Follow The Mississippi River Along This Scenic Drive Through Louisiana
By Jackie Ann|Published June 21, 2022
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.
Did you know that there are 19 scenic byways in Louisiana? Each one showcases a different side of Louisiana’s history, ranging from the lumber and gas industry to Zydeco and Cajun music. River Road is probably the most well-known scenic byway in Louisiana, but not the entirety of it. There’s actually a little portion of the River Road Byway that’s often overlooked, but we’re about to change that. This portion of the River Road Byway is one of the most scenic drives in Louisiana, so gas up the car and get ready to head to the tip of the boot.