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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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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.


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! Six 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.

TABASCO® brand Pepper Sauce Factory and Visitors Center
TABASCO® brand Pepper Sauce Factory and Visitors Center things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Tour in Avery Island, LA USA
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Tour TABASCO® Plant The McIlhenny Family wants to give its thousands of Avery Island visitors an inside look at TABASCO® Pepper Sauce and how it's produced.

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.

An Evening With Aaron Neville
An Evening With Aaron Neville things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, Jul 14, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

An Evening With Aaron Neville July 14, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 7:30PM


Cirque du Soleil Crystal at Lafayette Cajundome
Cirque du Soleil Crystal at Lafayette Cajundome things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Columbus Day Weekend, Oct 06, 2017 (Friday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Cirque du Soleil Crystal October 06, 2017 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 7:30PM

Cirque du Soleil Crystal at Lafayette Cajundome
Cirque du Soleil Crystal at Lafayette Cajundome things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Columbus Day Weekend, Oct 08, 2017 (Sunday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Cirque du Soleil Crystal October 08, 2017 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 1:00PM

Cirque du Soleil Crystal at Lafayette Cajundome
Cirque du Soleil Crystal at Lafayette Cajundome things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Oct 05, 2017 (Thursday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Cirque du Soleil Crystal October 05, 2017 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 7:30PM

Cirque du Soleil Crystal at Lafayette Cajundome
Cirque du Soleil Crystal at Lafayette Cajundome things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Columbus Day Weekend, Oct 07, 2017 (Saturday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Cirque du Soleil Crystal October 07, 2017 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA

Dance Dynamics Presents: Bloom
Dance Dynamics Presents: Bloom things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
July 4th Weekend, Jun 30, 2017 (Friday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Dance Dynamics Presents: Bloom June 30, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 6:30PM

Dance Graphics Presents:  Glitz Glam Girls
Dance Graphics Presents: Glitz Glam Girls things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Tomorrow, Jun 23, 2017 (Friday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Dance Graphics Presents: Glitz Glam Girls June 23, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

Eddy Raven at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino
Eddy Raven at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, Jul 29, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Opelousas, LA USA

Eddy Raven July 29, 2017 at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino in Opelousas, LA 8:00PM

Janet Jackson: State of the World Tour
Janet Jackson: State of the World Tour things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Sep 07, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Janet Jackson: State of the World Tour September 07, 2017 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 8:00PM

NPC Louisiana Championships Finals
NPC Louisiana Championships Finals things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, Jul 08, 2017 (Saturday) Sports event in Lafayette, LA USA

NPC Louisiana Championships Finals July 08, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 6:00PM

NPC Louisiana Championships Pre-Judging
NPC Louisiana Championships Pre-Judging things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, Jul 08, 2017 (Saturday) Sports event in Lafayette, LA USA

NPC Louisiana Championships Pre-Judging July 08, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 8:00AM

PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure
PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Nov 07, 2017 (Tuesday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure November 07, 2017 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 6:00PM

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Lafayette

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Best Places to Stay in Lafayette


Hampton Inn Broussard-Lafayette Area
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From $84 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette-South
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From $85 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Holiday Inn Lafayette North
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From $85 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Broussard - Lafayette Area
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From $89 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.

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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