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Adventures on the Wild Side

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From strolling down the sidewalks of a nationally recognized antique city, to taking a ride on the wild side, Tangipahoa Parish has hidden surprises for everyone.... Read full article

History and Culture on Display: Vermilion Parish

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Over 150 years in the making, Vermilion Parish is steeped in history and seasoned with a dash of "joie de vivre." It is known as "The Most Cajun Place on Earth," with nearly 50% of the citizens claiming Cajun ancestry.... Read full article

The Best of Both Worlds: Livingston Parish

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Just east of Baton Rouge off Interstate 12 lie the communities of Livingston Parish, with the charming Denham Springs at its core.... Read full article

Jumbo Helping of Gumbo: Iberia Parish

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Gumbo is a pièce de résistance in Southern Louisiana, so it's no surprise the World Championship Gumbo Cook-off calls Iberia Parish home.... Read full article

A Taste of Louisiana: Calcasieu Parish

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On the western edge of Cajun Country along the Texas border lies Calcasieu Parish. You will find many reasons to stay and explore as this area abounds with historical sites, outdoor adventures, shopping and entertainment experiences.... Read full article

Things to do Labor Day Weekend

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An extra day in the weekend means an extra day for adventure or relaxation. Head somewhere fun this Labor Day weekend and take full advantage of the three day weekend! Need some suggestions to get your planning started? These are our top picks! ... Read full article

A Down-Home Party: Original Southwest LA Zydeco Festival

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In 1982, a south Louisiana soybean field and goat farm was the site of an event the world had never known--a Zydeco Festival.... Read full article

"The Back Door"

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D. L. Menard’s “La Porte dans Arriere,” or “The Back Door,” never landed on any Billboard charts. But Menard’s song is easily the No.1 Cajun song of all time.... Read full article

Take a Walk on the Wild Side: Vermilion Parish Eco-Tourism

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Vermilion Parish is a haven for eco-tourism, so bring your binoculars and camera. You’re in for a treat, since this area is a wildlife wonderland.... Read full article

The Great Outdoors: The Cajun Coast

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At the end of the journey of an ancient river lies a magical land suspended between the mysterious swamps filled with wildlife and the abundant fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico. ... Read full article