Swamps & Bayous

Lafayette, LA’s waterways provide a gateway to outdoor adventure like no other. Explore the region's swamps and bayous for an unforgettable wilderness experience that offers the perfect opportunity for paddling, fishing, photography, birding, and other wildlife sightings. Spend some time discovering the beauty of Lafayette, LA’s bottomland hardwood forests, at some of the swamps and bayous below.

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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 Lafayette-based author, guitarist, and songwriter Dege Legg will be honored at the Acadiana Center for the Arts this Sunday. Last Man Out of Babylon: A Dege Legg Tribute…

Blu Basil

Dang Nguyen has one of those origin stories that makes you want to try his food. He's a Vietnamese American who owns and operates two Lafayette restaurants: Saigon Noodles on…

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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