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Welcome to Lafayette, Louisiana, known as the Happiest City in America, where joie de vivre knows no bounds. Each visit is a choose-your-own-adventure of unique experiences from the enchanting allure of cypress and tupelo swamps, the rhythmic accordion melodies, or the irresistible savor of Cajun and Creole culinary delights. No matter the season, Lafayette promises every visit a unique experience for the spirit and soul in the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country.

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Inspiration Journal

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

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Lafayette Weekly

Christian pop crossover star Lauren Daigle will play her hometown this Wednesday with support from two local legends. Marc Broussard and Keith Frank will join the soulful…

June Events Spotlight

If you're looking to spend some time in the Hub City and want to know what events are happening in June, you're in the right place. We'll give you a monthly rundown…

Best Desserts in Lafayette

Cajun Country is world-famous when it comes to food. While we are known for savory specialties like boudin, crawfish, and jambalaya, Cajuns also have a serious sweet tooth. No…

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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