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Louisiana's nature is abundant. Get outside while on vacation to experience Louisiana's parks and nature up close.
Christmas in Roseland ©Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
Sunsets are second to none at Cypremort Point State Park.
Bayou Segnette State Park ©LouisianaTravel.com
Explore Bogue Chitto State Park.
Visit the Blue Dog sculpture at the Besthoff Sculpture Garden in New Orleans City Park.
Spend a day enjoying nature on Fontainbleau State Park Beach.
The aquatic pavilion at Palmetto Island State Park is fun for the family.
Catch some throws at a family-friendly Mardi Gras parade in Shreveport.
Catch a red snapper while deep sea fishing off the coast of Louisiana.
Take a tour of Shreveport's Municipal Auditorium, former home of the Louisiana Hayride.
Take a guided tour of Lake Claiborne State Park.
Drop by Herby K's restaurant in Shreveport, Louisiana for their famous food! ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
Sunset over downtown Shreveport, Louisiana.
Gorgeous sunsets can accompany your fishing trip on Poverty Point Reservoir State Park.
Outdoors at Poverty Point State Park
Stroll across the lagoon at Sam Houston State Park.
Stay at a cabin while experiencing Louisiana's outdoors in Poverty Point State Park
Red River Revel Festival in Shreveport
Mr. Bingle lit up at New Orleans City Park Celebration in the Oaks
Uncle Sam Jam - Jefferson Parish ©Uncle Same Jam - Facebook
Stay in the beautiful cabins at Lake Claiborne State Park.
The Strand Theatre in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
Strawn's Eat Shop ice box strawberry pies
Look out over the big waters of the Calcasieu River at Lake Charles Riverside Park.
Fishing dock at the Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in Delhi, Louisiana
Explore the beautiful art at the Shreveport Multicultural Center of the South.
The LSU Lakes are a great place to get outdoors and go for a run, walk SUP or kayak in Baton Rouge.
Beachcombers enjoying an afternoon at Grand Isle State Park.
Enjoy the rolling hills and gorgeous rivers in Bogue Chitto State Park.
Go tubing in Bogue Chitto State Park Louisiana
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
"Muffy" sandwich at Fertitta's in Shreveport.
Azaleas in bloom at R.W. Norton Gardens in Shreveport.
Barataria Preserve ©LouisianaTravel.com
Madisonville's Tchefuncte River lighthouse was built in 1837.
Thrill seekers enjoy rides at the Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport
Commune with nature at Lake Fausse Pointe State Park.
Head to the Mudbug Madness Festival in Shreveport for amazing music and all the crawfish you can eat!
Cypress Bend Park's Beach on Toledo Bend Reservoir in Louisiana.
Take a break and wander through the trees at the Kisatchie National Forest outside Alexandria.
Gulf Pig Underground Dinner Club offers contemporary-Southern cuisine. ©Gulf Pig Underground Dinner Club
Stroll the boardwalks at Louisiana State Arboretum State Preservation Area
Take in the beautiful scenery and wildlife at City Park in New Orleans.
Red River in Alexandria
Hike the Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area outside Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Lake Claiborne State Park in Homer, Louisiana
Admire the amazing gardens in the Afton Villa Gardens in St. Francisville, LA
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
Sunset fishing on Lake Bruin.
Bayou Segnette State Park Cabin ©Louisiana Travel
Camping in Kisatchie National Park
In Shreveport, visit the Huddie Ledbetter - he was the talented bluesman more popularly known as "Leadbelly."
Play in the sand and sun at Grand Isle State Park.
Gardens at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery
Herby K's famous shrimp buster po'boy sandwich. ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
Stay overnight in cabins at Tickfaw State Park.
Stay overnight in a lodge or cabin at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park.
Tap room at Great Raft Brewing
Ancient Native American mounds at Poverty Point World Heritage Site.
Strolling the Louisiana boardwalk in Shreveport, Louisiana
Enjoy birding, fishing and outdoor activities along the Creole Nature Trail ©Lake Charles Southwest Louisiana CVB
Nightlife in Shreveport
Creole Stuffed Shrimp from Wine Country Bistro. Photo: Louisiana Kitchen and Culture Magazine, Joe Noetzel. ©Louisiana Kitchen and Culture Magazine, Joe Noetzel
Enjoy Louisiana on horseback.
Audubon Park Carousel
Tour the Oakley House in Audubon State Historic Site where John James Audubon painted some of his nature paintings.