Eat, Play and Stay Near Poverty Point

Now that you've decided to visit Poverty Point World Heritage Site, check out places to eat, nearby things to do and attractions, and area accommodations.

Places to Eat
Near Poverty Point

Louisiana is known worldwide for its food traditions. Whether you’re looking for the Cajun and Creole food that Louisiana is famous for or the local flavor of north Louisiana, we’ve got you covered.

Find traditional southern style food married with south Louisiana flavors or popular Louisiana dishes like gumbo, étouffée, jambalaya, red beans and rice and po’boys.

Explore the listings to the right for details on where to fill your tank after a day of exploring.

Things to Do
Near Poverty Point

Whether you enjoy the outdoors, historic museums and attractions or eclectic shopping, you can find it in north Louisiana.

From relaxing to rigorous, the area’s state parks offer hiking, biking, fishing, paddling and outdoors adventures to round out your active getaway.

This area of the state is flush with festivals. Learn about the unique culture of north Louisiana through the celebration of music, crafts and food.

History buffs will enjoy area museums featuring cotton, aviation, Coca-Cola and more. If you’re looking to add a little arts and culture to your Poverty Point getaway, check out the offerings in nearby Monroe.

Check out the listings to the right for details on nearby attractions and things to do.

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Places to Stay
Near Poverty Point

North Louisiana offers so much to see and do. Plan to stay for a while. There are a variety of accommodations in the surrounding areas, each with something unique to offer.

From traditional hotels and guesthouses to rustic campsites and cabins, it’s easy to find what you’re looking for based on the type of experience you prefer.

Looking for all of the conveniences of home? Choose from one of the many hotels in the area. If you’re looking for more rustic accommodations to complement your Poverty Point experience, check out our state parks for lodges, cabins, RV parks and campsites.

Research the options to the right to find out what lodging option is right for you.