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Laura Lee

Laura loves traveling around the country with her husband and two young boys, and especially looking for adventures at home in South Louisiana. A former travel magazine editor and tourism marketing director, Laura is currently a freelance writer, a columnist and mommy blogger. She loves playing tourist in her new hometown of Lafayette where she can’t get enough of the colorful Cajun culture. Her work can be found at www.lauraanderslee.com.

Downtown in a Day

Downtown Lafayette is the heart of the city and walking through its lively streets you’ll feel the pulse of Acadiana’s culture, history, and joie de vivre. Downtown Lafayette was once a town called Vermilionville, established on the fertile banks of the Vermilion River before the American…

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Hot Spots for Foodie Families

Lafayette is a foodie town, dishing out authentic cuisine with plenty of flavor and without pretension. Cajun cuisine was created by French Acadian immigrants in the 1700s who relied on shrimp, crawfish, sausage, rice and a “holy trinity” of green bell pepper, onion and celery. Today locals honor…

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Best Desserts in Lafayette

As Louisiana moves through its phased reopening of businesses, please check with restaurants, stores, and attractions for information on openings, capacity, and available amenities before making plans. Cajun Country is world-famous when it comes to food. While we’re known for savory specialties like…

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25 Reasons Why Lafayette is the Happiest City

Lafayette has been named the Happiest City in the US by the Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch. The people here have a pure joy of life. Visiting the heart of Acadiana, you'll feel the joie de vivre in the friendliness of the people, the warmth of the hospitality, the amazing comfort foods, and the…

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The Best Virtual Experiences in Lafayette

Just because we’re staying home doesn’t mean we can’t have fun. Plenty of local organizations are offering enriching programs you and your families can enjoy right from your computer or smartphone. Miss the food, music, and scenery of Cajun Country? There are plenty of exciting ways to bring the…

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