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