Top Four Popular Destinations in Louisiana worth Exploring At Least Once In Your Lifetimeby Ruby Watson Jet Blue Airlines Reservations & Flight Deals
Louisiana is located in the Deep South region in South Central United States. It is the 25th most populated and the 19th smallest among the 50 U.S. States. Louisiana is bordered by popular destinations like Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, and the Gulf of Mexico to the South. Baton Rouge is its capital city and New Orleans is its largest city. Interestingly it is also home to some of the most popular attractions like Bourbon Street, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Oak Alley Plantation, Frenchmen Street, Mardi Gras Street, City Park, New Orleans Museum of Art, Magazine Street, Lake Martin, Cajun Pride Swamp Tours, etc.
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Vicksburg National Military Park
Vicksburg National Military Park is a historic site where the American Civil War Battle of Vicksburg took place. The battle took place between March-July 1863 and the park is located in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The military park features reconstructed forts, trenches that evoke the 47-day siege. The park is also home to 1325 historic monuments and markers, a 32km historic trench and earthwork, several walking trails, 2 antebellum homes, restored gunboat USS Cairo and many more. The cemetery is home to only one airman of the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II.
Bourbon Street is located at the heart of the French Quarter of New Orleans and extends up to 13 blocks from the Canal Street up to Esplanade Avenue. Bourbon Street is jam-packed with colorful bars, shops and witnesses more than 17.74 million visitors every year. It is a major tourist attraction and has been expanding rapidly after Hurricane Katrina hit this region in 2005.
The Audubon Zoo
The Audubon Zoo is part of the Audubon Nature Institute and is home to about 2000 animals. This zoo is located in the Audubon Park in Uptown New Orleans along the Mississippi River side of Magazine Street. Audubon Zoo was named after-John James Audubon who was an artist and naturalist who lived in New Orleans from 1821. The zoo features orangutans, gorillas, white alligator,s and the Louisiana swamp exhibit.
Mardi Gras World
Mardi Gras World or the Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World is a major tourist attraction in New Orleans. The 300,000 sq foot is a working warehouse that floats along the Mississippi River near the Morial Convention Center. It is notable for hosting several festivals, weddings, corporate events, and private parties. Mardi Gras World was founded by Blaine Kern in 1946. During late 2000 Mardi Gras World quadrupled in size, from 80,000-300,00sq feet. In 1984, Mardi Gras World was created as a
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