Welcome to our selection of holiday rentals in Louisiana.
Louisiana is a southern state on the Gulf of Mexico coast. Its neighbouring states are Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi. Visitors can fly to New Orleans via the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
Louisiana is a state with warm weather, summer temperatures can reach 40°C and winters tend to stay well above freezing.
There is much to see and do in Louisiana; the state has a wide range of museums and historical sites to visit including Poverty Point, a prehistoric earthworks, and the Science Port with a variety of activities and exhibits to choose from. Louisiana also has Safaris, amusement parks and water parks for the family to enjoy.
At the present time we are sorry but we do not have any holiday rentals available in Louisiana.
Things to do
Global Wildlife Centre
The Global Wildlife Centre is a safari, which is considered by many to be one of the best places to visit in all of Louisiana. The Centre is intended to preserve animals in a natural environment and teach visitors the value of conservation. The Safari Wagon Tour takes visitors though more than 900 acres of countryside, during the tour Giraffes and other animals can be fed from the wagon, offering adults and children alike to get close to these amazing creatures.
Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo
The Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo is another of Louisiana’s many zoos. The Zoo offers a range of animals and educational programs. Some of the animals on offer are the Cougar, Bald Eagle, Owls, Lions, Lemurs, Monkeys and many more. There is an opportunity to feed Giraffes and programs, which educate children in the importance of conservation and animal care.
The Kart Ranch is an amusement park in which young children are well catered for. The ranch offers a range of activities including mini golf, batting cages, bumper boats each with its own water gun and Karting circuits for both younger children and older children and adults.
Adventure Quest is a multi-level laser tag arena that is themed on Mayan ruins. The Laser tag arena covers 6,000 square feet making for interesting and fun games. Adventure Quest also offers bumper cars, arcade games and ‘Cosmic golf’ a mini golf course played under ultra violet light.
Poverty Point is an earthworks from prehistoric times and is now a historic monument. Created between 1650 and 700 BCE the site is regarded as the most complex formation of its kind in North America. Today visitors can explore the site and learn about how and why this large earth structure was created.
The Science Port in Shreveport is an educational centre with a range of activities and attractions including the body/works gallery, exploring the workings of the body and features sports and health exhibits. Other exhibits include a mathematics exhibit and a space sciences exhibit, which allows visitors to land a space shuttle in a simulator and try on a space suit and find out how much they would weigh on the moon.
Louisiana’s primary airports are the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Louisiana’s largest and busiest airport and the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, which serves much of the southern United States.
The state capital is Baton Rouge, though its largest and most well known city is New Orleans. Other cities worth noting are Alexandria, Shreveport and Bossier City.
Summer in Louisiana tends to be hot and humid with average high temperatures more than 30°C though they can reach 40°C in the north of the state. Winters tend to be mild with even nighttime lows remaining well above freezing. Louisiana is affected by the hurricane season and is often hit by cyclones. Thunderstorms and Tornados are also common.
Louisiana is a state in the southern United States. The state has a coastline on the Gulf of Mexico and boarders the states of Arkansas to the north, Texas to the west and Mississippi to the east.