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
    108 Patin St. Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
    Josephine's House is a Guest Cottage on a quiet street two blocks from downtown Breaux Bridge and 6 miles from Lafayette.  Walk to the Crawfish Festival.  Newly renvated 100 year old house with 2...
    City: Abbeville
    730 Veterans Memorial Dr. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Beautiful new property located in the heart of Abbeville. Free deluxe continental breakfast, free local calls, In-room coffee makers, refrigerators, and microwaves. High speed internet acess and...
    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: Opelousas
    1633 West Vine Street Opelousas, LA 70570
    Established in 1941, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Burgers, po-boys, fried seafood and chicken. Plate lunches served Monday through Friday. Party trays available as well. Ask for the menu.
    City: Abbeville
    Pine Island Lodge Abbeville, LA 70510
    Doves, Etc. offers dove, teal, duck and goose hunting for individuals or groups on Pine Island, located just 20 minutes south of Abbeville and 45 minutes from Lafayette. The fully equipped Lodge...
    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: Rayne
    107 Oak St. Rayne, LA 70578
    Frog capital of the world! 30+ frog murals, visitor info, live frog pond, great food, antiques, unique 10-cent store, N/S graveyard & annual Frog Fest. ...a treasure of rural Americana spiced with...
    City: Abbeville
    701 W. Port St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Serving local seafood products in a casual, family-style dining setting with a friendly staff and clean atmosphere.
    City: Crowley
    9571 Egan Hwy 100 Crowley, LA 70526
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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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