Explore Houma has been selected as a grant recipient for new trash receptacles for the Visitors Center by Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the State’s premier anti-litter and community improvement organization. This year’s grant will cover the purchase and installation costs for six brand new trash receptacles that will be strategically placed around the grounds of the…


Explore Houma has been selected as a recipient of the Beautification Grant by Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the State’s premier anti-litter and community improvement organization. This year’s grant, in the amount of $1,000, will support Explore Houma’s beautification of the Terrebonne Parish welcome sign located on West Main Street after the Highway 90 overpass. This sign…


The ending of Mardi Gras sparks the beginning of a new season where South Louisiana Catholics repent for the debauchery we partake in throughout the year. Lent is the period of the liturgical year from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday and is a time of sacrifice for Jesus. It is a solemn religious observance commemorating…


The biggest night in football is this weekend. That’s right, it’s Superbowl Sunday! Whether you’re rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs or the Philadelphia Eagles, or maybe just tuning in for Rhianna’s half time show, we’ve got you covered when it comes to your game-day experience in Louisiana’s Bayou Country! Picture it, you’ve got on…


It’s no secret that Houma is considered the new “Hollywood South,” with our beautiful and historic landmarks serving as sets for some of the film industry’s big-screen moments. Starring Will Smith, Emancipation is the story of a slave named Peter, who escapes from a Louisiana plantation after being heavily whipped and must survive the swamps…


With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we are immersing ourselves in matters of the heart, and we LOVE what we’ve found – so many great local restaurants to treat your Valentine to an evening filled with romance, cocktails, and delicious cuisine. The task of picking out the perfect restaurant can be a bit daunting though,…


  Mardi Gras is right around the corner. This season has received a reputation for wild parties and crowded streets, but you can have a family-friendly Mardi Gras. Here in Houma, we have 5 Tips for you to have your whole family “laissez-les bon temps rouler” or let the good times roll. Be Safe: If you…


For the best way to enjoy the butter and sugar you’ll give up during Lent, try the crowned jewel of Mardi Gras sweets – King Cake. Traditionally made with a sweet pastry dough, rolled with cinnamon and topped with royal icing and colored sugar, this dessert has evolved in many different ways. So, you’ve indulged…


Explore Houma is excited to announce our official sponsorship of local boxer, Jonathan Guidry, as he prepares to defend his title in the upcoming match on Saturday, January 21st, at 9:00 p.m. in Miami, Florida. Dulac native, Jonathan Guidry is a 33-year-old North American Boxing Association (NABA) Gold Heavyweight Champion and is preparing to defend…


The Louisiana Travel Association (LTA) celebrated the graduation of Tara Morvant, Communications and Public Relations Manager of Explore Houma from the Louisiana Tourism Leadership Academy (LTLA) at the association’s 2023 Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The 22 members of the LTLA class spent all of 2022 developing their leadership skills while learning from seasoned professionals…