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The state of Louisiana is home to nearly 4.5 million people and covers just under 52,000 square miles. Nicknamed the "Pelican State", Louisiana also features many attractions, restaurants, and hotels for tourists who visit the area.[1] These visitors may find ways to save money on their costs by using valid Louisiana deals to get discounts on admission to local zoos and museums or to find savings on shopping and dining around the state.


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State capital Baton Rouge[1]
Year established 1812[1]
Major attractions Audubon Zoo, Mardi Gras, Aquarium of the Americas
Largest city New Orleans[1]
Official tourism office LouisianaTravel.com; 1-800-99-GUMBO[2]
Author Selena Robinson
 

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Louisiana Attraction Deals

The Audubon Zoo, which is located in New Orleans, offers special reduced admission for groups of 10 or more who plan their visit in advance.[3] Students who are attending high schools or colleges qualify for a $3 discount and state employees are eligible for a $2 savings on admission.[4]

Visitors who purchase an annual membership to the Audubon Institute qualify for unlimited yearly admission to the Aquarium of the Americas, another New Orleans attraction, as well as discounts on purchases at the aquarium gift shop. Members also receive a 10 percent discount at the Audubon Park Golf Course.[5]

The Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo extends free admission privileges to all children aged two and younger. The zoo also offers an admission discount to senior citizens, children aged three to 12, and school field trip groups.[6] [7]

Louisiana Hotel Deals

Many hotel chains in Louisiana regularly offer discounted room rates and vacation packages for tourists. At the Baton Rouge Marriott, guests who are aged 62 or older automatically qualify for a 15 percent discount off the regular room rate.[8] The Hilton Shreveport features a 25 percent rate discount for guests who book a stay of at least two consecutive nights.[9]

Louisiana City Deals

New Orleans

Several of the local museums in New Orleans feature free museum admission for certain visitors. For example, the New Orleans Museum of Art allows all children aged six and younger to enter for free with a paying adult.[10] Veterans of World War II qualify for free admission to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.[11] Valpak coupons are offered for select businesses in and around New Orleans, including Dish Network and ADT.[12]

Baton Rouge

In Baton Rouge, visitors who purchase the Entertainment Coupon Book receive coupons good for use at local restaurants and stores. Participating merchants include Arby's, Payless Shoe Source, and the Louisiana State Museum.[13]

Aquarium of the Americas Coupons

Discounts on admission to the Aquarium of the Americas in Louisiana

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 http://www.50states.com/louisian.htm#.UIXeFMXA8mU
  2. http://www.louisianatravel.com/
  3. http://www.auduboninstitute.org/group-sales
  4. http://www.auduboninstitute.org/special-offers-and-coupons
  5. http://www.auduboninstitute.org/join/benefits-rates
  6. http://www.monroezoo.org/
  7. http://www.monroezoo.org/education.html
  8. http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/btrmc-baton-rouge-marriott/
  9. http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/louisiana/hilton-shreveport-SHVSPHF/offers/index.htm
  10. http://noma.org/pages/detail/93/General-Visitor-Information
  11. http://www.nationalww2museum.org/visit/index.html
  12. http://www.valpak.com/coupons/savings/all/NEW%20ORLEANS/LA
  13. http://batonrouge.entertainment.com/discount/atoz.shtml