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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.

Lafayette Science Museum
Lafayette Science Museum things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Science Museum in Lafayette, LA USA

LSM is dedicated to showcasing the latest regional science! Lafayette Science Museum in Lafayette, LA is located in the "Heart of Downtown". A full-dome digital planetarium hosts the best programs and an in-depth look at the cosmos.

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 History Breaux Bridge Food Tour
Walking History Breaux Bridge Food Tour
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.

90's Remix Tour at Lafayette Cajundome
90's Remix Tour at Lafayette Cajundome things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Weekend, Mar 30, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

90's Remix Tour March 30, 2019 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour at Lafayette Cajundome
Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour at Lafayette Cajundome things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Sep 03, 2019 (Tuesday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour September 03, 2019 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 8:00PM

Carrie Underwood: The Cry Pretty Tour 360
Carrie Underwood: The Cry Pretty Tour 360 things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Sep 22, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Carrie Underwood: The Cry Pretty Tour 360 September 22, 2019 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

Empire Fighting Championship 1 at Lafayette Cajundome
Empire Fighting Championship 1 at Lafayette Cajundome things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Weekend, Mar 30, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Lafayette, LA USA

Empire Fighting Championship 1 March 30, 2019 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

Escape the Fate at The District Event Center
Escape the Fate at The District Event Center things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, Apr 05, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Escape the Fate April 05, 2019 at The District Event Center in Lafayette, LA 4:00PM

For King & Country at Heymann Performing Arts Center
For King & Country at Heymann Performing Arts Center things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
This Week, Mar 21, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

For King & Country March 21, 2019 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

John Conlee at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino
John Conlee at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, Apr 06, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Opelousas, LA USA

John Conlee April 06, 2019 at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino in Opelousas, LA 8:00PM

Lauren Daigle at Heymann Performing Arts Center
Lauren Daigle at Heymann Performing Arts Center things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
July 4th Weekend, Jul 06, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Lauren Daigle July 06, 2019 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

Lauren Daigle at Heymann Performing Arts Center
Lauren Daigle at Heymann Performing Arts Center things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
July 4th Weekend, Jul 05, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Lauren Daigle July 05, 2019 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Baseball vs. South Alabama Baseball
Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Baseball vs. South Alabama Baseball things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, Apr 13, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Lafayette, LA USA

Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Baseball vs. South Alabama Baseball April 13, 2019 at Russo Park in Lafayette, LA 4:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Lafayette


Comfort Suites Lafayette
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From $88 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Drury Inn & Suites Lafayette
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From $98 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Lafayette
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From $107 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Residence Inn Lafayette Airport
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From $94 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, 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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