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Grab some popcorn and get the show on the road.

Spend a night or an afternoon at the iconic Steel Magnolia House where the 1989 film "Steel Magnolias" takes place. Guests will fall in love with its irresistible Southern charm and fascinating history.

320 Jefferson St., Natchitoches, LA 71457

Literally walk the red carpet into this store. Hundreds of rare posters, photos and lobby cards from thousands of movies filmed in Louisiana are all in one place. Subscribe to the Louisiana Film Channel for access to Louisiana films and more.

334 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802

It’s not surprising that one of the most famous music scenes in New Orleans ended up on the silver screen in the 1986 film "The Big Easy." Tipitina’s weekend lineups feature bands with a true Louisiana sound--everything from zydeco and Cajun bands to brass bands and beyond!

501 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115
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With its stunning vistas and grand parlor, Destrehan Plantation has played hostess to a variety of Hollywood gems. Guests may recognize its elegant architecture from Oscar-nominated movies like
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and"12 Years a Slave."

13034 River Rd, Destrehan, LA 70047

Fill up on Cajun and Creole-inspired dishes at the award-winning restaurant made famous for its appearance on the Food Network’s "Cajun Aces." With an extensive menu of Louisiana-style favorites and craft cocktails, Hot Tails knows how to please a crowd.

1113 Hospital Rd., New Roads, LA 70760
For the Kids:

Streetcar Ride

Parents and kids alike will love a breezy ride on the New Orleans streetcars. Choose from one of the four streetcar lines and take it to your next destination, just like Princess Tiana from Disney’s "Princess and the Frog!"

New Orleans, LA
Plan your Louisiana Trip, but be sure to confirm with local businesses before you hit the road!
Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Did you know there are salt mounds dating back to the Jurassic period near Louisiana's coast?