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