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Your taste buds will sing at the Sweet Dough Pie Festival in Grand Coteau, Louisiana
The State Fair of Louisiana's carnival grounds in Shreveport.
Visit the Biedenharn Coke Museum in Monroe, Louisiana
The amazing fields of sunflowers will brighten your day as you head into Gilliam for the Sunflower Trail and Festival in the spring.
Take a safari tour to see zebras and other exotic animals at Global Wildlife Center in Folsom, Louisiana
Get ready to dance at the Jolly Inn Cajun Dance Hall in Houma.
Shrimp Boats at The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival ©Cajun Coast CVB
Don't miss the annual French Quarter Festival in New Orleans - it's one of the largest (and most fun) free festivals in the South!
Live music, delicious foods, competitions and more await festival goers at the International Rice Festival in Crowley.
Experience Buck and Johnny's Zydeco Breakfast in Breaux Bridge.
Enjoy a Louisiana crafted beverage at the tasting room at Donner-Peltier Distillers in Thibodaux, Louisiana
The beautiful Wingate House in the Historic District in Leesville.
Go tubing in Bogue Chitto State Park Louisiana
Watch a speeding Ferrari and other sports cars race at the NOLA Motorsports Park.
Center for Traditional Louisiana Boat Building in Thibodaux showcases traditional Cajun boats.
Head to DeRidder for the Beauregard Watermelon Festival.
The National WWII Museum's Freedom Pavilion at dusk, located in New Orleans. ©National WWII Museum
Stroll through the gardens at Houmas House and enjoy the fountains.
Harrah's Louisiana Downs has many game options including slot machines.
Audubon Insectarium ©Audubon Institute
Kids playing at Jackson Square in New Orleans.
The grandeur of the stage in the Grand Opera House of the South was restored in the renovation. Located in Crowley, Louisiana.
Experience a Cajun Jam session at the Joie De Vivre Cafe in Breaux Bridge.
Acadian Cultural Center Exhibit
View Mardi Gras floats at Mardi Gras World museum in New Orleans.
Experience the Cajun version of Mardi Gras at a Courir De Mardi Gras.
Cajun music jam session at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux.
SudioBe in New Orleans ©SudioBe, Brandan Odums
River Road African American Museum
The festival games are taken seriously at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.
Bring your dancing shoes to the Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival in Opelousas.
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Feeding Animals at Leaning Oak Farm ©Leaning Oak Farm
The Chimes restaurant's large decks overlooking the Bogue Falaya River offer a great spot for happy hour - in Covington Louisiana ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
San Francisco Plantation recently reopened after more than $1 million in renovations.
Cajun Dance session at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux.
A visitor takes in the sights at the Abita Mystery House.
Watch horse racing at the Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino Hotel in Vinton.
Touch an alligator at the Gator & Friends Alligator Park and Exotic Zoo
Tour San Francisco Plantation along the River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
Commemorative red stick statue at Southern University in Baton Rouge.
Visit the Abita Mystery House to see strange collections, inventions and odd memorabilia.
Tour Landry Vineyards in Monroe to experience some of Louisiana's wine country.
Gardens at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery
Historic Front Street in Natchitoches
Explore the beautiful art at the Shreveport Multicultural Center of the South.
Get lost in the gems, sequins and feathers that make these Mardi Gras costumes so incredible at Mardi Gras Museum Imperial Calcasieu in Lake Charles.
Sip craft brews at Bayou Teche Brewing in Arnaudville, Louisiana
Jungle Gardens in Iberia Parish ©Jungle Gardens
Inmates participate in "convict poker" at the Angola Prison Rodeo.
Head to the historic Grand Opera House of the South in Crowley, Louisiana
See the beauty of Delcambre's shrimp boats when you drive along the Cajun Corridor Byway in Louisiana.
The Steamboat Natchez in New Orleans has a variety of cruises such as history tours, and jazz brunches.
Kayak fishing on Cypress Black Bayou in Shreveport. ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
Red River Revel Festival in Shreveport
The Strand Theatre in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
Admire the amazing gardens in the Afton Villa Gardens in St. Francisville, LA
So much fun and sweet tastes to be had at the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival held each spring..
Experience the Cajun version of Mardi Gras at the Courir de Mardi Gras in Eunice, Louisiana.
Take a ride on one of New Orleans streetcars.