Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and there is no reason that this year could not be the most spectacular yet. With romantic towns dotted all across the state, you can sweep your loved one off their feet for a fairy tale vacation. Dine, dance, and stargaze your way into an idyllic getaway with one of these romantic Louisiana towns.
Historic Natchitoches is the perfect destination for a couple of history buffs. Spend your days visiting the fascinating museums, exploring the National Historic Landmark District, and learning about the oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase. At night, dine at world-class restaurants with riverfront views and explore this stunning town lit up with twinkling lights.
Get away from busy city life and slow down in the quaint town of Abbeville. Prepare for a weekend of sweet Southern bliss. Wander around the charming downtown and gaze upon the historic buildings, dip into an oyster bar and sample some of the freshest oysters the coast has to offer or catch a show at Abbey Player’s Theater. A romantic vacation has never been more relaxing.
A city like Baton Rouge is meant to be explored with your favorite person in the world. This foodie paradise is the perfect place to spice up your Valentine’s Getaway. Head out for a romantic dinner at one of the numerous award-winning eateries or elevate your dining experience with a cooking class from Red Stick Spice. Learn how to dice, chop, and julienne your way into each other’s hearts. After the sun dips beyond the horizon, make your way to the Highland Park Observatory and stargaze with your love. Plan the most delicious Valentine’s getaway get with our Food Lover’s Guide to Baton Rouge.
Get a breath of fresh air in Houma. This town in the heart of Cajun Country is an idyllic escape to get back into nature. Spend your afternoons hiking and birding through the Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge. These picturesque marshes are home to a wide range of wildlife and allow you to experience this unique part of the world. At night, strap on your dancing shoes and make your way to a dance hall or downtown bar and groove along to Houma’s thriving music scene. Plan your dream getaway with our guide to The Perfect Weekend in Houma, Louisiana.
Just outside Lafayette lies a funky Cajun town with a zest for life. Spend your getaway in a romantic B&B and focus on falling deeper in love with your favorite person. Head into town to browse the incredible antique shops or indulge in authentic Cajun cuisine before returning to your rooms for an intimately sweet evening.
Gone are the days of a mediocre Valentine’s date. Sweep your loved one off to one of these romantic towns and you’ll spend your days exploring the bayou, twirling around to Zydeco music, and dining on the finest food this state has to offer. Make this getaway one you’ll never want to forget.
Planning a romantic Valentine’s Getaway? Book a stay at one of the Louisiana Bed & Breakfast Association’s many charming properties located all throughout the region!