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,…


  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…


  Ah, let me tell y’all about springtime in Houma, sha, when the entire region wakes up from a winter slumber, eager to embrace the warmth and joie de vivre that the Spring season brings. It’s like the good Lord himself dresses the bayou in its Sunday best, with flowers bloomin’, and hummin’ with the…


  It’s no secret that in Houma, we enjoy our festivals and parades. No holiday goes uncelebrated here, including St. Patrick’s Day. Houma’s St. Patty’s Day festivities honor the long-standing history of Irish Americans in Terrebonne Parish and celebrate their many contributions with a Cajun twist. Experience emerald-clad revelers gather along Main Street for a…


Mark your calendars for Twin Fest Louisiana – a first-in-state festival honoring twins, multiples and those who love them! The FREE festival will occur on Saturday, April 6th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Downtown Houma. Cherry and Sherry Wilmore, also known as ‘Everybody’s Favorite Twins” are passionate philanthropists and community activists in the…