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