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. Approximately 20 miles of Lafayette, LA city streets are lined with azaleas that adorn beautiful homes and historical sites. Some of the bushes are gigantic and over 50-years-old!
There are plenty of ways to catch these beautiful blooms, but if you're looking to really take in the sights, two wheels is the way to go. Below you will find five routes to choose from that explore Downtown, the Oil Center, and some of Lafayette's historic neighborhoods. Pick the best route for your adventure or do the whole thing in one or more days to see all the sights.
See below for maps of the routes as well as a detailed breakdown below.
Prefer to see the blooms while driving? Download the Lafayette Azalea Trail map.