- Our list of the best things to do in LaPlace, Louisiana, features the top 46 nearby activities — including 20 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- LaPlace, LA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 2 things to do within the city of LaPlace, LA , followed by 44 popular activities in nearby cities, including Metairie, Kenner, New Orleans, Vacherie, Westwego, Jefferson, Kraemer and River Ridge
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44490 Crawford Landing Road, Slidell, LA 70461 MoreLess Info
Experience the fascinating Louisiana swampland with a guided excursion from Dr. Wagner's Honey Island Swamp Tour. Group size is limited and tours fill up quickly; Dr. Wagner's strongly recommends advance reservations.
Slidell, Louisiana is home to Pearl River Eco Tours, a swamp tourism company that focuses on the science and ecology of this exotic environment. All tour guides have ecological training and years of experience in the tourism industry.
As the old housing the former governors, The Old Governor's Mansion is a historic building filled with crystal chandeliers, marble staircases, and grand pianos. Visitors can learn about its history on a group tour.
The Argosy Casino offers guests the opportunity to play slot machines, table games, and bingo. The casino is located on a boat and guests can access the site by taking a golf cart from the dock, which is connected to a restaurant.
The Louisiana Art & Science Museum is located in a historic railroad depot on the banks of the Mississippi River. The art galleries feature many permanent exhibits of fine art while the science exhibits include ancient Egyptian artifacts, Planetarium, and more.
With high emphasis on local support, Red Stick Farmer's Market has been connecting local farmers and urban customers. It is a producer-only market that supports both the local food service industry and the everyday shopper.
Whether you're there for a show or just to enjoy the fountains, the Shaw Center for the Arts offers a variety of attractions to appeal to many people. Enjoy films, comedy performances, photo shoots, art demonstrations, and much more.
Within Baton Rouge, the Louisiana State Capitol building features striking art deco design with a large-scale Memorial Hall and exquisitely furnished Senate and House chambers. The Observation Deck on the 27th floor overlooks the city at a height of 350 feet with plenty of scenic views.