If you were to judge Louisiana solely by the events on True Detective, it probably wouldn't be a place you’d want to visit. Fortunately, however, there’s more to the state than occult murders, spaghetti monsters, and existential dread. With the aim of highlighting the lighter side of the Pelican State, here are some of the best attractions Louisiana has to offer. (None of them reveal who the Yellow King is. To find that out, you’ll have to watch the season finale tonight.)

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