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