Trip Ideas

Welcome to Lafayette, LA, the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country where there are many ways to laissez les bons temps rouler or as we say it let the good times roll. Whatever your passion, be it music, cuisine, festivals, history, culture, shopping, architecture, arts, outdoors, wildlife or a little bit of everything, we’ve got something for you to discover. So kick back, relax and let us help plan your escape to the Happiest City in America.

Inspiration Journal

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

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Thrift Stores in Lafayette

Thrift stores are making a comeback. Whether you're looking for that ultra-rare rock tee or just an affordable pair of shoes, Lafayette has everything from resale designer…

Pamplona

Pamplona is a classic. It has been since it opened in December of 2007. Combining rustic decor, a beautiful downtown setting, delicious and interesting food, and a stellar wine and…

Lafayette's Historic Restaurants

In the late 1700s, South Louisiana was a melting pot of cultures where families, friends, travelers, and neighbors gathered around the table at mealtime. Today, Cajun culture still…

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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