Louisiana Office of Tourism

Louisiana State Parks

There are 22 State Parks and 18 state historic sites in Louisiana.

Louisiana Office of Cultural Development

Home to agencies including the Louisiana divisions of Arts, Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

The Louisiana State Museum

Founded in 1906, this network of properties statewide has more than 450,000 artifacts and works of art collectively. There are eight sites in New Orleans and sites in Baton Rouge, Natchitoches, Patterson and Thibodaux.

State Library of Louisiana

This flagship of Louisiana public libraries in downtown Baton Rouge, the State Library of Louisiana’s holdings include the Louisiana Room, a massive archive of historical documents and photography. Much is available in digital formats.

Louisiana Entertainment

Information on Louisiana’s national prominence in the American film industry. Be sure to see the “Screening Room” section for details on notable movies shot in Louisiana including Django Unchained, Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Curious Case of Benjamin Buttons, Ray, Monster’s Ball, Dead Man Walking, JFK, Interview With The Vampire, A Streetcar Named Desire, Steel Magnolias and Easy Rider; and smash TV hits like Duck Dynasty, Swamp People, Treme and True Blood.

Louisiana Soundtrack

Focuses on Louisiana music – Cajun, zydeco, jazz, blues and country. Includes genre descriptions, brief bios on prominent musicians and lists of music-themed attractions, popular music venues and recurring jam and concert series.

Audubon Golf Trail

A network of 16 pro-caliber courses spread statewide.

Louisiana Bass Trail

North Louisiana is home to seven lakes in eight Louisiana State Parks featuring world-class bass fishing. We invite you to get your free Bassport and start reeling in the big ones.

Louisiana Birding Trails

Loops provide avenues to experience some of the best bird and wildlife watching in North America.

Creole Nature Trail

A 180-mile National Scenic Byway through the coastal prairie, swamps and marshlands of Calcasieu and Cameron parishes in southwest Louisiana.

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

The Atchafalaya Basin, a 186,000 square-mile freshwater river swamp, is considered to be one of America’s last frontiers. It is in the heartland of Louisiana’s “Cajun Country” region.

African American Heritage Trail

40 sites statewide paying tribute to black Americans’ contributions to both Louisiana and American history and culture.

Bike Louisiana

Where to experience Louisiana’s best open road and off-road biking.

Louisiana Paddle

Where to experience Louisiana’s best swamp, bayou and river canoeing and kayaking.

Louisiana Culinary Trails

A journey throughout the state exploring the culinary offerings in each Louisiana region.

Louisiana Craft Brewery Trail

A trail through 22 microbreweries  statewide including New Orleans, St. Tammany Parish, Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Calcasieu Parish, Shreveport-Bossier City, Ouachita Parish, Baton Rouge and Cajun Country.

Fishing in Louisiana

A one-stop shop for everything saltwater and freshwater fishing in Louisiana.

Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board

Develops and directs a wide variety of marketing and communications programs which strengthen and revitalize the Louisiana seafood industry.