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Louisiana offers a wealth of family-friendly and family-centric fun to be had in Louisiana, it's the perfect destination for all ages. Find family attractions and things to do in Louisiana that will keep everyone entertained.
Dive into marine life at the Aquarium of the America or go eye to eye with a jaguar at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. See history brought to life at plantation homes along the Mississippi River. Take the controls of the 'International Space Station' at the Sci-Port Discovery Center in Shreveport, where interactive exhibits bring natural and physical science to life. Kids can learn about the Cajun way of life at Vermilionville in Lafayette, and they can hold a baby alligator at the Alligator Park in Natchitoches. The whole family will have a ball at any of the hundreds of festivals held each year throughout the state. Your kids will never forget the times they had in Louisiana.
Located in St. Martin Parish, Henderson appeared geographically for the first time in print in the 1930’s, after the government ordered the construction of larger levees in the Atchafalaya Basin. Many of Henderson’s forefathers once lived in the Village of Atchafalaya.
Today, Henderson provides some of the finest opportunities for fresh water fishing in the south, offering anglers the opportunity to catch bass, white perch, also known as sac-au-lait and crappie, bream and other species. And Henderson is a favorite spot for birders in south Louisiana. Local cuisine is some of the finest Cajun cooking anywhere!