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