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Watch horse racing at the Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino Hotel in Vinton.
Inmates participate in "convict poker" at the Angola Prison Rodeo.
Head to the historic Grand Opera House of the South in Crowley, Louisiana
Historic Front Street in Natchitoches
Commemorative red stick statue at Southern University in Baton Rouge.
View Mardi Gras floats at Mardi Gras World museum in New Orleans.
Visit the Biedenharn Coke Museum in Monroe, Louisiana
A visitor takes in the sights at the Abita Mystery House.
Festive holiday crowds gather to watch the grand fireworks display over Cane River during the Natchitoches Christmas Festival.
See the beauty of Delcambre's shrimp boats when you drive along the Cajun Corridor Byway in Louisiana.
Head to DeRidder for the Beauregard Watermelon Festival.
Visit the Alexandria Zoo to have an afternoon of fun with the whole family.
Go paddling on Lake Kincaid in Kisatchie National Forest.
Experience Buck and Johnny's Zydeco Breakfast in Breaux Bridge.
Experience the Cajun version of Mardi Gras at a Courir De Mardi Gras.
Kayak fishing on Cypress Black Bayou in Shreveport. ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Live music, delicious foods, competitions and more await festival goers at the International Rice Festival in Crowley.
Admire the amazing gardens in the Afton Villa Gardens in St. Francisville, LA
Acadian Cultural Center Exhibit
The Chimes restaurant's large decks overlooking the Bogue Falaya River offer a great spot for happy hour - in Covington Louisiana ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Audubon Insectarium ©Audubon Institute
Sip craft brews at Bayou Teche Brewing in Arnaudville, Louisiana
Gardens at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery
Jungle Gardens in Iberia Parish ©Jungle Gardens
Shrimp Boats at The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival ©Cajun Coast CVB
Visit the Abita Mystery House to see strange collections, inventions and odd memorabilia.
Cajun Dance session at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux.
Enjoy a Louisiana crafted beverage at the tasting room at Donner-Peltier Distillers in Thibodaux, Louisiana
Center for Traditional Louisiana Boat Building in Thibodaux showcases traditional Cajun boats.
Tour Landry Vineyards in Monroe to experience some of Louisiana's wine country.
Explore the Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches.
Visit New Orleans City Park and the Botanical Gardens.
Get lost in the gems, sequins and feathers that make these Mardi Gras costumes so incredible at Mardi Gras Museum Imperial Calcasieu in Lake Charles.
The Strand Theatre in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
The amazing fields of sunflowers will brighten your day as you head into Gilliam for the Sunflower Trail and Festival in the spring.
Bring your dancing shoes to the Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival in Opelousas.
Harrah's Louisiana Downs has many game options including slot machines.
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Experience the Cajun version of Mardi Gras at the Courir de Mardi Gras in Eunice, Louisiana.
The grandeur of the stage in the Grand Opera House of the South was restored in the renovation. Located in Crowley, Louisiana.
The beautiful Wingate House in the Historic District in Leesville.
Touch an alligator at the Gator & Friends Alligator Park and Exotic Zoo
Visit the Alexandria Zoo to see Louisiana's native black bears.
Watch a speeding Ferrari and other sports cars race at the NOLA Motorsports Park.
Stroll through the gardens at Houmas House and enjoy the fountains.
Stop and smell the roses at the American Rose Center in Shreveport. ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
The Steamboat Natchez in New Orleans has a variety of cruises such as history tours, and jazz brunches.
San Francisco Plantation recently reopened after more than $1 million in renovations.
Red River Revel Festival in Shreveport
Fishing in the marshes near Dulac, Louisiana
Take a ride on one of New Orleans streetcars.
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!
Kids playing at Jackson Square in New Orleans.
The festival games are taken seriously at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.
River Road African American Museum
Spend a day enjoying nature on Fontainbleau State Park Beach.
Explore the beautiful art at the Shreveport Multicultural Center of the South.
The National WWII Museum's Freedom Pavilion at dusk, located in New Orleans. ©National WWII Museum
Tour San Francisco Plantation along the River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
Cajun music jam session at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux.
Take a break and wander through the trees at the Kisatchie National Forest outside Alexandria.
Take the family to experience the magic of the underwater worlds at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. ©Jeff Strout; Audubon Aquarium of Americas
Take a safari tour to see zebras and other exotic animals at Global Wildlife Center in Folsom, Louisiana
Your taste buds will sing at the Sweet Dough Pie Festival in Grand Coteau, Louisiana
Feeding Animals at Leaning Oak Farm ©Leaning Oak Farm
SudioBe in New Orleans ©SudioBe, Brandan Odums
Go tubing in Bogue Chitto State Park Louisiana
The State Fair of Louisiana's carnival grounds in Shreveport.
Experience a Cajun Jam session at the Joie De Vivre Cafe in Breaux Bridge.
So much fun and sweet tastes to be had at the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival held each spring..
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.