Here Are 8 Islands In Louisiana That Are An Absolute Must Visit

Since its founding in the early 18th-century, Louisiana has had numerous islands surrounding its land mass. In fact, many say that it is the barrier islands that formed out in the gulf that kept Louisiana safe from the consistent threat of hurricanes. Louisiana barrier islands are at risk, however and many are simply eroding into the sea. There is a lot of work being done now to potentially save these islands, which could provide much needed protection from storms in the future. Here are some of the most beautiful islands found in Louisiana:

Have you ever visited any of these islands? Which ones do you like the best? Let us know what these islands were like when you were a kid. We love to hear your stories.