Searching for something in Louisiana for you and the kids to enjoy this summer? Check out this list of entertainment and attractions found throughout the state! 

Lion in zoo1. Global Wildlife – This is an unbelievable experience in Robert, LA, especially if you have children. The largest totally free-roaming wildlife preserve of its kind in the country and home to over 4,000 exotic, endangered, and threatenedanimals from all over the world.

2. Blue Bayou Water Park/Dixie Landin' Amusement Park or Liberty Lagoon – Blue Bayou and Dixie Landin' are located off of Highland Rd just off I-10. http://www.bluebayou.com/ Liberty Lagoon is located near Independence Park at Florida Blvd and Lobdell in Baton Rouge.

3. USS Kidd Tour – Great experience for all. Walk through the ship self paced. It even has a recommended walking route to take so that you cover the entire ship.

4. World War II Reenactment on July 4th – You will not want to miss this! The USS Kidd battles enemy fighter planes on the river. Very loud but an awesome display to see. Kid friendly and a good time.

5. Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center - Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center is a 103-acre facility dedicated to conservation, education, recreation, and tourism. http://www.brec.org/index.cfm/park/detail/19

6. Baton Rouge Zoo - Located in Baker, this is a great place to take the family. Awesome tiger exhibit and a train to ride around the park.

7. Any of the Plantation Homes - There's Magnolia Mound, Nottoway and Houmas House. Very relaxing places with beautiful scenery.

8. Perkins Rowe - Awesome setting with a ton of things to do. Barnes and Noble, restaurants, shopping, and a movie theater all near to each other.

9. Bass Pro Shop - Shooting gallery for the kids, good food, and great place to visit. Located off of I-12 in Denham Springs.

10. Bowling at Premier Lanes in Gonzales– Great place to visit for the day. Bowling, arcade, and much more!