Family Friendly Trip Ideas

Whether you’re coming for the day or planning an extended vacation or staycation with the family, the Happiest City in America has plenty of family friendly things to do. From foodie families, history and cultural buffs, and geocachers to the more adventurous outdoor families, Lafayette has the perfect experience waiting for you. Below you will find resources and stories from our blog to help plan your trip to the Heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country. So what are you waiting for? Allons!

Family Friendly Events

Whether you’re coming for the day or planning an extended vacation or staycation with the family, the Happiest City in America has plenty of family friendly things to do.

Inspiration Journal

Lafayette's blog showcasing the food, music, culture and history at the heart of Cajun & Creole Country.

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Vermilion Voyage

"The Vermilion, by its union with the gulph, forms the natural communication of its inhabitants with the sea. The time is not far remote when many thousands of people will…

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…

Getting to Lafayette

The city of Lafayette, LA is located in the center of Lafayette Parish at the intersection of I-10 and I-49 between New Orleans and Houston and only 35 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico.

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