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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
    4413 Highway 190 East Eunice, LA 70535
    The perfect stop for Louisiana music fans - choose from recordings, books, instruments and supplies for musicians young and old, from beginners to masters. Marc Savoy's beautiful, hand crafted...
    City: Eunice
    220 South C.C. Duson Eunice, LA 70535
    The museum is housed in the old train depot (restored in 1984) from which C.C. Duson sold the first land sites in 1894 for the town named after his wife, Eunice. The building is now listed on the...
    City: Eunice
    259 Tasso Loop Eunice, LA 70535
    L'Acadie Inn & RV Park offers 17 renovated rooms, 17 full hook-up RV sites on 14 acres of Cajun prairie, 2½ miles east of Eunice. Rooms offer a Cajun continental breakfast on weekend mornings,...
    City: Eunice
    202 South 2nd Street Eunice, LA 70535
    Located in an old drugstore and men's store circa 1900's, Café Mosaic offers all flavors of coffees, sandwiches, a variety of sweets and more all served daily. Free WiFi.
    City: Eunice
    123 South 2nd Street Eunice, LA 70535
    Ruby's offers wonderful Cajun and Creole dishes, steaks, seafood, po-boys, burgers and a children's menu. Boiled crawfish in season. Groups welcome in private space.
    City: Eunice
    1717 Veteran Memorial Highway Eunice, LA 70535
    Four cabins, 95 full hook-ups with 30, 50 amps, water, sewer, cable, free WiFi, 13 acre fishing pond, swimming pond and beach, water slide, playgrounds, movie theatre, pavilions, family restrooms,...
    City: Eunice
    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...
    City: Eunice
    200 South C.C. Duson Street Eunice, LA 70535
    City: Eunice
    221 West Walnut Avenue Eunice, LA 70535
    Located in historic downtown Eunice, Ruby's has been in business for more than 30 years. Open for breakfast, drop in for the homemade biscuits and jelly - a local favorite. For lunch, visit Ruby's...
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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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