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Cheap flights to Louisiana

The state of Louisiana in the southern region of the United States is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous among the 50 United States. It is also the only state in the country with political subdivisions or parishes, which are the local government’s equivalent to counties. Louisiana’s capital is Baton Rouge and its largest city is New Orleans. Tourists visiting the state for the first time will notice its unique characteristic of having urban environments strongly influenced by multicultural and multilingual customs, specifically 18th-century French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures.

What to see & do

The state of Louisiana is visited by tourists, locals and foreigners alike, for its unique history, seafood empires, its music, as well as its cultural diversity that consists primarily of the Cajun and Creole cultures. In the city of New Orleans, a popular hotspot all year round is the New Orleans French Quarter. Distinctive architecture, restaurants serving a variety of cuisines, and interesting people, especially during the Mardi Gras festival, are the highlights of this exciting destination. A visit to Louisiana, especially in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, won’t be complete without going on a swamp tour. Louisiana is known for its vast wetlands, swamps, and bayous. Book an Alligator Swamp Tour for a one-of-a-kind encounter with the alligators.

Southwest of New Iberia is Avery Island, where the McIlhenny Tabasco factory is located, the source of one of the most popular condiments in America. A tour of the factory can be booked where visitors will also get a glimpse of the company-owned botanical gardens and bird sanctuary called the Jungle Gardens.

If looking for a gastronomic adventure in Louisiana, it is an absolute must to try its seafood dishes. The state is known for its bounty of fresh seafood and Cajun delicacies, a fusion of continental traditions and innovative additions. Seafood menus in Louisiana include crawfish and alligator.

How to get around within Louisiana

Louisiana has a good transportation system. The cities are served by streetcars, buses, and trains. There are also taxis and cars for rent if travellers prefer to get around privately and in their own time and pacing. For a unique experience, mule-drawn carriages are also a good way to travel within the cities of Louisiana while admiring and taking photos of the view. Riding riverboats and biking are also good options.

How to get there

There are seven airports in Louisiana that operates commercial services: Alexandria International Airport, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, Lafayette Regional Airport, Lake Charles Regional Airport, Monroe Regional Airport, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, and Shreveport Regional Airport. Among the above-mentioned, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport serves the most number of airlines and destinations, mainly within the United States, plus Canada, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic. If coming from other parts of the world, travellers are advised to book flights to a nearby international airport such as the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and then book another flight directing to any of the seven commercial airports in Louisiana.

Flights to Louisiana

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