Lafayette Trails

With all there is to see and do in Lafayette Parish it's no wonder we have a driving trail for every interest. Whether your passion is one of food and drinks, music and dancing, historical places, or ancient oaks, there's a trail for you. Create your own trail by picking stops throughout the Hub City and beyond from each to have a truly unique experience you can't get anywhere else!

Ancient Oaks

In South Louisiana, live oaks are history, heritage, and heirlooms all rolled in to one.

Dancehalls of Cajun Country

Throughout South Louisiana on Friday and Saturday night, buildings that are dormant all week come roaring to life. Flashing arrow signs advertise the evening’s entertainment and empty gravel or grass…

Public Art

Thank goodness for public art. It revitalizes, beautifies and shares the unique stories and heritage of communities. And they withstand the test of time or at least a few decades. The Hub City has…

Azalea Trail

A sure sign that spring has arrived in Lafayette, LA is the abundance of azaleas in a spectrum of reds, pinks, whites, purples and salmons. The Lafayette, LA Azalea Trail begins at our Visitor Center…

Inspiration Journal

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

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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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