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