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