River Parishes Tourist Commission
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Who Are We
The River Parishes Tourist Commission is the official destination marketing organization for Louisiana’s River Parishes and is the driving force behind tourism to the area. A political subdivision of the State of Louisiana organization representing St. Charles, St. James and St. John the Baptist Parishes, the commission offers assistance to visitors, advocacy to its stakeholders, and helps stimulate the region’s economic growth by promoting Louisiana’s River Parishes as a premier travel destination. Feel free to contact us for more information about travel to Louisiana or if you need any assistance. We’re looking forward to seeing you!
The public is hereby notified the River Parishes Tourist Commission Regular Board meeting will be held at 5:00 pm on Thursday, December 14, 2023, in the River Parishes Tourist Commission Office at 330 Belle Terre Boulevard, Suite 205, LaPlace, LA 70068.
River Parishes Tourist Commissioners
Elizabeth Joseph, Chairwoman – St. John the Baptist Parish
Terrence Jones, Vice-Chairman –St. James Parish
Camella Landry, Secretary/Treasurer – St. James Parish
Ricardo Smith – St. Charles Parish
Robert Taylor Sr. – St. John the Baptist Parish
Tracy Smith – St. Charles Parish
Noble Benoit – St. Charles Parish
Steven Bourgeois – St. James Parish
Denise Burrell – Executive Director
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Willma Harvey, CTP, CTIS, CDME, CGMP – Director of Sales and Business Development
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November 16, 2023
December 14, 2023
Meeting Minutes & Agendas
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October 19, 2023
September 28, 2023
August 24, 2023
June 22, 2023
June 15, 2023 – Not Held
May 18, 2023
Public Records Request
Requests for Public Records should be sent to the Custodian of Record – PublicRecords@lariverparishes.com, FAX 985-359-2595, 671 Belle Terre Blvd, LaPlace LA 70068
Discover Exciting Ways to Explore
Make planning your next vacation to Louisiana's River Parishes easy. Use one of our trip itineraries to get started.
Explore the 10 historic estates in the River Parishes of Louisiana and discover the stories rooted in their past.
Create memories learning the folklore of our swamps and viewing gators in their natural habitat.
Andouille was created here, so get out and try the local smokehouses that each have their own version of the "best".
The region out here is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts to explore and find adventure.
Famous for catfish, Lac Des Allemands is a haven for outdoor sportsmen.
Enjoyed around the world, Perique can only be grown and processed out here.
Cajun and Creole cuisine are as necessary to our culture as the people who make it.
Tour buses, shuttles and local airports are all transportation options for the River Parishes.
Louisiana's River Parishes offers a wide range of lodging options from rustic and quaint to upscale and luxurious.