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25 Things To Do For Kids In LA!

25 Things To Do With Kids In Louisiana

Explore the culture and wildlife packed regions of the great state of Louisiana and be sure to visit these family-friendly attractions along the way.

Here are 25 adventurous ideas perfect for the entire family.


1. Explore 1,300 acres of wildlife at Palmetto Island State Park in Cajun Country near Abbeville.

2. Sail the pristine waters of Indian Creek Lake at Alexander State Forest in central Louisiana.

3. Catch a blast from the past at the Louisiana History Museum in central Louisiana and the city of Alexandria.

4. South Toledo Bend State Park features much more than just outdoor recreation in central Louisiana.

5. Experience the great outdoors of northern Louisiana at Chemin-A-Haut State Park near Bastrop.

6. Escape the hustle and bustle of greater New Orleans at St. Bernard State Park near Harvey.

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7. Enjoy the 294 acres of Caney Lake Reservoir at Jimmie Davis State Park in northern Louisiana.

8. Picnic, fish, or hike at Fontainbleau State Park near the New Orleans metropolitan area.

9. Experience the abundance of water recreation at Cypremont Point State Park in Cajun Country near the city of Franklin.

10. Poverty Point State Park in northern Louisiana is an ideal fishing destination near Delhi.

11. Take in the 7,450 acres of scenery at Lake Bistineau State Park in northern Louisiana near the city of Minden.

12. Water-related adventure is plentiful at Lake D'Arbonne State Park in northern Louisiana outside of Monroe.

13. Trek the scenic 700 acres of central Louisianan beauty at Hodges Gardens State Park near the city of Leesville.

14. Explore the vast outdoors of Plantation Country at Bogue Chitto State Park near Hammond.

15. Experience the 6,400 acres of Lake Claiborne and Lake Claiborne State Park in northern Louisiana.

16. Be a part of the unique culture of Cajun Country at Festival International de Louisiane in downtown Layfette.

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Scenic Louisiana

17. Traverse the children's musuem and outdoor recreation at Sam Houston Jones State Park in Cajun Country.

18. View the shorelines of Tchefuncte River at Fairview-Riverside State Park near the New Orleans metropolitan area.

19. You'll find the Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum in downtown Monroe – a fun stop while you travel in northern Louisiana.

20. Traveling in December? The Natchitoches Christmas Festival in central Louisiana is a guaranteed fun-filled day for the entire family.

21. Visit the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans and take in the cool, historic culture and amenities.

22. Outdoor and water recreation is plentiful at Lake Fausse Pointe State Park near Layfayette.

23. Fish the wonderful 3,000-acre Lake Bruin at Lake Bruin State Park.

24. Scenic, outdoor family activities await at 6,400 acre Chicot State Park.

25. Set in central Louisiana, North Toledo Bend State Park offers a complete array of outdoor recreation.

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