Louisiana Romantic Travel Index


Destination Weddings in Louisiana

Live Yesterday’s Charm of a Romantic Runaway Marriage Marry on Valentine’s Day at the Gretna Green Blacksmith Shop in Gretna, Louisiana! A “marrying judge” will be on hand to legalize the wedding vows. The blacksmith then seals the couple’s promise on the anvil in the centuries old tradition of Gretna Green, Scotland, Gretna’s namesake.

Planning a Wedding at Louisiana Castle Nothing will make you feel more like a princess on your wedding day than a wedding in a genuine castle. Grace Sydney talks with the owner of Louisiana Castle for her tips on planning a castle wedding and a Renaissance wedding.

Louisiana Castle Wedding Photo Gallery

The House on Bayou Road–Best of Two Romantic Worlds By Kathie Farnell Photos by Jack Purser Brides planning a New Orleans wedding may find themselves in a quandary–the city’s elegant plantations lie outside town, miles away from the irresistible delights of the French Quarter. The bride may feel forced to choose between stately opulence and access to rip-roaring nightlife. Enter The House on Bayou Road.

In-Depth Articles on Romantic Getaways and Honeymoons in Louisiana

Chateau Sonesta Offers French Quarter Luxury By Kathie Farnell and Jack Purser A romantic getaway in the French Quarter Read about this historic hotel, right around the corner from the famous Bourbon Street, which offers not only a cozy getaway for two (complete with famous N’awlins food) but also a wedding venue.

Calling All Nature Lovers to the Creole Nature Trail by Eleanor S. Morris The Creole Nature Trail, a newly-designated All-American Road, loops through 180 miles of southwest Louisiana’s picturesque marshes, bayous and coastal beaches along the Gulf of Mexico. Think of all the wildlife to be seen and experienced [more]

Art Lovers, Surround Yourselves With Art in New Orleans by Eleanor S. Morris Beginning with the Renaissance Arts Hotel, the Warehouse Arts District’s newest hotel, you’ll be surrounded by art. Converted from a former furniture store warehouse built in 1910, the hotel gives the guest rooms the feel of an artist’s loft, [more]

New Orleans, The Food Place by Eleanor S. Morris New Orleans is the place for food lovers, whether dining on great gourmet Creole dishes at fine restaurants or learning to cook them yourselves. Whet your appetite first at famous Emeril’s on Tchoupitoulas, noticing how he uses spices, for instance, in citrus and tea-glazed duck. Then on to Arnaud’s [more]

A Vacation Fit for A Queen (Mississippi Queen Steamboat)

Romance Comes with the Territory in New Orleans

Nottoway Plantation: A Step Back in Time

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