While visiting the Bayou State, travel along the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail to become acquainted with the many cultural and historical sites. In total, there are 26 sites along the trail from New Orleans, through Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Natchitoches, and Shreveport, with many small towns in between.
Sites along the way include museums like the New Orleans African American Museum and the River Road African American Museum, as well as the French Market, located in New Orleans' French Quarter. Other must-sees include Southern University, the Cane River Creole National Historical Park, and the Multicultural Center of the South.
Louisiana African American Heritage Trail
Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457