Visit Louisiana

Baton Rouge
4.6 million

Louisiana is the southernmost state in the United States and is known for its unique culture, vibrant music, and bayou-style cuisine. The state's capital, Baton Rouge, is home to a variety of attractions including breathtaking parks, museums and historic sites. Louisiana's iconic wetlands are also a must see featuring both freshwater marshes and coastal lagoons offering amazing wildlife experiences.

For a memorable trip to Louisiana, don't miss out on visiting New Orleans' French Quarter which offers a vibrant atmosphere full of live music street performances. The National WWII Museum located in the city is an interesting place for history buffs as it showcases the impact of World War II on the US with interactive exhibits.

The state's teeming coastline boasts many recreational opportunities including fishing charters through Grand Isle and Breton Sound. An interesting historical fact about Louisiana is that it was one of only five US states to become part of France in 1762 when French forces took control over it from Spain during the Seven Years War before being acquired by America in 1803 as part of the Louisiana Purchase transaction.