Veterans Day and Thanksgiving Closures
All park sites except Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery closed Tuesday, November 11, for Veterans Day. All park sites closed on Thanksgiving, November 27. Follow the link for more on park hours and days. More »
Scouting Programs at the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center
While visiting the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center in Eunice, scout groups can fulfil the requirements for earning badges by participating in hands-on activities and interpretive programs.
Special Girl Scout program days for 2012 are scheduled for
Did You Know?
Tourism has been big business in New Orleans for decades. Before the Civil War, the top must-see site on everyone's New Orleans list was its port, one of the world's busiest at the time. (Early 1800s guides for travelers actually used the term "must-see!")