Louisiana is a place that is filled with witchy vibes and old, beautiful architecture that should be experienced at least once in your lifetime. Since there is so much to see in this great state, we've narrowed it down to seven enchanting places in Louisiana that will make you feel like you're in a fairytale. 

Black Bayou Lake 

Price: Free

Address: 8012 Par Rd. 4, Shreveport, LA

Why You Need To Go: You can take a hike on a boardwalk under cypress and oak trees and you might even see a few wild animals on your trip. 


The LSU AgCenter Botanic Garden

Price: Free

Address: 4560 Essen Ln., Baton Rouge, LA 

Why You Need To Go: This is the perfect place to unwind and unplug while looking at colorful flowers and plants. There are even a few boardwalks and trails you can explore. 


Chauvin Gardens

Price: Free

Address: 5337 Bayouside Dr., Chauvin, LA 

Why You Need To Go: This location is one of the most unique spots in the state. The garden is filled with folk-art style sculptures that will mesmerize and entertain you for hours. 


Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium

Price: $18.95+

Address: 423 Canal St., New Orleans, LA

Why You Need To Go: You can step foot into a butterfly paradise and be up close and personal with thousands of these beautiful insects. 


Gondola Ride at City Park 

Price: $100 for a couple 

Address: Big Lake Trail, New Orleans, LA 

Why You Need To Go: You will feel like you are right in the middle of Venice on this gondola ride that will play Italian tunes as you glide through City Park.  


Honey Island Swamp

Price: $25

Address: 41490 Crawford Landing Rd., Slidell, LA

Why You Need To Go: You can take a boat tour at this swamp that will take you deep into the bayou and under huge cypress trees. 


Grand Isle State Park

Price: $3

Address: 108 Admiral Craik Dr., Grand Isle, LA 

Why You Need To Go: Being close to the Gulf, the water is very blue and the sand is as white as can be. There are many boardwalks and piers to explore while not having to deal with an abundance of visitors. 


We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.


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