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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: Church Point
    301 South Rogers St. Church Point, LA 70525
    1887  last Structure in south louisiana to use folk craft of mud wall call bousilage
    City: St. Martinville
    1554 Cypress Island Hwy. St. Martinville, LA 70582
    Catfish Heaven Aquafarm and RV Park offers camping including tent sites. We offer fishing along with bait fishing rods, swimming, volleyball, horseshoes, playground. We can accommodate large events...
    City: Eunice
    1145 East Laurel Avenue Eunice, LA 70535
    24 newly remodeled rooms, cable TV/HBO, microwave, fridge, and free local calls.
    City: Carenro
    118 Farmview Dr. Carenro, LA 70520
    Stay and Play multifunctional house
    City: Grand Coteau
    296 Martin Luther King Drive Grand Coteau, LA 70541
    Kitchen enthusiasts will find every gadget imaginable in this local store that has been around for 30+ years.  Shoppers can also peruse books, wine, gourmet foods, linens, greeting cards, pottery...
    City: Abbeville
    304 S. State St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    This c.1913 blacksmith shop was originally located at 210 S. Jefferson Street in downtown Abbeville and was one of the few blacksmith shops in operation in a downtown area until it closed its doors...
    City: Crowley
    401 Tower Road Crowley, LA 70527
    When you take the road less traveled, you make the most exciting discoveries. Visitors are attracted by three things: our food, our music and our culture are the building blocks found along the...
    City: Crowley
    323 N. Parkerson Ave. Crowley, LA 70526
    Renovated historic Art Deco-style theater built in 1939 features live local and national theatrical and musical events. Tours available by appointment, no fee

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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