The Christmas Lights Road Trip Through Louisiana That Will Take You To 8 Magical Displays
Are you ready to see Louisiana like you’ve never seen it before? We’ve looked through all of the beautiful attractions going on this holiday season and made a Christmas lights road trip in Louisiana that’s one for the books. So pack up your car and clear your schedule, because you’re going to want a few days (or maybe even a full week) to really get the most out of this epic road trip. From the rolling hills in northwestern Louisiana to the beautiful bayous in the southeast, we’ve got the scoop on all the best places to view the Christmas lights this year. Ready? Let’s go!
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Who are you planning to take with you on this Christmas lights road trip in Louisiana? Which stops are you looking forward to the most? Let us know in the comments below! We love to hear your feedback and ideas of more of the best light displays in Louisiana.
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Christmas Lights Road Trip In Louisiana
October 11, 2019
What city has the best Christmas lights in Louisiana?
There are many cities that go all out for Christmas in Louisiana, but one of the most popular is Natchitoches. Their historic downtown area transforms into a magical winter wonderland that attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world every year.
What is the one best light display in Louisiana?
The best light display in Louisiana can be found in Louisiana’s oldest town, Natchitoches. The Natchitoches Christmas Festival returns for its 93rd year of celebration on November 23, 2019 and runs until January 6, 2020. Over 300,000 Christmas lights and more than 100 lighted set pieces will illuminate downtown Natchitoches and Cane River Lake every evening at dusk for everyone to see. It may be the biggest light display in Louisiana. There will also be several events and activities throughout the festival, including local food vendors and Santa photo opportunities.
What else can I do around the holidays in Louisiana?
There’s plenty of things to do at Christmas in Louisiana. Although the Bayou State may not be blanketed in snow, you can still keep yourself entertained with holiday markets in cities like Bossier City and New Orleans, or venture out into the outdoors with a swamp tour or set off on a hiking trail in the Kisatchie National Forest.
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting KeziaVida.com
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