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Lafayette Tourism and Sightseeing
Lafayette is at the heart of Louisiana's Cajun Country, an area known for its Cajun and Creole cultures and the birthplace of unique types of cuisine and music. When you visit, you'll find that our distinct brand of fun just grabs hold of people. With our renowned Cajun and Zydeco music, distinctive cuisine, world-class museums, unique cultural attractions and festivals, there is literally something happening every week. From the dizzying spin of a Cajun two-step to the graceful swirl of the prima ballerinaàfrom funky Cajun dance hall beats to the violin concerts in all their symphonic gloryàfrom spicy boiled crawfish to the finest in Creole diningàLafayette has the best of both world.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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All-Day Cajun Experience
All-Day Cajun Experience
Recreation in Lafayette, LA USA

Pack as much Cajun into one day as possible. Want to pack as much Cajun into one day as possible? Let us take care of the planning. We'll pick you up in a comfortable travel van and entertain you as we hit our favorite highlights.


All-Day Cajun Experience Tour Kick-Off
All-Day Cajun Experience Tour Kick-Off
Recreation in Lafayette, LA USA

A day packed full of Cajun culture! Cajun Food Tours is rolling out their newest tour and would love for you to join! The new Cajun Experience All-Inclusive Day tour packs as much Cajun into 1 day as possible! We'll pick you up and entertain you as we hit our favorite highlights.

Bounce E Bounce
Bounce E Bounce
Recreation in Lafayette, LA USA


Cajun Country Swamp Tours
Cajun Country Swamp Tours
Tour in Breaux Bridge, LA USA

Insightful eco-swamp tours near Lafayette, Louisiana Insightful eco-swamp tour by cajun guide, with B.S. Zoology & Botany, into a Spanish moss draped cypress-tupelo swamp. View alligators, turtles, bayou, bird rookery etc... Emphasis natural history, geology and culture of the swamp.

Cajun Food Tours
Cajun Food Tours things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Food Tour in Lafayette, LA USA

Cajun Food, Fun, and history! 5 delicious stops included.


Children's Museum of Acadiana
Children's Museum of Acadiana things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Childrens Museum in Lafayette, LA USA
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(CMA) is a hands-on participatory museum serving children and their families, schools, and community organizations by providing interactive exhibits, special services, performances, and workshops.

de la Houssaye's Swamp Tours; The Louisiana Experience
de la Houssaye's Swamp Tours; The Louisiana Experience
Nature in Breaux Bridge, LA USA
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Five star rated swamp tour for full family adventure. Guided water wilderness ecotours into La's largest nesting area of wading birds. Every tour is personally conducted by me, Marcus de la Houssaye in an authentic Cajun fishing boat which is specially designed to reach the interior of the Atchafalaya Basin Swamp.

Vermilionville
Vermilionville things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Museum in Lafayette, LA USA
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Cajun/Creole Folklife & Heritage Park Vermilionville, Acadiana’s premier Cajun and Creole Folklife & Heritage Park, nestled on the banks of the Bayou Vermilion authentically recreates life between 1765 and 1890.

Walking Food Tour downtown Breaux Bridge
Walking Food Tour downtown Breaux Bridge
Food Tour in Breaux Bridge, LA USA

Taste the delicious food and learn the area's history! Take a stroll through the historic downtown area of Breaux Bridge, LA, while our guide teaches you the history and takes you to taste the food! This unique look at this 200-year-old settlement, in the heart of St.


Cinema & The Symphony at Heymann Performing Arts Center
Cinema & The Symphony at Heymann Performing Arts Center things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, Nov 14, 2019 (Thursday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Cinema & The Symphony November 14, 2019 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

Grand Funk Railroad at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino
Grand Funk Railroad at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Weekend, Oct 26, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Opelousas, LA USA

Grand Funk Railroad October 26, 2019 at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino in Opelousas, LA 8:00PM

Ambassador Inn Lafayette
Ambassador Inn Lafayette
Hotel in Scott, LA USA
Currently as low as $90.00/night!

Guests salute the handy I-10 spot near Scott and Lafayette attractions plus the free Wi-Fi at the Ambassador Inn Lafayette. Non Smoking Rooms.

Americas Best Value Inn Breaux Bridge
Americas Best Value Inn Breaux Bridge
Hotel in Breaux Bridge, LA USA
Currently as low as $54.95/night!

The outdoor pool free Wi-Fi and breakfast and well-appointed rooms head the list of features a short drive from Lafayette at the Americas Best Value Inn Breaux Bridge. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Avec Souci Garden Tour
Avec Souci Garden Tour
Nature in Lafayette, LA USA

Tour 5 lovely gardens in Lafayette, Louisisna Lafayette kicks off the garden season with the 30th Annual Avec Souci Garden Tour “Les Beau Jardin,” meaning “The Beautiful Garden”. Four unique local gardens will be featured as well as the Master Gardener demonstration beds on Coliseum Drive.

Baymont By Wyndham Lafayette Airport
Baymont By Wyndham Lafayette Airport
Hotel in Lafayette, LA USA
Currently as low as $50.59/night!

The many options available at the free hot breakfast win our guests' approval of the Baymont Inn And Suites Lafayette Airport. Baymont Inn And Suites Lafayette Airport offers 79 rooms on three floors. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Eunice
Best Western Eunice
Hotel in Eunice, LA USA
Currently as low as $78.20/night!

Offering free breakfast and Wi-Fi an outdoor pool on-site grills and rooms with microwaves and refrigerators the Best Western Eunice features popular amenities in the heart of Cajun country. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool.

Best Western Lafayette Inn
Best Western Lafayette Inn
Hotel in Lafayette, LA USA
Currently as low as $84.99/night!

A free full breakfast and free parking are extras guests appreciate at Best Western Lafayette Inn. This two-story hotel has 52 rooms with 32-inch flat-panel LCD TVs. You can power up your laptop on a roomy work desk and Google away with in-room Wi-Fi (for a fee). Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Rayne Inn
Best Western Rayne Inn
Hotel in Rayne, LA USA
Currently as low as $99.99/night!

The Best Western Rayne Inn is equipped with an outdoor pool a guest laundry and a fitness room. The three-story Best Western offers 51 rooms with high-speed internet access cable TVs with HBO coffeemakers microwaves and mini-fridges. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Ville Platte
Best Western Ville Platte
Hotel in Ville Platte, LA USA
Currently as low as $99.95/night!

Offering a complimentary continental breakfast an outdoor pool and rooms with free internet access microwaves and mini-fridges the Best Western Ville Platte offers convenient amenities within easy reach of the area's many festivals. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Blue Moon Guest House
Blue Moon Guest House
Hotel in Lafayette, LA USA
Currently as low as $25.00/night!

Blue Moon Guest House offers dorm-style accommodations 1 mile from the University of Louisiana Conference Centre. It also features an on-site saloon with live music adjacent to this hostel. Blue Moon Guest House offers rooms with bunk beds and clothing storage. Non Smoking Rooms.

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Lafayette

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Best Places to Stay in Lafayette


Fairfield Inn & Suites Lafayette South
Guest Score:
From $96 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Breaux Bridge
Guest Score:
From $95 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Springhill Suites Lafayette South At River Ranch
Guest Score:
From $101 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Tru By Hilton Lafayette River Ranch
Guest Score:
From $88 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Lafayette


The best time to visit Lafayette is in the spring and fall. Spring temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Fall temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Fall nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's.

Visit Lafayette in the springSpring Summer Visit Lafayette in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Lafayette


Month Low Avg High
January 41.6 51.3 61.0
February 45.0 55.0 65.0
March 51.7 61.8 71.9
April 58.1 68.0 77.8
May 66.0 75.4 84.7
June 71.2 80.5 89.8
July 73.1 82.2 91.2
August 72.6 82.1 91.5
September 68.4 77.8 87.2
October 58.4 69.2 80.0
November 50.2 60.5 70.7
December 43.7 53.6 63.5

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