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Welcome to Kaplan!
Go paddling on Lake Kincaid in Kisatchie National Forest.
Explore the Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches.
Head to DeRidder for the Beauregard Watermelon Festival.
Jungle Gardens in Iberia Parish ©Jungle Gardens
Visit the Biedenharn Coke Museum in Monroe, Louisiana
Inmates participate in "convict poker" at the Angola Prison Rodeo.
Stop and smell the roses at the American Rose Center in Shreveport. ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
So much fun and sweet tastes to be had at the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival held each spring..
Festive holiday crowds gather to watch the grand fireworks display over Cane River during the Natchitoches Christmas Festival.
Explore the beauty of Louisiana's pine forests via horseback in the Kisatchie National Forest.
Take a ride on one of New Orleans streetcars.
Historic Front Street in Natchitoches
Sip craft brews at Bayou Teche Brewing in Arnaudville, Louisiana
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough to connect, Kaplan boasts a landscape that’s as unique as it is picturesque.
The diversity of Kaplan’s home inventory is only rivaled by its beauty – enjoy scenic living out in the country or a historic home in the heart of the community.
Kids playing at Jackson Square in New Orleans.
Go tubing in Bogue Chitto State Park Louisiana
Watch a speeding Ferrari and other sports cars race at the NOLA Motorsports Park.
Your taste buds will sing at the Sweet Dough Pie Festival in Grand Coteau, Louisiana
The Strand Theatre in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
Experience Mardi Gras in Kaplan!
Head to the historic Grand Opera House of the South in Crowley, Louisiana
The beautiful Wingate House in the Historic District in Leesville.
Visit the Abita Mystery House to see strange collections, inventions and odd memorabilia.
Feeding Animals at Leaning Oak Farm ©Leaning Oak Farm
San Francisco Plantation recently reopened after more than $1 million in renovations.
Take a safari tour to see zebras and other exotic animals at Global Wildlife Center in Folsom, Louisiana
Get lost in the gems, sequins and feathers that make these Mardi Gras costumes so incredible at Mardi Gras Museum Imperial Calcasieu in Lake Charles.
Harrah's Louisiana Downs has many game options including slot machines.
Cajun Dance session at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux.
Enjoy a Louisiana crafted beverage at the tasting room at Donner-Peltier Distillers in Thibodaux, Louisiana
Visit the Alexandria Zoo to see Louisiana's native black bears.
Experience the Cajun version of Mardi Gras at a Courir De Mardi Gras.
Take a break and wander through the trees at the Kisatchie National Forest outside Alexandria.
Kayak fishing on Cypress Black Bayou in Shreveport. ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
SudioBe in New Orleans ©SudioBe, Brandan Odums
Bring your dancing shoes to the Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival in Opelousas.
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Watch horse racing at the Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino Hotel in Vinton.
Cajun music jam session at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux.
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!
The State Fair of Louisiana's carnival grounds in Shreveport.
Live music, delicious foods, competitions and more await festival goers at the International Rice Festival in Crowley.
Explore the beautiful art at the Shreveport Multicultural Center of the South.
The grandeur of the stage in the Grand Opera House of the South was restored in the renovation. Located in Crowley, Louisiana.
Commemorative red stick statue at Southern University in Baton Rouge.
View Mardi Gras floats at Mardi Gras World museum in New Orleans.
Tour San Francisco Plantation along the River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
Gardens at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery
Acadian Cultural Center Exhibit
Get ready to dance at the Jolly Inn Cajun Dance Hall in Houma.
Experience Buck and Johnny's Zydeco Breakfast in Breaux Bridge.
River Road African American Museum
Admire the amazing gardens in the Afton Villa Gardens in St. Francisville, LA
Spend a day enjoying nature on Fontainbleau State Park Beach.
Fishing in the marshes near Dulac, Louisiana
Enjoy Kaplan’s range of dining experiences from world famous Cajun dishes at Suire’s Grocery to an afternoon of boiled crawfish.
Tour Landry Vineyards in Monroe to experience some of Louisiana's wine country.
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport, Louisiana.
A visitor takes in the sights at the Abita Mystery House.
The amazing fields of sunflowers will brighten your day as you head into Gilliam for the Sunflower Trail and Festival in the spring.
Shrimp Boats at The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival ©Cajun Coast CVB
The National WWII Museum's Freedom Pavilion at dusk, located in New Orleans. ©National WWII Museum
Experience the Cajun version of Mardi Gras at the Courir de Mardi Gras in Eunice, 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
Visit New Orleans City Park and the Botanical Gardens.
Touch an alligator at the Gator & Friends Alligator Park and Exotic Zoo
Center for Traditional Louisiana Boat Building in Thibodaux showcases traditional Cajun boats.
Kaplan is the home of country music great Sammy Kershaw and is hardly without a chance for you to dance along to live music – indoors or out!
See the beauty of Delcambre's shrimp boats when you drive along the Cajun Corridor Byway in Louisiana.
Audubon Insectarium ©Audubon Institute
Red River Revel Festival in Shreveport
The Chimes restaurant's large decks overlooking the Bogue Falaya River offer a great spot for happy hour - in Covington Louisiana ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Cushing Avenue sits right in the middle of town and is the home to several local shops and cultural venues to enjoy with your fellow residents and visiting tourists.
The Steamboat Natchez in New Orleans has a variety of cruises such as history tours, and jazz brunches.
The festival games are taken seriously at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.
Stroll through the gardens at Houmas House and enjoy the fountains.
Experience a Cajun Jam session at the Joie De Vivre Cafe in Breaux Bridge.
Visit the Alexandria Zoo to have an afternoon of fun with the whole family.