Outdoor Adventure

Lafayette is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country and is known for its outdoor adventure. The area’s iconic swampland is dotted with moss-draped cypress trees teeming with wildlife, making it the perfect destination for bird watching, paddling, fishing, and numerous other outdoor activities. Start exploring the outdoors with Lafayette, LA’s one-of-a-kind outdoor experiences below. 

Inspiration Journal

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

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May Events Spotlight

Performance Series May 2 | ASO: The Red Violin | St. Mary’s Church This concert will double as the Season 39 finale and the premiere for ASO's first-ever international…

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…

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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