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Fishing for the big Redfish in the brackish waters in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.
Explore the grounds of Whitney Plantation in Louisiana. ©Elsa Hahne
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Enjoy Festival Acadiens et Creoles in Lafayette every October.
Shrimp Boats at The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival ©Cajun Coast CVB
Fishing dock at the Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in Delhi, Louisiana
The amazing fields of sunflowers will brighten your day as you head into Gilliam for the Sunflower Trail and Festival in the spring.
Hike the trails at Tunica Hills Wildlife Area just a short drive outside Baton Rouge.
Take the family to experience the magic of the underwater worlds at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. ©Jeff Strout; Audubon Aquarium of Americas
Head to the historic Grand Opera House of the South in Crowley, Louisiana
Landry Vineyards Behind the Scenes
Take a swamp tour to see some of Louisiana's alligators. ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Explore the Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches.
Finishers of The Louisiana Marathon in Baton Rouge.
The festival games are taken seriously at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.
Experience Buck and Johnny's Zydeco Breakfast in Breaux Bridge.
Admire the amazing gardens in the Afton Villa Gardens in St. Francisville, LA
Barataria Preserve ©LouisianaTravel.com
The State Fair of Louisiana's carnival grounds in Shreveport.
Your taste buds will sing at the Sweet Dough Pie Festival in Grand Coteau, Louisiana
Visit the Alexandria Zoo to see Louisiana's native black bears.
Go Stand Up Paddleboarding on the Tchefuncte River in the Northshore area of Louisiana. ©Bayou Paddle Co.
Holly Beach near Lake Charles, Louisiana
Spend a day enjoying nature on Fontainbleau State Park Beach.
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival
Visit the White Tiger at Alexandria's Zoo.
Dancing at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.
Visit Landry Vineyards in Monroe for their Summer Concert Series.
Get ready for the big football game with an epic LSU tailgating scene!
Head our for a day of shopping in Ponchatoula, America's Antique City.
Gorgeous sunsets can accompany your fishing trip on Poverty Point Reservoir State Park.
Bayou Adventure Kayaking
Southeastern Louisiana University Band and Drill Team pre-game ©Southeastern Louisiana University
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport-Bossier
Uncle Sam Jam - Jefferson Parish ©Uncle Same Jam - Facebook
McGees Swamp Tour - Airboat through the swamp!
Conrad Rice Mill Pecan Rice ©Conrad Rice Mill & Konriko Company Store
Bayou Segnette State Park ©LouisianaTravel.com
Visit the Alexandria Zoo to have an afternoon of fun with the whole family.
Enjoy lakeside camping at Lake Bistineau State Park. Don't forget your kayak!
Kayaking on Cane Bayou ©Leigh Wright
Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser with members of the Tarpon Rodeo team at the 90th annual International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo in 2018 ©TarponRodeo.org
Visit Mike the Tiger at the Louisiana State University Campus in Baton Rouge.
Kayak around Arnaudville and swing by the Little Big Cup for a treat in between adventures!
Champ the Louisiana Tech University Bulldog Mascot at a pre-game pep rally
Stop and smell the roses at the American Rose Center in Shreveport. ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
San Francisco Plantation recently reopened after more than $1 million in renovations.
Ride bikes on the Tammany Trace. ©LouisianaNorthshore.com
Students playing cornhole at Southeastern Louisiana University ©Southeastern Louisiana University
Dine in the Pines event in downtown Ruston.
The National WWII Museum's Freedom Pavilion at dusk, located in New Orleans. ©National WWII Museum
Audubon Insectarium ©Audubon Institute
Thrill seekers enjoy rides at the Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport
Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport ©Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Visitors Bureau
Tour Landry Vineyards in Monroe to experience some of Louisiana's wine country.
Tour San Francisco Plantation along the River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
Spectacular fishing in Cocodrie, Louisiana
Experience the Cajun version of Mardi Gras at the Courir de Mardi Gras in Eunice, Louisiana.
Get ready to dance at the Jolly Inn Cajun Dance Hall in Houma.
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!
Mitcham Farms Peaches ©Mitcham Farms
Creole Nature Trail in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Dixie Center for the Arts ©Dixie Center for the Arts
There are plenty of inshore and offshore Louisiana fishing opportunities.
Explore the beauty of Louisiana's pine forests via horseback in the Kisatchie National Forest.
Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette, Louisiana ©Festival International de Louisiane
SudioBe in New Orleans ©SudioBe, Brandan Odums
View amazing numbers of birds like the Egret on the Grand Isle Loop of the America's Wetland Birding Trail.
Shadows on the Teche Museum ©Shadows on the Teche
Creole Queen Paddlewheeler New Orleans
Visit New Orleans City Park and the Botanical Gardens.
Hit the trails on horseback in Kisatchie National Forest.
Take in the beautiful fish and marine life at the Shreveport Aquarium in Shreveport, Louisiana ©Shreveport-Bossier CVB
Celebrate 10 years of beer in Ruston at ARToberfest ©ARToberfest
Jungle Gardens ©Jungle Gardens
Jump aboard the Steamboat Natchez Paddlewheeler for incredible sights of city of New Orleans.
Visit the USS Kidd Veterans Museum in Baton Rouge.
Cabins for rent at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park near Monroe, Louisiana
Head to DeRidder for the Beauregard Watermelon Festival.
Visit Landry Vineyards for wine tasting and concerts in Monroe, Louisiana
Grosse Savanne Eco-tour ©www.parkerbrandcreative.com
July 4th Fireworks at L'Auberge Casino in Baton Rouge
Rent canoes and paddle Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
Visiting NOLA? Practice yoga in one of the most historic buildings in the city.
Explore the Shreveport Aquarium
Take a break and wander through the trees at the Kisatchie National Forest outside Alexandria.
Joseph Jefferson House at Rip Van Winkle Gardens ©Rip Van Winkle Gardens
Bring your dancing shoes to the Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival in Opelousas.
BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp in Baton Rouge
Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival
Houseboating with Miss Sandi Houseboat Rentals. Photo: Miss Sandi Houseboat Rentals ©Miss Sandi Houseboat Rentals
Red River Revel Festival in Shreveport
Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge
Live Cajun Music in Breaux Bridge Louisiana
Photo ©Philip Gould
Jungle Gardens in Iberia Parish ©Jungle Gardens
Shrimp and Petroleum Festival ©Cajun Coast CVB
Feeding Animals at Leaning Oak Farm ©Leaning Oak Farm
Christmas bonfires on the Mississippi River levee
Tap room at Parish Brewing Co.