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    City: Lafayette
    no physical address Lafayette, LA 70508
    Hop aboard our cozy customized 14-passenger tour bus for a fun, informative and delicious "bites and sites" tour in Cajun Country.  Five food-tasting stops during a 3 1/2 hour tour are included in...
    City: Opelousas
    1618 North Main Street Opelousas, LA 70570
    Established in 1937, Soileau's offers fresh seafood, char-broiled angus beef, Cajun specialties. Family and candlelight dining, private banquet room and take-out available. Family owned and operated.
    City: Lafayette
    126 Alcide Dominique Rd. Lafayette, LA 70506
    Located on I-10 in the heart of Cajun land. We are just minutes away from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the Cajundome. Amenities include free wireless internet, free hot breakfast...
    City: Crowley
    568 North Avenue I Crowley, LA 70526
    A charming 1930's cottage in Crowley's beautiful historic district. Fully furnished, clean and comfortable.
    City: Crowley
    1109 Robert's Cove Rd. Crowley, LA 70526
    Take a nostalgic walk through the past as you view the farming tools of our father and grandfathers. The equipment of yesterday was simple and quite often, handmade. Agricultural Museum & Aqua...
    City: Carencro
    313 N. Church St. Carencro, LA 70520
    Offers audio/video production, weddings, events, touring entertainer discounts, writing conferences, art shows and more.
    City: Lafayette
    3903 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Lafayette, LA 70503
    Brand new. Free hi-speed wireless internet. 84 rms./ 19 suites, outdoor pool, fitness & bus. cntr. Free cont. brkst. 1 mile from mall. Walking distance to rest.
    City: Breaux Bridge
    1342 Rookery Rd. Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
    Louisiana upland game, quail, chukar and pheasant hunting in Breaux Bridge Louisiana. **Yearly Oct.1-April 30Contains : RestaurantsRed Dog Saloon Chuck Wagon
    City: Lafayette
    116 Alley 3 Lafayette, LA 70508
    Cajun Grocer carries over 1,000 Authentic Cajun and Creole Food Products including Fresh Cajun Boudin, delicious Mardi Gras King Cakes, select Crawfish, and of course our world famous award winning...

The area of Lafayette, Louisiana is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun and Creole Country, an area known as the ‘Happiest City in America’. The rich cultural history, the tasty culinary scene and the distinctive Cajun and Zydeco music are all part of the cultural legacy created by the diverse people who settled here — Acadian, Creole, French, African, Spanish, Italian and Native Americans. It’s an area where the Cajun dialect is still spoken.

Visit Eunice and Opelousas for the Zydeco music, and Breaux Bridge for the crawfish. Head to St. Martinville (one of Louisiana's oldest towns and historically significant to the Acadian legacy) to see the beautiful architecture and buildings, many of which are listed on the historic register. Visit museums, antique markets, plantations, and historic churches. You must try the region’s famous boudin (sausage), dance to live music and visit one of the many festivals happening year-round such as Festival International de Louisiane, the Sweet Dough Pie Festival or Courir de Mardi Gras

Once you’ve had your fill of crawfish, sweet dough pies, cracklins, étouffée, catfish, head into the boundless wonders of the Atchafalaya Basin, the largest river swamp, containing almost one million acres of swamps, bayous, and backwater lakes. Learn more about the Lafayette area's restaurants and food.  Start planning your trip!

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