Explore your wild side in Houma, Louisiana. Just an hour south of New Orleans in Terrebonne Parish, you’ll find authentic cajun cuisine, swamp tours, gator farms and 300 years of unique traditions. Louisiana’s Bayou Country is the perfect place for your group to “pass a good time” and experience true southern hospitality.
Jambalaya and Crawfish Pie
Surrounded by beautiful bayous and ancient moss-draped cypress trees you’ll find an ideal environment for your next meeting, convention or special event. We have plenty of unique and authentic restaurants that can accommodate groups of every size. Or follow the Bayou Country Crawfish Trail and discover why crawfish is king in this part of the world. With over 30 Trail stops serving up crawfish dishes from po-boys and gumbos to boiled and live crawfish..it’s crawfish for miles, all year long.
Enjoy crawfish dishes at one of over 30 stops on the Bayou Country Crawfish Trail.
Explore Your Wild Side
And you haven’t seen wildlife until you’ve been to the bayou! Bring your group and climb aboard one of our many swamp tours to get up close and personal with alligators, snakes and some of the most beautiful birds you’ve ever seen. A trip to an alligator farm is fun for any group and if you’re brave enough, you can snap a memorable selfie of you holding a baby gator. And people travel to bayou country from around the world to experience our fishing and bird watching—let us arrange a group tour for you.
Get up close and personal with alligators, snakes and some of the most beautiful birds you’ve ever seen.
Experience Cajun Culture
Learn about the history of the people of Terrebonne Parish, named by French settlers as “good earth.” Follow our 300 years of history in the 2,500 square miles of moss-draped wetlands with tales of pirate kings, werewolves, swamp monsters, voodoo priestesses and proud Native Americans and you will begin to see the rich tapestry that brings visitors to Houma, Louisiana. Dance to cajun music at one of our many festivals or learn about the mysterious Rougarou, the werewolf who lives in the swamp!
Let The Good Times Roll
And did we mention Mardi Gras? It’s not just one day, it’s a whole season of celebrations. Mardi Gras in Houma, Louisiana is a true Cajun celebration. With over a dozen parades full of colorfully themed floats, scores of marching bands and tons of great throws, Houma has one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations in Louisiana. You’ll find that a Houma Mardi Gras is full of Cajun hospitality along with safe, economical, family-friendly events. So, plan to catch some throws, stuff yourself full of King Cake, and above all else, let the good times roll!
A Houma Mardi Gras is full of Cajun hospitality.
We’re ready to help you customize your adventure in Bayou Country. Let our staff do all the planning and preparation while you enjoy our hospitality. Visit explorehouma.com to begin your visit to Houma, Louisiana.