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:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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.