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