Connie Silva is a marketing specialist with the Louisiana Office of Tourism. With her Cajun heritage and lifelong passion for travel, promoting the great state of Louisiana is the perfect fit. An LSU graduate with ties to Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Terrebonne Parish, it’s her opinion that red beans and rice (with cornbread) make any Monday better and she smiles every time she hears “You are my Sunshine.”

  • Wed, 03/23/2016

    Springtime in Louisiana is known for crawfish boils, blooming azaleas and … gloriously flying kites! If that third item surprised you, it might be time to channel your inner Mary Poppins and come fly a kite at the 12th annual...

  • Mon, 02/01/2016

    To understand the significance of crawfish in Louisiana, one only has to take a drive on the Friday before Easter with their windows down. Propane tanks can be heard burning under huge pots of boiling water filled with seasonings...

  • Mon, 04/13/2015

    Adventures await families visiting Louisiana and they can be fun for your four-legged family members too. The Pelican State offers lodging, activities and even tasty treats for both man and his best friends. Some bars and...

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