Treat your taste buds to the smoky seasonings found in LaPlace, Louisiana. As the "Andouille Capital of the World," this city’s flavorful sausages will properly introduce you to the warmth of Southern hospitality. Eat well, traveler, and book one of the LaPlace hotels overlooking the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. You’ll be just 25 miles from the shiny brass of New Orleans while enjoying a tranquil riverfront setting.
On the wings of a swift (metal) bird you’ll fly into Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, which is about 16 miles from LaPlace. Just outside the quaint hotels, LaPlace, LA tempts visitors with the rich smells of Creole and Cajun dishes. After feasting like a king, hike or boat through the oh-so-tall cypresses in the Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area. Cast your line for a fish…is that the armored back of an alligator surfacing across the murky waters? Perhaps—this wetland is teeming with life.
Let your wanderlust pull you further afield with one of the car rentals in LaPlace. About 25 miles up the river is the lovely antebellum Oak Alley Plantation, which is famous for its 25 acres of tree-lined grounds, artful restoration, and Hollywood film credits. The vampire Lestat has haunted the Big House, as has Queen Bey herself. And you mustn’t miss the Big Easy proper or the warm, sugary crunch of a beignet, fresh from the oven. Book a hotel in New Orleans to be near those flaky pastries, raucous crowds, and some of the best jazz music in the world. You’re guaranteed to bring home a newfound love of fried everything and the ability to riff on a moment’s notice.
Close your eyes and picture wandering cobblestone streets in a southern city rich in both flavor and history. Let Travelocity help get you there with the best deals on hotels and motels in LaPlace, LA.