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…

20-Something Reasons King Cake is King of Bayou Country Mardi Gras
  While it’s no secret our king cake game is strong in Terrebonne Parish, one might wonder… just how strong is it? Well, loosen your built buckles and get your taste buds ready. Here’s 22…

Blame it all on my roots, I showed up in shrimp boots!
  As colder weather creeps, everyone is gearing up for “boot weather.” While many across the US break out their favorite pair of snow boots to keep their toes nice and warm, here in Louisiana’s…

Mardi Gras 2020
  Mardi Gras is a big deal here in Bayou Country and being the host of Louisiana’s 2nd largest celebration is not something we take lightly. Staying true to our culture, “doing it big” is…

Your 2019 Fall Festival Guide
Fall means one thing to those of us in Bayou Country - Festival after Festival after Festival. Our weekends are packed with fun times for the whole family. Below is just a taste of the…

This Event is Going to be MEGA & Here’s Why You Should Attend
Houma is home to some of the most unique events Louisiana has to offer, but this year one stands out as a can not miss. GeoCoinFest 2019 will be held in the heart of Bayou…