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Explore Houma

Experience Bayou Country

Just 55 miles from New Orleans, Louisiana’s Bayou Country contains over 2500 sq. miles of mysterious swamps and vast wetlands. Terrebonne Parish offers unique attractions, affordable lodging and delicious dining that’s influenced by our Cajun culture and hospitality. Come experience all the exotic, the mysterious and flavorful excitement that’s found only in Louisiana’s Bayou Country.

Discover our colorful lifestyle, lively music, unique dialect, world-famous cooking, rich history, heritage and hospitality.

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There's always something to do and see in Bayou Country. Make your plans to Explore Houma today!

Boiled Crawfish
Crawfish Dish

When it comes to crawfish, there’s no place like Houma, LA. But don’t just take our word for it — taste for yourself by exploring the Bayou Country Crawfish Trail! With nearly 40 destinations — from fresh seafood markets to down-home Cajun restaurants — there’s no better way to experience the mouth-watering flavors of Louisiana crawfish, all year long.


In Louisiana we love to eat. Abandon your diet and dive right in.

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Close to Houma

New Orleans: 60 minutes | 57 miles

Baton Rouge: 100 minutes | 83 miles

Lafayette: 105 minutes | 103 miles

Houston, TX: 313 minutes | 322 miles

Atlanta, GA: 456 minutes | 522 miles