Visitor Center

The Lafayette Visitor Center, located at 1400 NW Evangeline Thwy., is the perfect stop on your way into town to discover what there is to see and do while you’re visiting the Happiest City in America. Stretch your legs and walk the boardwalk overlooking a bayou with local flora and fauna or explore the public art around the grounds for some fresh air. Inside the Visitor Center, our travel counselors are waiting to help with any questions or tips you may need for your trip to Lafayette, LA.

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

Legendary Texas singer Dale Watson returns to Lafayette this weekend. The honky tonk hero will share the bill with fellow classic country devotees, The Bucks. Catch both groups at…

Mardi Gras Royalty

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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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