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Whether you are wanting a small and intimate wedding on the bayou or a lavish affair in the city, Louisiana is an amazing choice for destination weddings.  With almost 52,000 square miles of land with a good portion of that being on the Gulf of Mexico or other bodies of water, Louisiana is an excellent choice for beach weddings or waterfront weddings.  

Louisiana wedding

Whether you choose to be married in the capital city of Baton Rouge, or you want to have a Mardi Gras inspired wedding in the French Quarter of New Orleans, you will be sure to find everything to fulfill your wedding checklist in Louisiana.  There are so many things to see and do in Louisiana that you can easily plan a destination wedding and your honeymoon all within the state of Louisiana.  

One of the most amazing venues a couple could want for their wedding day is the Louisiana Castle.  Conveniently located right outside of New Orleans on Highway 10 in Franklinton, Louisiana Castle is a replica of an English castle.  With beautiful grounds and elegant interiors, you will have a most memorable wedding day.  You can even choose to spend your wedding night in the castle after everyone leaves.  

While in Louisiana for your wedding, you will definitely want to spend a bit of time in the French Quarter of New Orleans.  You can spend the day shopping on Magazine Street or visit the French Market which has produce stands with local goods and a huge flea market.  

Of course, Louisiana isn't just about New Orleans.  There are many other places to visit or host your wedding within the state.  Shreveport, which is located on the shores of the Red River, is the third largest city in Louisiana and has many opportunities for relaxation and recreation. If you are in Shreveport, you will definitely want to stop in and visit the Louisiana State Museum.  

No matter where you choose to host your wedding in Louisiana, you will be surrounded by beauty and nature which will make for the best backdrop possible for your wedding.  

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