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