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The National WWII Museum's Freedom Pavilion at dusk, located in New Orleans. ©National WWII Museum
Go Stand Up Paddleboarding on the Tchefuncte River in the Northshore area of Louisiana. ©Bayou Paddle Co.
Bring your dancing shoes to the Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival in Opelousas.
Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge
Explore the Shreveport Aquarium
Head our for a day of shopping in Ponchatoula, America's Antique City.
Jungle Gardens in Iberia Parish ©Jungle Gardens
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Mitcham Farms Peaches ©Mitcham Farms
The amazing fields of sunflowers will brighten your day as you head into Gilliam for the Sunflower Trail and Festival in the spring.
Visit the White Tiger at Alexandria's Zoo.
Enjoy lakeside camping at Lake Bistineau State Park. Don't forget your kayak!
Stop and smell the roses at the American Rose Center in Shreveport. ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
Dixie Center for the Arts ©Dixie Center for the Arts
The festival games are taken seriously at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.
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
Photo ©Philip Gould
Thrill seekers enjoy rides at the Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport
Creole Queen Paddlewheeler New Orleans
Enjoy Festival Acadiens et Creoles in Lafayette every October.
Visit the Chauvin Sculpture Garden and view the colorful are of the Lighthouse sculpture along with many more.
Get ready to dance at the Jolly Inn Cajun Dance Hall in Houma.
Southeastern Louisiana University Band and Drill Team pre-game ©Southeastern Louisiana University
The State Fair of Louisiana's carnival grounds in Shreveport.
Shrimp Boats at The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival ©Cajun Coast CVB
Visiting NOLA? Practice yoga in one of the most historic buildings in the city.
Gorgeous sunsets can accompany your fishing trip on Poverty Point Reservoir State Park.
Bayou Adventure Kayaking
Explore the grounds of Whitney Plantation in Louisiana. ©Elsa Hahne
Shrimp and Petroleum Festival ©Cajun Coast CVB
Cabins for rent at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park near Monroe, Louisiana
Experience the Cajun version of Mardi Gras at the Courir de Mardi Gras in Eunice, Louisiana.
SudioBe in New Orleans ©SudioBe, Brandan Odums
Explore the Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches.
Students playing cornhole at Southeastern Louisiana University ©Southeastern Louisiana University
Tour Landry Vineyards in Monroe to experience some of Louisiana's wine country.
Head to DeRidder for the Beauregard Watermelon Festival.
Christmas bonfires on the Mississippi River levee
Uncle Sam Jam - Jefferson Parish ©Uncle Same Jam - Facebook
BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp in Baton Rouge
Red River Revel Festival in Shreveport
Creole Nature Trail in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Take a break and wander through the trees at the Kisatchie National Forest outside Alexandria.
Visit the Alexandria Zoo to see Louisiana's native black bears.
Dancing at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.
Visit Landry Vineyards for wine tasting and concerts in Monroe, Louisiana
Jump aboard the Steamboat Natchez Paddlewheeler for incredible sights of city of New Orleans.
San Francisco Plantation recently reopened after more than $1 million in renovations.
Admire the amazing gardens in the Afton Villa Gardens in St. Francisville, LA
Fishing dock at the Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in Delhi, Louisiana
Feeding Animals at Leaning Oak Farm ©Leaning Oak Farm
Joseph Jefferson House at Rip Van Winkle Gardens ©Rip Van Winkle Gardens
There are plenty of inshore and offshore Louisiana fishing opportunities.
Visit Landry Vineyards in Monroe for their Summer Concert Series.
Take the family to experience the magic of the underwater worlds at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. ©Jeff Strout; Audubon Aquarium of Americas
Celebrate 10 years of beer in Ruston at ARToberfest ©ARToberfest
Head to the historic Grand Opera House of the South in Crowley, Louisiana
Visit New Orleans City Park and the Botanical Gardens.
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport-Bossier
Spectacular fishing in Cocodrie, Louisiana
Ride bikes on the Tammany Trace. ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Landry Vineyards Behind the Scenes
Your taste buds will sing at the Sweet Dough Pie Festival in Grand Coteau, Louisiana
Kayak around Arnaudville and swing by the Little Big Cup for a treat in between adventures!
Jungle Gardens ©Jungle Gardens
Houseboating with Miss Sandi Houseboat Rentals. Photo: Miss Sandi Houseboat Rentals ©Miss Sandi Houseboat Rentals
Holly Beach near Lake Charles, Louisiana
Get ready for the big football game with an epic LSU tailgating scene!
Visit the Alexandria Zoo to have an afternoon of fun with the whole family.
Fishing for the big Redfish in the brackish waters in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.
Tour San Francisco Plantation along the River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
Visit Mike the Tiger at the Louisiana State University Campus in Baton Rouge.
Bayou Segnette State Park ©LouisianaTravel.com
Take in the beautiful fish and marine life at the Shreveport Aquarium in Shreveport, Louisiana ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
Live Cajun Music in Breaux Bridge Louisiana
Audubon Insectarium ©Audubon Institute
Hit the trails on horseback in Kisatchie National Forest.
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival
July 4th Fireworks at L'Auberge Casino in Baton Rouge
View amazing numbers of birds like the Egret on the Grand Isle Loop of the America's Wetland Birding Trail.
Champ the Louisiana Tech University Bulldog Mascot at a pre-game pep rally
Barataria Preserve ©LouisianaTravel.com
Experience Buck and Johnny's Zydeco Breakfast in Breaux Bridge.
Visit the USS Kidd Veterans Museum in Baton Rouge.
McGees Swamp Tour - Airboat through the swamp!
Dine in the Pines event in downtown Ruston.
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!
Grosse Savanne Eco-tour ©www.parkerbrandcreative.com
Spend a day enjoying nature on Fontainbleau State Park Beach.
Conrad Rice Mill Pecan Rice ©Conrad Rice Mill & Konriko Company Store
Kayaking on Cane Bayou ©Leigh Wright
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport ©Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Visitors Bureau
Finishers of The Louisiana Marathon in Baton Rouge.
Take a swamp tour to see some of Louisiana's alligators. ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival
Shadows on the Teche Museum ©Shadows on the Teche
Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette, Louisiana ©Festival International de Louisiane
Rent canoes and paddle Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
Explore the beauty of Louisiana's pine forests via horseback in the Kisatchie National Forest.
Tap room at Parish Brewing Co.
Hike the trails at Tunica Hills Wildlife Area just a short drive outside Baton Rouge.