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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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Vermilion Voyage

"The Vermilion, by its union with the gulph, forms the natural communication of its inhabitants with the sea. The time is not far remote when many thousands of people will…

Top Sights in Oil Center

For a century, Louisiana has played a major role in the country’s oil and gas development, and Lafayette has served as a major spoke in the industry’s wheel…

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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