Louisiana’s Hidden Treasures

Louisiana, in general, is an underrated state. Amidst the diverse cultures and the overall spirit of the people in Louisiana, a trip here won’t be your last. There are the main staples you will want to hit like Frenchman and Bourbon Street in New Orleans, LSU in Baton Rouge, and the casino’s in Shreveport, but there are some other attractions and places to see that haven’t hit your radar just yet. 

Lake Martin, Breaux Bridge, LA

Take a canoe or a kayak throughout the waters of Lake Martin and experience a journey through a slice of nature unlike anything you’ve witnessed before. It’s so tranquil and best to go at sunrise or sunset. The wildlife preserve is part of Louisiana’s swampland and there are walking trails open with Cypress Island Visitor Center along with other helpful information regarding the swampland. 

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, Natchitoches, LA

This stunningly modern building holds in its walls some of Louisiana’s most talented athletes, like Shaq! Take a virtual tour or get involved in a Treasure Hunt for the kids, there is a little something for everyone here at the hall of fame. Located West Central of Louisiana the “Garden of the Forest” is a pretty unique experience. The snaking trails amongst the serenity of the waterfalls and greenery create quite a relaxing weekend getaway. Activities on the lake and the roaming wildlife create an adventure for family or friends visiting Louisiana. Rent a cabin or do a day trip; this is a rare opportunity you’ll want to take advantage of. 

Old State Capitol, Baton Rouge, LA 

With its exquisite castle like architecture and stunning stained glass, the Old State Capitol is a place of wonder. The history of this building is remarkable looks over the Mississippi River and has an array of exhibits, architecture, and even has awards for its outstanding state of preservation. Check online for current updates in programs and exhibits and don’t forget your camera! 

Pharmacy Museum, New Orleans, LA 

This place is bursting with antique trinkets and medicines used in the 19th century. Louis J. Dufilho was the fist-licensed pharmacist in America and his apothecary has turned into a museum for ones interested in the practices and some downright bizarre performances done in the early to mid 1800’s. From voodoo to strange mosquito repelling tactics this museum is quite an oddity to check out during your trip around the French Quarter. 

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So wherever you’re going in Louisiana, make sure you’re traveling in style. Bent’s RV has 2 convenient locations in Boutte and Metairie and has the inventory and services for you! We’ll be looking out for you! While you’re here, take a look at our huge Bunkhouse Specials all knocked down to RV show prices! 

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