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Lafayette Tourism & Sightseeing

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.

Top Lafayette Attractions




Vermilionville
de la Houssaye's Swamp Tours; The Louisiana Experience
Cajun Food Tours
Lafayette Science Museum
Children's Museum of Acadiana

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Top Lafayette Events




Monster Jam at Lafayette Cajundome

03/14/2015
Monster Jam at Lafayette Cajundome

03/13/2015
Monster Jam at Lafayette Cajundome

03/15/2015
The Return Of Real R & B Staring SWV, Jagged Edge & Cupid

11/08/2014
Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend at Lafayette Cajundome

10/26/2014

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Upcoming Events in Lafayette

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Top Places to Stay in Lafayette


Stay at the best rated hotels in Lafayette. To ensure accuracy, our Lafayette, LA hotel guest scores come only from actual customers! That way, you can count on accurate reviews from real guests! The below rooms are the higest ranked by our customers. Click through to see individual scores and review comments. With over 23,000 reviews of places to stay in Louisiana alone, you can't go wrong!

Candlewood Suites New Iberia
Guest Score:
From $89 / night.


Comfort Inn And Suites
Guest Score:
From $95 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lafayette I-10
Guest Score:
From $98 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Howard Johnson Inn Lafayette West
Guest Score:
From $49 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Lafayette South at River Ranch
Guest Score:
From $139 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.

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Inexpensive Places to Stay in Lafayette


Tryng to spend less? If you are looking for discount hotel rates, the following rates are at least 30 percent less than the average room rate of $80.

Days Inn Lafayette / Airport
Guest Score:
From $57 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Howard Johnson Inn Lafayette West
Guest Score:
From $49 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Howard Johnson Lafayette
Guest Score:
From $54 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
La Quinta Inn Lafayette North
Guest Score:
From $52 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Scott/Lafayette
Guest Score:
From $48 / night.


Free Internet, 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

Lafayette Weather


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