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