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