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Last Honky Tonk Music Series Cajun Coast

Honky Tonk Hometown

The Last Honky Tonk Music Series brings national acts to small communities across the country, creating a camaraderie between artists and music lovers.

The series is a volunteer network comprised of artists, venue owners, radio programmers, sponsors, music industry professionals and music lovers now headquartered in Morgan City, LA thanks

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Sunsets on the Cajun Coast

Get Social with #CajunCoast: Featured Photo

Instagram poster @tltickets, whose real name is Tara Gauthreaux, has a feed full primarily of one gorgeous nature shot after another.

If she is a painter of sunrises, sunsets and gorgeous skyscapes, then Louisiana is her canvas.

This shot, captured in April, particularly captured our hearts because of its subject –

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Family-friendly activities on the Cajun Coast

Family-Friendly Activities on the #CajunCoast

Temperatures are soaring and the kids need something constructive to do now that they’re out of school. Grab a snoball, put your feet up and review these family-friendly activities on the Cajun Coast.

 Swimming/ Splash/ Spray Parks/ Beaches

—Morgan City Public Pool, 611 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Morgan City, LA

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Romantic hikes on the Cajun Coast

#SmallTownProblems, #BigDatingIssues

This week’s post is courtesy of KeenVision, author of the blog #ibedamned.

When you live in a small community, dating can be somewhat of a daunting bid; like buying shoes at the one shoe store in town and later wearing them in public only to find out that everyone else

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Barbecue on the Cajun Coast.

The Siren Song of Barbecue in the Summer

The smell of steaks sizzling on an open grill is a Siren song few can refuse.

It’s a summer staple built right into our DNA. Cooking with fire, which evolved into the modern barbecue, allowed early man to char his catch before digesting his protein.

Things have changed a bit since the

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Remembering Their Sacrifice at ALR Freedom Fest

For Americans, Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff of summer complete with barbecues, parties and parades.

The long weekends ensure those lucky enough to have the day off time to grill, travel and visit. But we tend to forget that Memorial Day is a time to remember American troops who didn’t

Read More »
Paddling on the Cajun Coast

5 Tips for Summer Travel in South Louisiana

Whether it’s a festival complete with live music and laissez faire fun or a lazy trip paddling through one of our bayou trails, there is always something to do and see on the Cajun Coast.

If you’re planning to visit in the summer, temperatures can soar and the humidity isn’t a

Read More »
Golf the Atchafalaya at Idlewild Cajun Coast

Golf The Atchafalaya at Idlewild

By Ed Selser

Discover the Cajun Coast’s premier golf experience overlooking the magnificent Atchafalaya Basin. Opened in 2006 and quickly regarded as the “must play” in Louisiana The Atchafalaya at Idlewild is an 18-hole public course surrounded only by nature. It was named a Golf Digest Top 10 Best Louisiana Course

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Fishing on the Cajun Coast

“Joie de Vivre,” Fishing the Cajun Coast

By John Flores

“Joie de Vivre,” Fishing the Cajun Coast Centrally located, uniquely created by nature, and deeply revered by the locals who live here, the waterways of St. Mary Parish’s Cajun Coast kiss the northern edge of the Gulf of Mexico. What’s more, perhaps nowhere else in America does such

Read More »
Paddling and boat tours on the Cajun Coast

Paddling on the Cajun Coast

By Donovan Garcia

CAUTION:  DUE TO HIGH WATER, SOME TRAILS AND BOAT LAUNCHES MAY BE CLOSED.  BOAT AND CANOE RAMPS MAY BE DAMAGED DUE TO HIGH WATER.  PLEASE USE CAUTION AND CALL AHEAD REGARDING ACCESSIBLITY OF TRAILS.

From sunrise in the Atchafalaya Basin – America’s largest wetland swamp – to sunset on

Read More »
Last Honky Tonk Music Series Cajun Coast

Honky Tonk Hometown

The Last Honky Tonk Music Series brings national acts to small communities across the country, creating a camaraderie between artists and music lovers.

The series is a volunteer network comprised of artists, venue owners, radio programmers, sponsors, music industry professionals and music lovers now headquartered in Morgan City, LA thanks

Read More »
Sunsets on the Cajun Coast

Get Social with #CajunCoast: Featured Photo

Instagram poster @tltickets, whose real name is Tara Gauthreaux, has a feed full primarily of one gorgeous nature shot after another.

If she is a painter of sunrises, sunsets and gorgeous skyscapes, then Louisiana is her canvas.

This shot, captured in April, particularly captured our hearts because of its subject –

Read More »
Family-friendly activities on the Cajun Coast

Family-Friendly Activities on the #CajunCoast

Temperatures are soaring and the kids need something constructive to do now that they’re out of school. Grab a snoball, put your feet up and review these family-friendly activities on the Cajun Coast.

 Swimming/ Splash/ Spray Parks/ Beaches

—Morgan City Public Pool, 611 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Morgan City, LA

Read More »
Romantic hikes on the Cajun Coast

#SmallTownProblems, #BigDatingIssues

This week’s post is courtesy of KeenVision, author of the blog #ibedamned.

When you live in a small community, dating can be somewhat of a daunting bid; like buying shoes at the one shoe store in town and later wearing them in public only to find out that everyone else

Read More »
Barbecue on the Cajun Coast.

The Siren Song of Barbecue in the Summer

The smell of steaks sizzling on an open grill is a Siren song few can refuse.

It’s a summer staple built right into our DNA. Cooking with fire, which evolved into the modern barbecue, allowed early man to char his catch before digesting his protein.

Things have changed a bit since the

Read More »

Remembering Their Sacrifice at ALR Freedom Fest

For Americans, Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff of summer complete with barbecues, parties and parades.

The long weekends ensure those lucky enough to have the day off time to grill, travel and visit. But we tend to forget that Memorial Day is a time to remember American troops who didn’t

Read More »
Paddling on the Cajun Coast

5 Tips for Summer Travel in South Louisiana

Whether it’s a festival complete with live music and laissez faire fun or a lazy trip paddling through one of our bayou trails, there is always something to do and see on the Cajun Coast.

If you’re planning to visit in the summer, temperatures can soar and the humidity isn’t a

Read More »
Golf the Atchafalaya at Idlewild Cajun Coast

Golf The Atchafalaya at Idlewild

By Ed Selser

Discover the Cajun Coast’s premier golf experience overlooking the magnificent Atchafalaya Basin. Opened in 2006 and quickly regarded as the “must play” in Louisiana The Atchafalaya at Idlewild is an 18-hole public course surrounded only by nature. It was named a Golf Digest Top 10 Best Louisiana Course

Read More »
Fishing on the Cajun Coast

“Joie de Vivre,” Fishing the Cajun Coast

By John Flores

“Joie de Vivre,” Fishing the Cajun Coast Centrally located, uniquely created by nature, and deeply revered by the locals who live here, the waterways of St. Mary Parish’s Cajun Coast kiss the northern edge of the Gulf of Mexico. What’s more, perhaps nowhere else in America does such

Read More »
Paddling and boat tours on the Cajun Coast

Paddling on the Cajun Coast

By Donovan Garcia

CAUTION:  DUE TO HIGH WATER, SOME TRAILS AND BOAT LAUNCHES MAY BE CLOSED.  BOAT AND CANOE RAMPS MAY BE DAMAGED DUE TO HIGH WATER.  PLEASE USE CAUTION AND CALL AHEAD REGARDING ACCESSIBLITY OF TRAILS.

From sunrise in the Atchafalaya Basin – America’s largest wetland swamp – to sunset on

Read More »

Find Birds & Beads on the Cajun Coast