The slave quarters at the Evergreen Plantation in Wallace, La., is on the list of places that Louisiana tourism officials recently unveiled as the first 26 sites on an African American Heritage Trail running from New Orleans to Northern Louisiana.
I must confess, I had not heard of Alexandria before Louisiana Tourism invited me to explore their culinary trails, but I’m so thankful for the introduction as it’s a great destination for two of my favorite things – history and food.
Kisatchie National Forest This is the only national forest in Louisiana. Located amidst the state's vast stretches of swampland. Designated in 1930 by President Herbert Hoover, this beautiful 604,000-acre stretch of woodlands is filled with a combination of longleaf pines and bottomland hardwoods. The forest is home for many animals, the rarest of which include the Louisiana black bear, the red-cockaded woodpecker and the Louisiana pine snake. Recreational activities include camping, horse…
Who likes alligators? Head into the Louisiana swamp with Cajun Encounters for an up close and personal alligator experience! On our trip to New Orleans, we ventured out on a swamp tour! See what happened - on the blog now: http://scrappygeek.com/cajun-encounters-swamp-tour/ - ad -