Residents living in Louisiana enjoy a subtropical climate characterized by hot, humid summers and mild winters. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana provides a variety of outdoor recreation options from beaches and swamps to golf courses, hiking trails and bike paths.

  • New Orleans, Lafayette, Lake Charles, LaPlace Kenner and Shreveport are among top destinations
  • All types of sports to choose from NBA to NFL teams
  • Louisiana has a wide-range of top-rated universities and colleges spread across the state
  • Louisiana has rich musical heritage blending jazz, blues, Cajun, Zydeco and rock ‘n’ roll