Swamp Tours in Bayou Country
In order to truly capture the essence of Louisiana’s Bayou Country, taking a swamp tour should be at the top of your itinerary! Our tour guides and captains are natives to this area who are…

No Boat, No Problem
Shorline Fishing in Terrebonne Parish Located just 55 miles southwest of New Orleans, Terrebonne Parish is a top destination for world class fishing. Nationally know as “Sportsman’s Paradise,” Louisiana’s Bayou Country is a fishing mecca…

Sno-balls: Bayou Country Summer Favorites
    Here in Louisiana’s Bayou Country, sno-balls are a staple for beating the heat! Residents can often have pretty “heated” discussions as to who has the fluffiest ice, or the best handcrafted syrup.  Sno-balls,…

What’s Smokin’ in Louisiana’s Bayou Counry
National BBQ Month - Eat Local!   May is National BBQ Month, a time to truly appreciate and savor those unique BBQ flavors! Now, I know this usually entails picking up charcoal, and firing up…

National Shrimp Day
Shrimp Life, Boot Up and Buy Local!   May 10th is National Shrimp Day! And in south Louisiana shrimp isn't just an ingredient we use in Cajun cooking; it's a way of life representing an…

The Spirit of Travel in Bayou Country
        In Louisiana's Bayou Country, we are celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week which is held the week of May 3rd through 9th.  This year's theme, the "Spirit of Travel", permeates through…

Cajun Wordology
A Small Sampling of Common Cajun Words Start with French, add in a little Acadian French, convert it all into English then throw a bit Acadian French back in, and you begin to get the…

Louisiana’s Bayou Country
Houma - Terrebonne Parish Formed by the Mississippi River Delta and the Gulf of Mexico, Houma is truly Louisiana’s Bayou Country. More than 65% of Terrebonne Parish consists of wetlands and open water. In case…

National Crawfish Day
Boiled on the Bayou! In Bayou Country, as proud locals of Terrebonne Parish we know how to represent the best of our culture — fairs and festivals, delicious Cajun food, genuine hospitality, and at this…

Visitor Center Updates
Welcome to Louisiana's Bayou Country! The Houma Area Visitors Center is open Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. If you need assistance you can reach us at (800) 688-2732 or email at info@houmatravel.com. Please wear…