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 and center during “tails” season, when you’ll find tail meat in nearly any dish you can think of. Dig into…


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 firing up your backyard grill; however, we wanted to highlight a couple of local businesses who are serving up those…


  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! As a community, we are constantly striving to create an atmosphere where everyone feels welcomed. Join us with these…


It’s the worst-kept secret in southern Louisiana – summers are HOT! Now, we’re not talking Indiana Jones face-melting-scene hot, but for those unaccustomed to the sweat-inducing combination of heat and humidity, our summers can be stunning. The good news – we’re here to help! All you need to remember is this one simple mantra and…


National Shrimp Day pays homage to the delectable crustacean that we often enjoy in our favorite boils, creamy pastas or stuffed in a po’boy. However, in Louisiana’s Bayou Country, shrimp is more than a delicacy – it is a way of life. Take David and Kim Chauvin of Dulac, Louisiana. From a young age, David…


  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…


Tis the season, y’all! Holiday season is quickly approaching. Explore Houma will be a public donation location for toys, now until December 7th. The mission behind this toy drive is to provide local families with the ability to create meaningful Christmas memories with their loved ones. Louisiana’s Bayou Country will always be an area that…


The Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (HACVB) unveiled a new identity and logo that elevates the company’s brand as it promotes Terrebonne Parish tourism on a global scale with the new name, Explore Houma. While the brand structure will remain the same, the decision to convert the name and logo was made to reflect more…


Chef KJ Townsend, owner and chef at Quizine Quarters in Houma is one of 14 top Louisiana chefs heading to Charlotte to feature the state’s unique flavors in several of the area’s top restaurants. Explore Houma, the Louisiana Travel Association, the Louisiana Office of Tourism and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board have partnered to present…