Everyone who lives in Louisiana knows it's one of the most beautiful and haunting states in the nation. These 25 photos from only.in.louisiana on Instagram prove it.


 

THIS GHOST STORY WAITING TO HAPPEN


 

THE ICONIC ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL


 

THIS TERRIFYING BEAUTY IN LAKE CHARLES


 

THESE MOSSY TREES


 

THIS QUAINT MARINA


 

THIS FEISTY CRAWFISH


 

THIS LONELY HOUSE


 

THESE ANCIENT TREES


 

THESE ROADSIDE OAKS


 

THIS HEAVENLY VIEW


 

THESE CHEERFUL HOUSES IN NEW ORLEANS


 

THIS DRIVE YOU COULD LOSE YOURSELF IN


 

THIS 900-YEAR-OLD BUDDAH STATUE


 

THESE STATE BIRDS


 

THIS LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN SUNSET


 

THIS WATERCOLOR SKY


 

THESE UNLIKELY FRIENDS


 

THIS CREEPING FOG


 

THIS GOOD BOY


 

THESE GIANT LOUISIANA RAINDROPS


 

THIS FLOCK OF BIRDS


 

THIS MYSTICAL BOARDWALK


 

THIS ALBINO ALLIGATOR


 

THIS CHARMING RESTAURANT SIGN


 

THIS LIGHT OF GOD SHINING ON LOUISIANA


See? We told you. Louisiana is amazing.