Take a Wild and Free Vacation in Bayou Country
The spirit of Houma, Louisiana’s Bayou Country is Wild & Free. For a fun adventure that won’t break the bank, try out our list of free activities! Take a walk in the Mandalay National Wildlife…

National Thrift Shop Day
National Thrift Shop Day is August 17th, so get ready for some bargain shopping in Louisiana’s Bayou Country! Celebrate this day by visiting some of our local thrift shops, which are filled with hidden gems…

Way Out Yonder Where the Crawdads Sing
Photogragraph by: Southern Living Over the years, Houma has garnered a reputation for being the ‘new Hollywood South,’ as our small community has been the backdrop for several major motion pictures. With critically acclaimed movies…

What Was That? Myths and Legends of the Swamps
It doesn’t take much to believe the bayous and swamps of Houma, Louisiana are home to some interesting stories. The twists and turns of our waterways and the shade of our cypress trees provide a…

Summer Fun is Callin’
It is summertime, y’all! The aroma of sunscreen fills the air as many of our local families are packing up for vacation and getting their beach chairs ready. However, we wanted to put together some…

Hurricane Season in Bayou Country
In South Louisiana, we are accustomed to five seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Hurricane Season. If you like to travel year-round, many experts say that traveling during hurricane season is perfectly fine. It is…

What’s Smokin’ on the Bayou?
It's summertime in Bayou Country, and you know what that means - BBQ! It's a time to truly appreciate and savor those unique BBQ flavors. Now, I know this usually entails picking up charcoal, and…

CELEBRATING DIVERSITY & INCLUSION IN BAYOU COUNTRY
Louisiana’s Bayou Country is chock-full of unique individuals that make our community rich in a variety of cultures, traditions, languages and beliefs – and if that’s not reason to celebrate, I don’t know what is!…

Edu-Cajun Series: Lesson 2
Are you ready for another round of learning the local lingo? Try saying that five times fast.... Well strap in because we’re diving into Lesson 2 of our Edu-Cajun series! Lesson 2: Étouffée (ay-too-fay): A…

Headin’ To Tails Season
When the days grow long and hot, live and boiled crawfish are hard to come by. But that's no problem in Houma, where we're eating Louisiana crawfish all year long. Our Cajun recipes are front…