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Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival
Bayou Adventure Kayaking
The National WWII Museum's Freedom Pavilion at dusk, located in New Orleans. ©National WWII Museum
BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp in Baton Rouge
Enjoy Festival Acadiens et Creoles in Lafayette every October.
Head our for a day of shopping in Ponchatoula, America's Antique City.
Christmas bonfires on the Mississippi River levee
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!
Visiting NOLA? Practice yoga in one of the most historic buildings in the city.
Hike the trails at Tunica Hills Wildlife Area just a short drive outside Baton Rouge.
Fishing for the big Redfish in the brackish waters in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.
Shrimp and Petroleum Festival ©Cajun Coast CVB
Holly Beach near Lake Charles, Louisiana
Visit the USS Kidd Veterans Museum in Baton Rouge.
Take a swamp tour to see some of Louisiana's alligators. ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Jump aboard the Steamboat Natchez Paddlewheeler for incredible sights of city of New Orleans.
Audubon Insectarium ©Audubon Institute
Jungle Gardens in Iberia Parish ©Jungle Gardens
Get ready to dance at the Jolly Inn Cajun Dance Hall in Houma.
Mitcham Farms Peaches ©Mitcham Farms
Landry Vineyards Behind the Scenes
Jungle Gardens ©Jungle Gardens
Students playing cornhole at Southeastern Louisiana University ©Southeastern Louisiana University
Explore the grounds of Whitney Plantation in Louisiana. ©Elsa Hahne
Shrimp Boats at The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival ©Cajun Coast CVB
Uncle Sam Jam - Jefferson Parish ©Uncle Same Jam - Facebook
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport-Bossier
Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser with members of the Tarpon Rodeo team at the 90th annual International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo in 2018 ©TarponRodeo.org
Hit the trails on horseback in Kisatchie National Forest.
Take the family to experience the magic of the underwater worlds at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. ©Jeff Strout; Audubon Aquarium of Americas
Dixie Center for the Arts ©Dixie Center for the Arts
Bring your dancing shoes to the Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival in Opelousas.
Tap room at Parish Brewing Co.
Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge
Grosse Savanne Eco-tour ©www.parkerbrandcreative.com
Explore the beauty of Louisiana's pine forests via horseback in the Kisatchie National Forest.
Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette, Louisiana ©Festival International de Louisiane
Champ the Louisiana Tech University Bulldog Mascot at a pre-game pep rally
Creole Nature Trail in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Red River Revel Festival in Shreveport
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Head to DeRidder for the Beauregard Watermelon Festival.
Take a break and wander through the trees at the Kisatchie National Forest outside Alexandria.
Experience Buck and Johnny's Zydeco Breakfast in Breaux Bridge.
Explore the Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches.
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival
Visit Mike the Tiger at the Louisiana State University Campus in Baton Rouge.
Visit Landry Vineyards for wine tasting and concerts in Monroe, Louisiana
San Francisco Plantation recently reopened after more than $1 million in renovations.
Head to the historic Grand Opera House of the South in Crowley, Louisiana
Visit New Orleans City Park and the Botanical Gardens.
Cabins for rent at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park near Monroe, Louisiana
McGees Swamp Tour - Airboat through the swamp!
Get ready for the big football game with an epic LSU tailgating scene!
Go Stand Up Paddleboarding on the Tchefuncte River in the Northshore area of Louisiana. ©Bayou Paddle Co.
Kayak around Arnaudville and swing by the Little Big Cup for a treat in between adventures!
Southeastern Louisiana University Band and Drill Team pre-game ©Southeastern Louisiana University
Photo ©Philip Gould
Bayou Segnette State Park ©LouisianaTravel.com
Creole Queen Paddlewheeler New Orleans
Your taste buds will sing at the Sweet Dough Pie Festival in Grand Coteau, Louisiana
Fishing dock at the Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in Delhi, Louisiana
Explore the Shreveport Aquarium
Barataria Preserve ©LouisianaTravel.com
Take in the beautiful fish and marine life at the Shreveport Aquarium in Shreveport, Louisiana ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
Stop and smell the roses at the American Rose Center in Shreveport. ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
Rent canoes and paddle Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
July 4th Fireworks at L'Auberge Casino in Baton Rouge
Gorgeous sunsets can accompany your fishing trip on Poverty Point Reservoir State Park.
The festival games are taken seriously at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.
The State Fair of Louisiana's carnival grounds in Shreveport.
Tour Landry Vineyards in Monroe to experience some of Louisiana's wine country.
Feeding Animals at Leaning Oak Farm ©Leaning Oak Farm
Enjoy lakeside camping at Lake Bistineau State Park. Don't forget your kayak!
Kayaking on Cane Bayou ©Leigh Wright
SudioBe in New Orleans ©SudioBe, Brandan Odums
Ride bikes on the Tammany Trace. ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Houseboating with Miss Sandi Houseboat Rentals. Photo: Miss Sandi Houseboat Rentals ©Miss Sandi Houseboat Rentals
There are plenty of inshore and offshore Louisiana fishing opportunities.
Experience the Cajun version of Mardi Gras at the Courir de Mardi Gras in Eunice, Louisiana.
Admire the amazing gardens in the Afton Villa Gardens in St. Francisville, LA
Spend a day enjoying nature on Fontainbleau State Park Beach.
The amazing fields of sunflowers will brighten your day as you head into Gilliam for the Sunflower Trail and Festival in the spring.
Tour San Francisco Plantation along the River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
View amazing numbers of birds like the Egret on the Grand Isle Loop of the America's Wetland Birding Trail.
Conrad Rice Mill Pecan Rice ©Conrad Rice Mill & Konriko Company Store
Shadows on the Teche Museum ©Shadows on the Teche
Thrill seekers enjoy rides at the Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport
Spectacular fishing in Cocodrie, Louisiana
Dancing at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport ©Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Visitors Bureau
Joseph Jefferson House at Rip Van Winkle Gardens ©Rip Van Winkle Gardens
Dine in the Pines event in downtown Ruston.
Live Cajun Music in Breaux Bridge Louisiana
Finishers of The Louisiana Marathon in Baton Rouge.
Visit Landry Vineyards in Monroe for their Summer Concert Series.