There’s no place like Houma.
Ours is an area rich in history and culture, with 17 locations in Terrebonne Parish included on the National Register of Historic Places. There are a lot of reasons to visit Houma, and plenty of fun things to do when you arrive.
Houma’s diverse heritage — and it flavorful dishes — can be traced back to its Cajun, Creole, Native American, and African roots. Its captivating natural beauty makes it a popular tourist destination and filming location, as Houma served as the backdrop for several major films.
The signature regional cuisine is highlighted at fine dining restaurants and casual cafes alike, many featuring succulent seafood caught a stone’s throw away.
Aside from food, let’s look at some of the more educational things to do that reflect the heritage of our area:
Regional Military Museum