Out of the Ordinary

If you are looking for something new to try or unique to Lafayette, LA we have some options you will enjoy.

Outdoor Adventures


Bayou Teche Experience
Bayou Vermilion District

Crawfish Farm Tours

Kelly’s Landing
Acadian Museum

Swamp Tours

Atchafalaya Experience
Airboat Specialists
Cajun Country Swamp Tours
McGee’s Landing 
Pastor Brothers Cajun Excursions


Avery Island
Lake Martin
Bayou Vermilion

Foodies’ Paradise

Boudin & Cracklins
Cajun Food Tours
Konriko Rice Mill
Gotreaux Organic Farm Tours

Hands-On Experiences

Mardi Gras Mask Making with Acadiana Bayous & Byways
Wortman Pottery
Bayou Vermilion Distirct’s Watershed Exhibit at Vermilionville

The Music

Martin Accordions
Mouton Accordions
Savoy Music Center
Dancing on the Levee in Henderson
Café Des Amis
Blue Moon Saloon 

French Tables

Ascension Parish Library – Every other Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
Pamplona – Every Tuesday at 12 p.m.
Dwyer’s – Every Wednesday at 7 a.m.
Blue Moon Saloon – Last Wednesday of the month at 5 p.m.
Johnston Street Java – Every Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Carpe Diem Gelato 


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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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