Category: Louisiana Places of Interest

Toups/Bernard Musical Brushes

Oh my geez y’all, you have got to come to Lafayette, Louisiana and visit the new Toups/Bernard Musical Brushes studio/gift shop/art gallery! Local music legend, Wayne Toups and local art legend Tony Bernard have combined their talents to open the new studio/gift shop/art gallery at 2823 Johnston St in South College Shopping Center, right next door to Lafayette Lanes bowling alley.… Read more →

The Sallier Oak

This Live Oak tree is on the grounds of the Imperial Calcasieu Museum in Lake Charles, Louisiana and is approximately 375 years old, with limbs covered in resurrection fern. It was struck by lightening in a storm 150 years ago, and the trunk of the tree split. Area residents used a large chain wrapped around the trunk to hold it… Read more →

Oak Alley Plantation

Oak Alley Plantation

Oak Alley Planatation is often called “The Grande Dame of the Great River Road” and she surely is! The plantation is located in Vacherie, Louisiana on River Road and is one of our favorite places to visit. We had a wonderful time touring the grounds of this beautiful plantation. Her massive Oaks and well-manicured grounds are a sight to see in… Read more →