3 Top-Rated And Historical Places In Louisiana To Explore In The Upcoming Vacation Period


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‘’Louisiana’’ the name itself evokes the feeling of bright summer afternoons, the sound of chirping birds, quick gathering of friends, and delicious local cuisine. This is where none of the residents is suffering from hectic work schedules, and everyone is living their life to the fullest. Believe it or not, there are numerous historical places in Louisiana, and you don’t have to pay anything for exploring them. 

From New Orleans to Mardis Gras and The French Quarter, you’re never getting bored at this place. Nevertheless, some tourist attractions of Louisiana are temporarily closed due to recent global health issues. However, they will be reopened for all travelers across the globe.

So without further ado, let’s find out the best historical places in Louisiana that you should explore in the upcoming vacation period. 

Mardi Gras

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Mardi Gras Celebration is the biggest festival for the Louisiana people, often celebrated in New Orleans. This is one of the most colorful events of the state where all the residents gather and commence some parades, and enjoy the street celebrations. Mardis Gras comes just before Ash Wednesday, but the celebration begins from Monday night itself. 

Believe it or not, hundreds of parades and 1000+ floats are commenced near Mardi Gras World. This is the ideal historical location where each element is crafted by artists. 

The costumes, props, and floats are created in the small shops by the local craftsmen. In a nutshell, the preparation of this festival in Mardi Gras began before 1-2 months of celebration. 

Old State Capitol

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The Old State Capitol follows the Gothic Revival Style that delivers a fascinating impression on travelers and daily commuters. There are two major huge towers at the main entrance, and the entire roof is full of battlements establishments. The Old State Capitol is like an old castle situated on a hill adjacent to the Mississipi River near the Banton Rouge. 

This historical building houses numerous political history museum which is also present in the state’s history significantly. ‘’Ghost Of The Castle’’ is a short 4D film hosted by Sarah Morgan to learn everything about the Old State Capitol. 

Swamp Tours

Louisiana is pretty famous for the swamps and bayous, and you can explore them directly from New Orleans. Bayou is a small place full of swamps, bayous, moss-covered trees, exotic animal species like alligators, snakes, wild boar, etc. 

New Orleans Swamp and Bayou Boat Tour is a two-hour boat tour with a well-knowledgeable guide that will tell you the stories of Honey Island Swamp. The tour will start from the Cajun Village, one of the finest villages that can only be accessed through the water. 

Final Words

These are the best and top-rated historical places in Louisiana which are often recommended by travelers. You can explore many other tourist attractions in Louisiana, and you should check them out on the internet. 

So do you know of some other tourist attractions in Louisiana? Please share with us in the comment box!

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