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