Louisiana is famous for being America's great melting pot. On road trips in Louisiana you'll discover an amazing diversity of culture, flora and fauna. Where else can you encounter bayous, cotton fields and abundant bird life before enjoying an evening of Cajun music?
Road Trips in Louisiana: Top Accommodations
Most Scenic Road Trips in Louisiana
You're in for a real treat on your road trips in Louisiana. There is history aplenty, oak-lined roads, breathtaking swamps and bayous. All that and the promise of some delicious Cajun food along the way. To make life easier, each of these Louisiana byways is clearly signposted.
1. Bayou Teche Byway
A beautiful and varied 184 mile road trip in south-west Louisiana. The Bayou Teche Byway follows an old channel of the Mississippi River, taking in swamps and mysterious bayous. Begin in historic Morgan and travel north to the delightful town of Arnaudville. You might get lucky and see alligators in the Great Atchafalaya Basin. History buffs will want to spend time in Franklin, home to more than 400 historic structures.
2. Toledo Bend Forest Scenic Byway
Great scenery awaits. Toledo Bend Reservoir is the largest non-natural lake in Louisiana. This most tree-lined of Louisiana Road Trips is close to the Texas border in west-central Louisiana. The 76 mile route follows Toledo Bend Reservoir from north to south beginning at Logansport on US highway 84 and continuing on LA highway 191, ending at Toledo Bend dam.
3. Flyway Byway
Bird lovers, look no further. This circular 55 mile loop through Jefferson Davis Parish allows for sightings of no less than 160 bird species. Begin at the Jefferson Davis Parish Tourist Information Center at I-10 Exit 6, for friendly advice and maps. They say the food in the small towns on this Louisiana Road Trip is the best in the state. There's only one way to find out.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Road Trips in Louisiana: How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Louisiana?
You can get a great vacation home from $208 and get discounts up to 65%!
Can I find a vacation rental for a group of guests for Road Trips in Louisiana?
Usually the size of a House rental is 166 m² and can fit 7 people on average which is ideal for large groups.
What types of vacation homes are available for Road Trips in Louisiana?
You can browse 5,181 House rental and 1,645 Apartment rental for Road Trips in Louisiana on HomeToGo.
The Weather in Louisiana
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