Louisiana is the land of Fat Tuesday, majestic plantations, top-rank casinos, jazz, jambalaya, and parties that last through dawn. Experience the sheer carnival chaos of Mardi Gras! Widespread music clubs and festivals provide the melody as you ride canal streetcars up and down the city of New Orleans. Visit Alan Parish, "Gateway to Cajun Country," where you’ll taste the French culture of Louisiana. Explore museums and flea markets or enjoy delectable gumbo and crawfish pie at eateries along the bayou. From the costumed parades and Cajun dances to the dynamic rivers and beaches, Louisiana will leave an everlasting impression on your festive spirit within.