Sharing the food, music, culture, and history at the heart of Cajun & Creole Country.

Top Sights in Oil Center

For a century, Louisiana has played a major role in the country’s oil and gas development, and Lafayette has served as a major spoke in the industry’s wheel. That’s why, in 1952, Lafayette businessman and philanthropist Maurice Heymann envisioned a section of town to house businesses associated with…

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Ultimate Outdoor Adventures for Kids

South Louisiana is a nature-lover’s paradise with its mild climate, hardwood swamps and wildlife galore. Acadiana is home to hundreds of species of birds and fish as well as the famed American Alligator. Lafayette is the perfect home base for a day of exploring with the family, whether you’re…

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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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Lafayette's Ancient Oaks

In South Louisiana, live oaks are history, heritage, and heirlooms all rolled into one. They offered shade and protection for the first settlers’ homes along Louisiana’s bayous and rivers. On the old land maps, they marked property lines. Duels were fought and honor won or lost under their arched…

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