Bayou Region residents have easy access to metropolitan areas and natural settings. High-end retail, famous musicians, art and culture, sunny beaches, respected restaurants and world-class fishing are all close by.
Sporting events are a popular pastime for Bayou Region residents. Nearby Baton Rouge routinely attracts more than 150,000 fans for fall football games and tailgating at Louisiana State University’s Tiger Stadium. New Orleans is home to both NFL football and NBA basketball teams. Both cities appeal to food enthusiasts for their classic Cajun and Creole cuisine and numerous farm-to-table eateries. Baton Rouge and New Orleans also have high-end shopping and family-friendly attractions.
Music lovers enjoy numerous, live performances throughout the region. Bayou Country Superfest in Baton Rouge is a three-day concert series including some of the top names in country music. New Orleans is known worldwide for the annual, two-weekend Jazz & Heritage Festival, where renowned musicians play on multiple stages.
Resort communities of the Gulf Coast are within a few hours of the Bayou Region and are popular getaways for residents. Scenic Highway in Florida features beachfront accommodations, pedestrian-friendly main streets and fancy shops. Bayou Region residents also have access to the Louisiana’s numerous fishing opportunities, as well as boating excursions, just off the coast.