The Cajun Riviera Is The Perfect Southern Winter Travel Destination
By Jackie Ann|Published December 06, 2023
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.
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Compared to the rest of the country, Louisiana winters are adorable. We are blessed to have a fairly mild winter across the board, with just a handful of days where we may get a hard freeze. Sometimes, the stars align and parts of the state even see snow, even if it is just a dusting. Well, if you can’t hit the slopes this winter, I’ve got a pretty wonderful alternative. The Cajun Riviera is one of the best winter travel destinations in Louisiana, and it’s also one of the most underrated. Here’s everything to know about spending a few days along the Gulf Coast in Louisiana.