There’s perhaps no better way to take in all Cajun & Creole Country has to offer than on two wheels. Back roads abound in the Happiest City in America, leaving countless options for adventure. Whether you are traveling solo or with a group, we’ve listed some of our best motorcycle rides offering multiple routes to choose from. These self-guided rides are designed to give you a thrilling Cajun & Creole experience complete with culture, swamps, plantation homes, and endless scenic beauty. Whether you twist the throttle through swamps, down tree-lined roads, or next to a crawfish pond, you’re sure to see things that will leave lasting memories.
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. The eight parishes that comprise the area are Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion. Acadiana is made up of 22 South Louisiana parishes that extend from south of Alexandria in the center of the state, to Lake Charles on the west, south of New Orleans on the east, and to the Gulf of Mexico in the south.
Lafayette, LA is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known as the ‘Happiest City in America’ and it’s no mystery. Whether your passion is for our rich cultural history, the bustling culinary scene or distinctive blend of Cajun and Zydeco music, you can be sure you will leave beaming from ear to ear. Plan your escape to the Happiest City in America.