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