Summer in Louisiana’s Bayou Country is a season of buzzing life, beautiful foliage and, of course, the warm Southern sun. As the temperature rises, so does the fun, and having the right approach can make all the difference. Here’s our mantra for making the most out of your summer in Houma: “Stay Cool, Embrace the…


This Father’s Day, venture beyond the usual gifts and treat Dad to a day packed with adventure and relaxation in Louisiana’s Bayou Country. Whether your dad is an outdoor enthusiast or a history buff, Houma offers a variety of activities to make his day special. Here’s a guide to creating unforgettable memories with your father,…


For photography enthusiasts, Louisiana’s Bayou Country offers a canvas like no other. From lively wildlife and lush landscapes to cultural vibrance and historical architecture, Houma provides countless opportunities to capture stunning images. Here’s your ultimate guide to the most photogenic spots in and around Houma, perfect for both amateur and professional photographers looking to add…


Get ready to dive deep into the heart of Louisiana’s Bayou Country with our brand-new show, “Carry On: Tourism Talks with Explore Houma.” Each month, we’ll bring you fascinating segments that explore the unique culture, lively community and stunning natural beauty of Houma and the surrounding parish, all available on our YouTube channel! Why Watch…


Imagine waking up one morning with the urge to explore, to discover new sights and experiences but instead of packing bags and heading to the airport, you simply step out your front door. For locals, the glamour of distant travels often overshadows the treasures lying in your own backyard. Yet, with a shift in perspective,…


Faith Family Shrimp, located in Chauvin, Louisiana, offers a unique glimpse into the world of shrimp fishing and processing. Owned by Chad and Angela Portier, this family-operated business at 8167 Redfish Street showcases the journey of Louisiana wild-caught shrimp from their commercial fishing vessels to the consumer’s table. They emphasize the finest quality of shrimp,…


I’m not sure about you, but I get stumped on what to get Mom for Mother’s Day each year, because let’s be honest, she deserves the world and more. Whether you’re looking to gift Mom with a sweet, fragrant bouquet of her favorite flowers, or a little something sweet to satisfy her envie for chocolate–…


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, originated by Ernest Hansen in New Orleans back in the 1930s, are much different from any other previous versions of these sweet…


Grab your favorite sombrero and head down to Louisiana’s Bayou Country for a Cinco celebration that’s muy caliente – like Herradura’s Jalapeno Margarita, y’all! When it comes to throwing a party, no one does it quite like Houma. Whether you’re looking to quench your thirst with one of our delicious top-shelf margaritas or get your…


  It’s that time of year, again: when the smell of Cajun spices and seafood wafts on the breeze throughout Louisiana; when boil pots are pulled from their storage sheds and given a baptismal rinse from the hose; when two, three, even half a dozen hand-washings can’t erase the spice from your fingers, the smelly…