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Six Off-the-Beaten Louisiana Detours for Some Last-Minute Summer Fun

Six Off-the-Beaten Louisiana Detours for Some Last-Minute Summer Fun

Fisherman’s Castle out at Irish Bayou by Kevin O’Mara from Flickr Creative Commons

The last splash has splooshed. With Labor Day and the hot summer crowds in the rearview, it’s time for a Louisiana road trip! Sure, the land of Cajun Country and the Big Easy has scads of must-see destinations. But as the scorching summer settles into seasonal sanity, it’s the perfect time to scout out lesser-known byways. This list of hidden gems is fit for road warriors but sure to please first-timers, too.  – Editor

Nobody can deny that there are countless incredible tourist attractions in Louisiana, but not all of them are known by the general public. In fact, some of the most beautiful places are completely ignored by most top lists you see online. The following hidden gems are some of the secrets Louisiana has that you should know. Check them out for some incredible memories and photo ops.

For example, there’s the “Little White Castle” aka “Fisherman’s Castle” on Irish Bayou and Liberty Lagoon in Baton Rouge for two.

So, go ahead and click through to see the full list of unexpected finds – the majority of which are in the southern part of the state in the Gulf Coast region – and make your plans to visit.

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