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: Breaux Bridge
    1055 North Barn Rd. Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
    338 RV sites, 12 premium covered rv sites, 25 cabins, 3 pools, two commerical slides, swim up tiki bar, 2 concession stands, horseshoes, water volleyball, adults only jacuzzi, golf cart rental, two...
    City: Lafayette
    2207 N.W. Evangeline Thrwy. Lafayette, LA 70501
    The hotel is located near the intersection of I-10 and I-49, close to historic downtown Lafayette and just three miles from Lafayette Regional Airport. At the BEST WESTERN Lafayette Inn start ...
    City: Abbeville
    109 S. State St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Located in downtown Abbeville, the Courtyard Cafe serves poboys, deli sandwiches, soups, desserts and specialty coffees.
    City: Port Barre
    17425 Highway 190 Port Barre, LA 70577
    31 rooms with cable TV, some with microwave/fridge. Daily and weekly economical rates available.
    City: Duson
    3001 Daulaut Dr. Duson, LA 70529
    New, located in the 'Heart of Cajun Country.' Free cont. brkfst., microwave/fridge in all rooms. Outdoor pool & Jacuzzi suites. Near casinos. I-10 at Exit 92.
    City: Lafayette
    2266 S. College Rd. Lafayette, LA 70508
    Hard to find but worth the effort!!!  A cozy "Mom & Pop" Cajun restaurant where Mom (Wendy Babin) does the stove top cooking and Pop-Jim Babin is likely to greet you when you come in. ...
    City: Gueydan
    405 Main St. Gueydan, LA 70548
    Duck Capital of America Museum, Christmas in the Park, Mardi Gras Ball, Halloween, Home of the Duck Festival, water foul hunting, birding
    City: Grand Coteau
    284 Martin Luther King Drive Grand Coteau, LA 70541
    A unique and homey café. Food is prepared fresh daily, including soups, salads and sandwiches, homemade desserts and daily specials.
    City: Abbeville
    1307 S. Henry Abbeville, LA 70510
    A live music venue hosting performances every other month in the Spring and Fall. Concerts are performed in a converted livestock sale barn which provides a listening, smoke-free atmosphere without...
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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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