Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, also known as America's Foreign Country, is a 150-mile region of rivers, swamps, prairies, marshes and coastline. Tour majestic plantation homes and learn the history that unfolded here. Enjoy wildlife watching, canoeing, biking and swamp tours. Indulge in mouth-watering Cajun cuisine and learn to dance to Cajun and Zydeco music. This area also offers a national park, national wildlife refuges, state parks, historic districts and sites and museums.