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 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

Our Mardi Gras season, which stretches from the Twelfth Night of Christmas or Jan. 6 to Mardi Gras day, the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday and the advent of Lent, is filled with…

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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