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.

Lafayette Area Tourism Resources

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    City: Opelousas
    2235 Creswell Lane Extension Opelousas, LA 70570
    Located in Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino, this upscale dining and comfort food bring legendary Southern hospitality to the table at Blackberry's. The menu ranges from Pork Ribs to...
    City: Washington
    123 Church Street Washington, LA 70589
    40,000 square feet of antiques and collectibles, vintage clothing, jewelry and primitives. 50s-style cafe offers home-cooked meals. Semi-annual Antique Fair and Yard Sale on the second weekends of...
    City: St. Martinville
    125 S. New Market St. St. Martinville, LA 70582
    Settled in 1765.  Tour the Evangeline Oak Park: Cultural Heritage Center - African American, Acadian Memorial Museums, Tourism Center, Duchamp Opera House & St. Martin De Tours Church...
    City: Maurice
    6165 Picard Lane Maurice, LA 70555
    See and hear how the famous Russian jeweler, Faberge, created his fabulous pieces of art. See and hear about original art produced on the banks of Bayou Vermilion, and used in Hollywood movies. See...
    City: Lafayette
    413 Coolidge St. Lafayette, LA 70501
    TRAIL is a non-profit organization dedicated to building and maintaining parks, paths and trails for hiking, walking, running, kayaking, biking and canoeing. Recreational infrastructure development...
    City: Lafayette
    323 Jefferson St. Lafayette, LA 70501
    Family run business since 1965. Locals favorite place to dine. Voted and Nominated best lunch in Acadiana since 1984, voted best gumbo by Southern Living. Outdoor dining available.
    City: Eunice
    Calcasieu Point, Lake Charles Eunice, LA 70535
    Guide service on Calcasieu Lake and Sabine Lake (trout, red fish, flounder). U.S. Coast Guard licensed and insured. 
    City: Eunice
    541 West Laurel Avenue Eunice, LA 70535
    Features breakfast, lunch and dinner served Cajun style. All home cooked food (nothing frozen) with free in town delivery and catering services available.
    City: Opelousas
    637 Creswell Lane Opelousas, LA 70570
    More than 65 dealers and 30,000 square feet of antiques, vintage clothing and primitive items in stock. Enjoy a rest area and snack bar with homemade candies and drinks, while listening to 60s, 70s...
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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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