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