Old State Capitol
Dixie Landin & Blue Bayou
Just east of town at I-10 and Highland Rd. Kids will love the respective amusement and water park; check the online calendar for opening...
Louisiana State Capitol
The art-deco skyscraper looming over town is a must-visit. Built at the height of the Great Depression to the tune of $5 million, it's...
Louisiana Arts & Science Museum
Interesting arts and natural-history installations, and planetarium shows. If you just want a good stretch of the legs, there's a...
At the gates of LSU, you'll find live music here, often on weeknights. The attached restaurant boasts an extensive beer selection and a...
Lonely Planet review
The Gothic Revival, pink fairytale-castlelike building makes you think Governor Bobby Jindal is going to 'throw down his long hair' to Louisianans. It houses exhibits about the state's colorful political history.