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Tour San Francisco Plantation along the River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport, Louisiana.
So much fun and sweet tastes to be had at the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival held each spring..
Experience Buck and Johnny's Zydeco Breakfast in Breaux Bridge.
San Francisco Plantation recently reopened after more than $1 million in renovations.
Watch horse racing at the Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino Hotel in Vinton.
Cajun music jam session at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux.
Watch a speeding Ferrari and other sports cars race at the NOLA Motorsports Park.
Go tubing in Bogue Chitto State Park Louisiana
Bring your dancing shoes to the Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival in Opelousas.
Stay overnight in a lodge or cabin at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park.
The festival games are taken seriously at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.
Gorgeous sunsets can accompany your fishing trip on Poverty Point Reservoir State Park.
Audubon Insectarium ©Audubon Institute
Historic Front Street in Natchitoches
Kids playing at Jackson Square in New Orleans.
Outdoors at Poverty Point State Park
SudioBe in New Orleans ©SudioBe, Brandan Odums
Take a break and wander through the trees at the Kisatchie National Forest outside Alexandria.
The National WWII Museum's Freedom Pavilion at dusk, located in New Orleans. ©National WWII Museum
Enjoy a Louisiana crafted beverage at the tasting room at Donner-Peltier Distillers in Thibodaux, Louisiana
Visit the Abita Mystery House to see strange collections, inventions and odd memorabilia.
Visit the Alexandria Zoo to see Louisiana's native black bears.
Stroll through the gardens at Houmas House and enjoy the fountains.
Harrah's Louisiana Downs has many game options including slot machines.
Gardens at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery
River Road African American Museum
Inmates participate in "convict poker" at the Angola Prison Rodeo.
Sip craft brews at Bayou Teche Brewing in Arnaudville, Louisiana
Visit the Biedenharn Coke Museum in Monroe, Louisiana
Live music, delicious foods, competitions and more await festival goers at the International Rice Festival in Crowley.
Explore the beauty of Louisiana's pine forests via horseback in the Kisatchie National Forest.
Take a safari tour to see zebras and other exotic animals at Global Wildlife Center in Folsom, Louisiana
Commemorative red stick statue at Southern University in Baton Rouge.
Shrimp Boats at The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival ©Cajun Coast CVB
Tour Landry Vineyards in Monroe to experience some of Louisiana's wine country.
Get ready to dance at the Jolly Inn Cajun Dance Hall in Houma.
The Steamboat Natchez in New Orleans has a variety of cruises such as history tours, and jazz brunches.
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Visit the Alexandria Zoo to have an afternoon of fun with the whole family.
Center for Traditional Louisiana Boat Building in Thibodaux showcases traditional Cajun boats.
Take the family to experience the magic of the underwater worlds at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. ©Jeff Strout; Audubon Aquarium of Americas
Sunrise at the Poverty Point State Park marina
Admire the amazing gardens in the Afton Villa Gardens in St. Francisville, LA
Experience the Cajun version of Mardi Gras at a Courir De Mardi Gras.
Head to the historic Grand Opera House of the South in Crowley, Louisiana
Fishing in the marshes near Dulac, Louisiana
The State Fair of Louisiana's carnival grounds in Shreveport.
The Strand Theatre in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
Rent a cabin during your stay at Poverty Point State Park.
The Chimes restaurant's large decks overlooking the Bogue Falaya River offer a great spot for happy hour - in Covington Louisiana ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Head to DeRidder for the Beauregard Watermelon Festival.
The grandeur of the stage in the Grand Opera House of the South was restored in the renovation. Located in Crowley, Louisiana.
Feeding Animals at Leaning Oak Farm ©Leaning Oak Farm
The amazing fields of sunflowers will brighten your day as you head into Gilliam for the Sunflower Trail and Festival in the spring.
The beautiful Wingate House in the Historic District in Leesville.
A visitor takes in the sights at the Abita Mystery House.
Take a ride on one of New Orleans streetcars.
Black Bear Golf Course
See the beauty of Delcambre's shrimp boats when you drive along the Cajun Corridor Byway in Louisiana.
View Mardi Gras floats at Mardi Gras World museum in New Orleans.
Your taste buds will sing at the Sweet Dough Pie Festival in Grand Coteau, Louisiana
Experience a Cajun Jam session at the Joie De Vivre Cafe in Breaux Bridge.
Touch an alligator at the Gator & Friends Alligator Park and Exotic Zoo
Go paddling on Lake Kincaid in Kisatchie National Forest.
Cajun Dance session at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux.
Kayak fishing on Cypress Black Bayou in Shreveport. ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
Acadian Cultural Center Exhibit
Visit New Orleans City Park and the Botanical Gardens.
Spend a day enjoying nature on Fontainbleau State Park Beach.
Explore the beautiful art at the Shreveport Multicultural Center of the South.
Red River Revel Festival in Shreveport
Explore the Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches.
Fishing dock at the Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in Delhi, Louisiana
Stop and smell the roses at the American Rose Center in Shreveport. ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
Festive holiday crowds gather to watch the grand fireworks display over Cane River during the Natchitoches Christmas Festival.
Experience the Cajun version of Mardi Gras at the Courir de Mardi Gras in Eunice, Louisiana.
Get lost in the gems, sequins and feathers that make these Mardi Gras costumes so incredible at Mardi Gras Museum Imperial Calcasieu in Lake Charles.
Jungle Gardens in Iberia Parish ©Jungle Gardens
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!