Fun and Great Outdoor Adventures in Louisiana

Before the United States became a country on its own, Louisiana was known for its rich and diverse legacy. It was the home of Cajun culture and the birthplace of Creole cuisine. The state of Louisiana has a variety of distinct landscapes and when it comes to outdoor activities it will not disappoint you. Whether it is in the urban part of New Orleans or the open water of the Gulf of Mexico, you will surely have the best vacation of your life here!

Paddling and Kayaking

Louisiana is covered by more than 15 percent water. This makes the state a great place for kayaking and paddling, it is a peaceful way to experience the unique aquatic ecosystems of Louisiana. Paddlers can stroll through mixed hardwood, cypress, and tupelo forests in Bayou Dorcheat, near Shreveport, North Louisiana. The Cajun Coast Paddling Trails to the South includes seven water routes that pass through more than 170,000 acres of the protected wildlife management area, making it an appealing journey for birdwatchers.

Audubon Golf Trail 

There are 16 well-maintained golf courses throughout the state. In the Audubon Golf Trail, which includes the Audubon Park in uptown New Orleans, the Wetlands in Lafayette, Santa Maria Golf Course in the state’s capital city of Baton Rouge and the Island Country Club that is nearby the town of Plaquemine. And because of the state’s year-round warm weather, you can visit here any day of the year you want.

The Avery Island: Mcilhenny Company & Jungle Gardens

If you are a hot sauce lover, visit Avery Island. Mcilhenny Company is a family-owned firm that has been known for making iconic hot sauce since 1868. When you visit this company, you will have the chance to witness how they make their famous sauce. Aside from this, you can also visit the Jungle Gardens on the island. It is 170 acres of the stunning landscape that features bamboo, massive live oaks, flowers, alligators, deer and a bird sanctuary.