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When most people think of Cajuns, they think of pirogues on the bayou. But Eunice – named for the town founder’s beloved wife – is the “prairie” Cajun capital of Louisiana. The week here starts on Saturday mornings, with hot boudin sausage, coffee and the open Cajun jam session at Savoy’s Music Center. This 40-year-old tradition, where old hands play alongside up-and-comers, was started by a local accordion-maker and is still going strong. On Saturday evenings, the historic Liberty Theater broadcasts a live Cajun radio show. It makes sense that Eunice would also house the Cajun Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Here, greats like “Doc” Guidry and “Happy Fats” LeBlanc are commemorated, and the story of Cajun music is told. For the rest of the story, visit the Prairie Cajun Cultural Center, which is one of the few places you’ll find National Park Service rangers alongside Cajun chefs dishing up jambalaya.

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    City: Eunice
    5552 Highway 190 East Eunice, LA 70535
    Shaded campground along Bayou Doza, open year round on 40 acres with 135 full hookups, seven cabins, five pavilions and complimentary WiFi. Swimming, fishing, game room, hiking, mini golf and...
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    East Laurel Avenue Eunice, LA 70535
    Rocky's offers fresh seafood, po-boys, steaks, gourmet burgers, stuffed potatoes, salads, and more  
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    248 Rodeo Drive Eunice, LA 70535
    Noonie Bell continues the skill of her husband, noted Louisiana craftsman, Joe Soileau. She sells chairs covered with cowhide and also rugs of all shapes and sizes.
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    501 West Laurel Avenue Eunice, LA 70535
    Home-cooked plate lunches served Wednesday through Friday. Great southwest Louisiana barbecue Friday through Sunday. Be sure to call in early if ribs are on your list. Take-out orders only.
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    240 South C.C. Duson Street Eunice, LA 70535
    Operated by the Cajun French Music Assoc., this venue helps to preserve and showcase the history of this region's unique form of music. Learn about the "Greats of Cajun Music" and, maybe, meet one...
    City: Eunice
    1251 East Laurel Avenue Eunice, LA 70535
    37 rooms and 2 suites with inside access. Cable TV/HBO, WiFi, fridge and microwave in each room. Free continental breakfast daily. Washer/dryer services are available. Enjoy the new gazebo with BBQ...
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    121 Seale Lane Eunice, LA 70535
    Seven beautifully furnished guest rooms located in the restored Main House, c. 1910 and Grand-pere's, c. 1920. The Chapelle Country Store is open for bed and breakfast guests, special events, by...
    City: Eunice
    1145 East Laurel Avenue Eunice, LA 70535
    24 newly remodeled rooms, cable TV/HBO, microwave, fridge, and free local calls.
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    1698 Highway 190 West Eunice, LA 70535
    68 rooms with queen or king size beds. Executive suites with jacuzzis available. Complimentary hot breakfast buffet, internet, cable TV and in-room coffee maker. Free motor coach parking. Meeting...
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When most people think of Cajuns, they think of pirogues on the bayou. But Eunice – named for the town founder’s beloved wife – is the “prairie” Cajun capital of Louisiana. The week here starts on Saturday mornings, with hot boudin sausage, coffee and the open Cajun jam session at Savoy’s Music Center. This 40-year-old tradition, where old hands play alongside up-and-comers, was started by a local accordion-maker and is still going strong. On Saturday evenings, the historic Liberty Theater broadcasts a live Cajun radio show. It makes sense that Eunice would also house the Cajun Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Here, greats like “Doc” Guidry and “Happy Fats” LeBlanc are commemorated, and the story of Cajun music is told. For the rest of the story, visit the Prairie Cajun Cultural Center, which is one of the few places you’ll find National Park Service rangers alongside Cajun chefs dishing up jambalaya.

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