We’re a merry band of crawfish eating, brass band loving, Bayou State traveling, king cake connoisseurs. Read along and share our joie de vivre for Sportsman’s Paradise.

  • Fontainbleau State Park Beach
    Mon, 09/16/2019

      Discounts for Days: Louisiana State Parks are offering a 15% discount on overnight stays in cabins Mondays – Thursdays, use code GETOUTSIDE; valid annually September 1 – January 31. Click here for more information on senior...

  • Bayou Segnette State Park Cabin
    Thu, 08/22/2019

    Find your camping style in Louisiana State Parks! Springtime is the perfect opportunity to get outdoors in Louisiana! Our State Parks are great for day trips, but you must consider taking advantage of the many overnight options...

  • Fri, 08/09/2019

    Louisiana is a close to 50,000-square-mile boot-shaped tract of land on the Gulf of Mexico coast. But our state is a fraction of the original Louisiana Territory, acquired by a young and fledgling United States from France in...

  • Live Louisiana Blue Crabs in a crab basket
    Tue, 07/30/2019

    Crabmeat au gratin, crab cakes benedict, crab bisque, marinated crab claws…do we have your attention yet? It’s no secret that Louisiana is home to some of the best food in the country. With its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico,...

  • Shrimp boat docked in the Delcambre Marina
    Thu, 07/18/2019

    The shrimping industry has long played an important role in the culture of Cajun Country. So much so that the town of Delcambre throws a five-day celebration of the shrimping industry and all things shrimp each year. Delcambre,...

  • Fishermen bringing in their catch at the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo
    Wed, 07/03/2019

    With summer temperatures on the rise, it’s the perfect time to head out to the 91st annual International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo in Jefferson Parish. The rodeo is held annually on the last weekend of July and offers some of the...

  • Red River Balloon Rally, balloons at night
    Wed, 06/26/2019

    Head up, up and away to Sportsman’s Paradise this July for the Red River Balloon Rally. This annual celebration plays host to the Southeast Regional Hot Air Balloon Championship, as well as the CenterPoint Energy Red River...

  • 2017 Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off winning dish
    Fri, 06/07/2019

    Summertime is the perfect time of year to enjoy outdoor adventures, festival fun and delicious, local cuisine. Sampling all of the legendary culinary experiences in Louisiana may seem like an overwhelming feat. Fortunately,...

  • Wed, 05/29/2019

    Louisiana’s subtropical climate, forests and position within the corridor of a major North American migratory flyway make the state a haven for a huge variety of birds and travelers who want to see them in their natural habitat...

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