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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 Time to Visit. View Map.


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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.


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.

All Star Dance Factory Presents: Let's Go To The Movies
All Star Dance Factory Presents: Let's Go To The Movies things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Memorial Day Weekend, May 25, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

All Star Dance Factory Presents: Let's Go To The Movies May 25, 2018 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

Arsenio Hall at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino
Arsenio Hall at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Memorial Day Weekend, May 26, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Opelousas, LA USA

Arsenio Hall May 26, 2018 at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino in Opelousas, LA 8:00PM

Beth Nielsen Chapman at First United Methodist Church
Beth Nielsen Chapman at First United Methodist Church things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Memorial Day Weekend, May 25, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Beth Nielsen Chapman May 25, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in Lafayette, LA 8:00PM


Chris Tomlin: Worship Night In America
Chris Tomlin: Worship Night In America things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Weekend, Apr 27, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Chris Tomlin: Worship Night In America April 27, 2018 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

Dance Connection Presents: Picture This
Dance Connection Presents: Picture This things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Week, Apr 25, 2018 (Wednesday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Dance Connection Presents: Picture This April 25, 2018 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 6:30PM

Dance Connection Presents: Picture This
Dance Connection Presents: Picture This things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Week, Apr 26, 2018 (Thursday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Dance Connection Presents: Picture This April 26, 2018 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 6:30PM

Dance Warehouse Presents:  Into The Spotlight
Dance Warehouse Presents: Into The Spotlight things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Mothers Day, May 13, 2018 (Sunday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Dance Warehouse Presents: Into The Spotlight May 13, 2018 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA

Donna the Buffalo at Blue Moon Saloon
Donna the Buffalo at Blue Moon Saloon things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Today, Apr 21, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Donna the Buffalo April 21, 2018 at Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, LA 10:00PM

Fil Rhythms & Roots at Blue Moon Saloon
Fil Rhythms & Roots at Blue Moon Saloon things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Week, Apr 25, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Fil Rhythms & Roots April 25, 2018 at Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, LA 8:00PM

Front And Center Presents:  Once Upon A Time.....
Front And Center Presents: Once Upon A Time..... things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Weekend, Apr 29, 2018 (Sunday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Front And Center Presents: Once Upon A Time..... April 29, 2018 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 4:00PM

Gary Clark Jr. at James Devin Moncus Theater
Gary Clark Jr. at James Devin Moncus Theater things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, May 31, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Gary Clark Jr. May 31, 2018 at James Devin Moncus Theater in Lafayette, LA 7:30PM

Givers Festival International After Show with Special Guests
Givers Festival International After Show with Special Guests things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Weekend, Apr 28, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Givers Festival International After Show with Special Guests April 28, 2018 at The Platform at Dat Dog in Lafayette, LA 10:00PM

Jill Listi Dance Studio Presents: The Greatest Show
Jill Listi Dance Studio Presents: The Greatest Show" things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, May 06, 2018 (Sunday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Jill Listi Dance Studio Presents: The Greatest Show" May 06, 2018 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA

Russell Dickerson - Upgrade Meet & Greet Packages
Russell Dickerson - Upgrade Meet & Greet Packages things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, May 17, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Russell Dickerson - Upgrade Meet & Greet Packages May 17, 2018 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 7:30PM

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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.

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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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