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: Crowley
    119 East First Street Crowley, LA 70526
    One of Crowley's oldest wooden structures...a turn of the century barber shop turned into a cottage. Located in Crowley's downtown historical business district. A clean, comfortable and very uniqu...
    City: Carencro
    3607 NW Evangeline Trwy Carencro, LA 70520
    Enjoy ice skating at La.'s only ice rink open all year! Birthday & private parties, groups welcome-reservation reqd. for discount. Reasonably priced concession stand & gameroom. Clean family fun,...
    City: Breaux Bridge
    1015 John D. Hebert Road Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
    • Experience the peak of 19th century life in 21st century comfort within easy walking distance to the bird rookery at picturesque Lake Martin, a world class destination of birders and...
    City: Breaux Bridge
    100 West Mills Ave., Hwy. 94 Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
    Bayou Cabins are Breaux Bridge's 1st Bed and Breackfast located on Bayou Teche and featured in the National Geographic Traveler as Top 5 places to stay in the U.S. with 14 authenic cabins dating as...
    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: Lafayette
    2208 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Lafayette, LA 70508
    Enjoy two great cuisines under one roof: Spanish-fusion tapas and delicious Indian cuisine. Vegetarian & vegan friendly. Gift cards, catering, private parties, happy hour, and take-out offered....
    City: Lafayette
    127 Vincent Rd. Lafayette, LA 70508
    Lea & Ray speak French. They serve a large breakfast with homemade preserves. They invite their guests to sit in the swing under two large oak trees and help themselves to the fruits on the 12...
    City: Erath
    203 Broadway Erath, LA 70533
    Features Acadian history from 1603-1755. Exhibits on Erath's history & the transformation of the Acadians.
    City: Lafayette
    3480 N.E. Evangeline Thrwy. Lafayette, LA 70507
    The staff serves up, not only the fine hospitality expected in the south, but also serves up the succulent seafood dishes which have made Prejean's so famous. Juicy steaks, wild game dishes and...
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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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