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    City: Washington
    123 Church Street Washington, LA 70589
    A 50s style cafe that offers home cooked meals, homemade desserts, coffee, and beverages.
    City: Washington
    104 North Main Street Washington, LA 70589
    French-American antique furniture including French armoires, marble tabletops, estate jewelry, Belgium chandeliers, lamps, assortment of stain leaded glass, exclusive crystal glassware and linens.
    City: Washington
    404 N. Main St. Washington, LA 70589
    With 80 percent of the town on the Historic Register, "Acadiana's Antique Capital" offers shops, gardens, B&Bs, unique dining and festivals.
    City: Washington
    143 Front St. Washington, LA 70589
    Enjoy five acres in a family friendly environment with more than 50 full hookups. Sites available year round except during the Catfish Festival.
    City: Washington
    404 North Main Street Washington, LA 70589
    Make this your first stop in Washington for information on historic sites, maps of the area, house tours, walking tours, antique shops and bed-and-breakfast listings. More than 80 percent of this...
    City: Washington
    415 North St. John Street Washington, LA 70589
    A restored Acadiana house, c. 1949, including a bedroom furnished in period antiques with adjoining bath. Guests have use of the living room and comfortable front porch. Breakfast included. A block...
    City: Washington
    522 Plant Road Washington, LA 70589
    Take I-49 North to Exit 27. Travel north on LA 10/LA 182 for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Plant Road. Go approximately 3.5 miles to the WMA. Thistlethwaite is a 17-square mile tract offering 11,000...
    City: Washington
    513 North Main Street Washington, LA 70589
    Nestled on scenic Bayou Courtableau, the cottages feature spacious living areas, bedrooms with French doors leading to patios, full baths, cypress furnishings, TV, min-fridge and microwave. Next to...
    City: Washington
    514 St. Landry Veterans Memorial Hwy. Washington, LA 70589
    Housed in a historic church are the works of seven very talented artists. View paintings including colorful, abstract Louisiana landscapes. Shop for beautiful wire wrap jewelry made with natural...

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The town of Washington, the third-oldest settlement in Louisiana, is a former French trading post that flourished thanks to the river the bayou that runs through it. The town was founded in 1720 on the banks of Bayou Courtableau, and eventually rose in prominence as a steamboat port that brought cattle, sugar and other farm goods from Cajun Country to markets in New Orleans. The last steamboat left Washington in 1900, leaving behind homes and warehouses that today form the heart of the town's historic district. In fact, 80 percent of the city is on the National Historic Registry.

See one of those historic buildings from the inside by dining at Steamboat Warehouse Restaurant, or choose from one of the city's bed and breakfast accommodations. Washington is also a destination for cyclists—check out the Washington-Breaux Bridge Trail or the Washington to Eunice to Sunset Trail for details for examples of how to see Cajun Country on two wheels.

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