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