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