Lafayette Area

In this area known as Acadiana, indulge in the excellent cuisine and entertainment at restaurants and music clubs. Hit the shops in Jefferson Street Market. In St. Martinville, the heart of Cajun Country, visit St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, founded by the Acadians who arrived in 1765. Check out the history of the Catholic Church at the Academy of the Sacred Heart school for girls in Grand Coteau. The Louisiana Orphan Train Museum in Opelousas commemorates the arrival of the Orphan Train riders starting in the 1870s.

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    City: Lafayette
    116 Alley 3 Lafayette, LA 70508
    Cajun Grocer carries over 1,000 Authentic Cajun and Creole Food Products including Fresh Cajun Boudin, delicious Mardi Gras King Cakes, select Crawfish, and of course our world famous award winning...
    City: Duson
    1769 Potters Rd. Duson, LA 70529
    Visit a pottery studio on a working rice farm. The studio of nationally known potters David & Emily Wortman, where each piece of handcrafted functional pottery is designed to enrich daily life....
    City: Opelousas
    4932 I-49 North Service Road Opelousas, LA 70570
    Boudin, smoked boudin, boudin balls, carcklins, smoked sausage, smoked tasso, seasoning and many more cajun products. Hebert's ship anywhere and everywhere.
    City: Abbeville
    19501 Pleasant Road Abbeville, LA 70510
    Located on the Vermilion River, Palmetto Island State Park offers a real south Louisiana outdoors experience. A boat launch provides access to the river for fishing and boating. Overnight guests...
    City: Lafayette
    210 Gordon St. Lafayette, LA 70501
    Chances are Francis Pavy is one of your artists favorite artists. Pavy's art has been collected by artists such as: Paul Simon, Ron Howard, Bob Dylan, Edie Brickell, Glen Frey and others. Come view...
    City: Kaplan
    701 N. Cushing Ave. Kaplan, LA 70548
    The Kaplan Area Chamber of Commerce hosts the Louisiana Cajun Food Fest held downtown Kaplan  featuring food, fun and music. The Chamber is very much a part of the Kaplan area that...
    City: Breaux Bridge
    1138-A Lawless Tauzin Dr. Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
    Charming cottages on a private lake just eight minutes off of I-10. Full breakfast delivered to your cottage door. Romantic secluded setting. A wonderful getaway to just swing on your front porch...
    City: Sunset
    789 Napoleon Avenue Sunset, LA 70584
    Search through furniture, kitchen stuff, clothing, music, toys, home decoration, jewelry, collectibles, art, and so much more.
    City: Lafayette
    200 Terminal Drive Lafayette, LA 70508
    Please call for hours of operation.
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In this area known as Acadiana, indulge in the excellent cuisine and entertainment at restaurants and music clubs. Hit the shops in Jefferson Street Market. In St. Martinville, the heart of Cajun Country, visit St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, founded by the Acadians who arrived in 1765. Check out the history of the Catholic Church at the Academy of the Sacred Heart school for girls in Grand Coteau. The Louisiana Orphan Train Museum in Opelousas commemorates the arrival of the Orphan Train riders starting in the 1870s.

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