Louisiana is really a land of enchantment–and some might even say it can be dark! Whatever it is, it’s beautiful. From private gardens to swamps, the state is truly full of hidden treasures.
1. Chauvin Gardens
One man's homemade wonderland.
The angel sheds a tear as she watches the time run out of the clock.
2. Lake Martin
One of the most beautiful, haunting, and elegant stretches of water in our great state.
3. Hodges Gardens
An amazing treasure of a garden--makes you feel like you've discovered a secret.
4. Oak Alley
One of the most magical photos I've seen of this iconic alleyway.
5. Northlake Nature Center, Covington, LA
A nice little slice of nature north of Lake Pontchartrain.
6. Beaver Hut & Cypress Trees, Haile, LA
What beavers can build is simply amazing!
7. Myrtles Plantation
Haunted? Enchanted? Something for sure.
8. Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management Area
There's just something about Louisiana sunrises.
9. City Park, New Orleans
No easier place to have an enchanted afternoon.
10. Boardwalk going to Columbia Lock & Dam, Ouachita River
I'd like to walk that path!
11. Tickfaw Swamp
It doesn't snow much---but when it does, wow.
12. Rip Van Winkle Gardens, New Iberia, LA
Even the name is enchanting.
Have you been to these places? Where do you think is the most beautiful? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!