Bayou Bliss: 8 Louisiana River Towns with Timeless Charm

12th April, 2024


Escape the hustle and discover the laid-back beauty and rich culture along Louisiana's waterways.

The oldest town in the Louisiana Purchase area! Historic downtown, Creole plantations nearby.

1: Natchitoches

The heart of Cajun Country! Crawfish boils, lively music, and swamp tours nearby.

2: Breaux Bridge

Antebellum mansions, rolling hills, quaint shops, and a touch of the mysterious with Myrtles Plantation.

3: St. Francisville

On False River, known for antique stores, historic homes, and the lively 'Courir de Mardi Gras' celebration.

4: New Roads

Cajun and Creole heritage abound; delicious food, live music, and giant oaks draped in Spanish moss.

5: Abbeville

Gateway to the Atchafalaya Swamp! Great for fishing, airboat tours, and spotting wildlife.

6: Henderson

Barrier island on the Gulf, beaches galore, amazing birding, and fresh seafood straight from the boats.

7: Grand Isle

Let the gentle pace of life and warm hospitality of these river towns wash over you – a true taste of Louisiana!