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Louisiana Essential Info

Overview

Have some fun down on the Bayou! Louisiana has historic plantations a-plenty, and the city of New Orleans is one of the most lively, vibrant and historical places in the US. The French Quarter is always exciting- but the city really comes alive during Mardi Gras and the New Orleans Jazz Festival!

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Best Time To Go

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Apr-May, Sep-Nov

Fun Facts

  1. Louisiana was named after Louis XIV of France.
  2. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in Louisiana is the longest continuous bridge over water in the world.
  3. Louisiana's Capitol Building at 450 ft. tall and with 34 floors is the tallest capitol building in the United States.
  4. Gueydan in Louisiana is known as the "Duck Capital of America" because of its abundance of waterfowl.
  5. Magnolia is the state flower of Louisiana.

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