel guides found for Weekend Getaways and Day Trips in Louisiana.

Narrow your results:


Sort by: Page of 2   

3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars Barataria Weekend Getaway
Arrgh, matey! Welcome to Barataria. Even the name of this place, a French word for fraudulence, illegality or “dishonesty at sea,’’ ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Barataria, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

Baton Rouge Weekend Getaway
In 1699 French explorer Iberville named the area Baton Rouge or “red stick’’ for the pole tainted with fish blood that served as the ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Baton Rouge, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

Biloxi, Mississippi Weekend Getaway
No fewer than eight flags have flown over this belle-of-the-ball resort town since its founding in 1699 by French explorer Iberville. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Biloxi, MS - Day Trips from New Orleans

Bourbon Street to Birmingham: New Orleans, Mobile, Birmingham Baseball Trip Family Vacation
In the deep South, politics and baseball are serious subjects. Both are played to win. A visit to New Orleans, Mobile, and Birmingham ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications New Orleans, LA - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

Destrehan and Garyville Weekend Getaway
At some point every New Orleanian or visitor to the city pays a visit to Plantation Country—a rural corridor of sugarcane fields, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Garyville, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

Donaldson and White Castle Weekend Getaway
In 1806 an enterprising Englishman named William Donaldson bought a tract of land fronting the Mississippi River for $12,000. Soon ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press White Castle, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars Eastern New Orleans Weekend Getaway
This may be the closest day trip you can take from the Big Easy. While technically within the city limits, eastern New Orleans—or ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press New Orleans, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

Gretna, Belle Chasse, Port Sulphur, West Pointe a la Hache, Buras, and Venice Weekend Getaway
The Great River Road of Plaquemines Parish, as the mostly four-lane 80-mile highway to Venice has been dubbed, stretches from the ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Venice, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Weekend Getaway
Time was when people might have snickered had you’d told them you were going to Hattiesburg, unless, of course, it was to the University ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hattiesburg, MS - Day Trips from New Orleans

Houma and Thibodaux Weekend Getaway
The Houma-Thibodaux area offers an unparalleled glimpse into the rural heart of southeast Louisiana's acclaimed Cajun Country. Separated ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Thibodaux, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

Kenner Weekend Getaway
It wasn't until after World War II that Kenner began changing from a sleepy rural town into a bustling suburban bedroom community. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Kenner, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

Lafayette Weekend Getaway
From swamp tours and lively zydeco music to recreations of Cajun villages, Lafayette offers visitors an unparalleled glimpse into ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Lafayette, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

Louisiana Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on Louisiana excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state of Louisiana region ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Baton Rouge, LA - Fodor's USA

Louisiana Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
Swathed in the romance of pirates, voodoo and Mardi Gras, Louisiana is undeniably special. Its history is barely on nodding terms ...
Published by Rough Guides New Orleans, LA - The Rough Guide to USA

Lutcher, Convent, and Burnside Weekend Getaway
Long before Louisiana was even a glint in the eye of France, Native Americans referred to St. James Parish as “the sleeping place ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Convent, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars Manchac, Hammond, and Ponchatoula Weekend Getaway
For many native New Orleanians, Ponchatoula is still one of the most charming small towns anywhere in Louisiana. Unlike some other ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hammond, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

National Parks of Louisiana Weekend Getaway
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Guide to the National Park Areas: Western States" and contains National Parks, National ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Monroe, LA - Guide to the National Park Areas: Western States

New Iberia and Saint Martinville Weekend Getaway
Straddling Bayou Teche like a whisper, neighboring New Iberia and St. Martinville are two heads of the same cultural coin. Both were ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press New Iberia, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana Weekend Getaway
For most visitors, New Orleans means Mardi Gras, the French Quarter, electrifying jazz, and great food. New Orleans is both an old-fashioned ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications New Orleans, LA - Fodor's Great American Vacations

New Roads Weekend Getaway
“Oh, it’s so pretty here, I can hardly stand it,’’ New Orleanian Judy Appel said while driving down Main Street on her first-ever ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press New Roads, LA - Day Trips from New Orleans

NEXT >>