The 7 Best Backroads In Louisiana For A Long Scenic Drive
By Jackie Ann|Updated on September 06, 2023(Originally published May 13, 2017)
Louisiana native and LSU Alum (Geaux Tigers!), Jackie has lived in Louisiana for over three decades and currently lives in New Orleans. She's been writing for OnlyInYourState since 2016 and can often be found with a coffee at her side, dreaming of her next adventure.
Sometimes you just want to jump in the car and drive. Getting off the interstate and driving down those country back roads allows you to see parts of the state you normally wouldn’t. So crank that music up, roll those windows down, and take a drive down one of these Louisiana back roads for a beautiful scenic drive. Be sure to pack some epic road trip snacks for the drive!
Have you been on any of these scenic drives in Louisiana? Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!
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