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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 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.

All Star Dance Factory Presents May The Music Never Die
All Star Dance Factory Presents May The Music Never Die things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, May 26, 2017 (Friday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

All Star Dance Factory Presents May The Music Never Die May 26, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

Blood & Sand XXII at Lafayette Cajundome
Blood & Sand XXII at Lafayette Cajundome things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Jun 10, 2017 (Saturday) Sports event in Lafayette, LA USA

Blood & Sand XXII June 10, 2017 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM


Dance Warehouse Presents 20 Years In Motion
Dance Warehouse Presents 20 Years In Motion things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Mothers Day, May 14, 2017 (Sunday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Dance Warehouse Presents 20 Years In Motion May 14, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA

Festival International Rhythms and Roots Series
Festival International Rhythms and Roots Series things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
This Weekend, Apr 28, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Festival International Rhythms and Roots Series April 28, 2017 at Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, LA 8:00PM

Festival International Rhythms and Roots Series
Festival International Rhythms and Roots Series things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Today, Apr 29, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Festival International Rhythms and Roots Series April 29, 2017 at Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, LA 8:00PM

Festival International Rhythms and Roots Series
Festival International Rhythms and Roots Series things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
This Week, Apr 27, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

Festival International Rhythms and Roots Series April 27, 2017 at Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, LA 8:00PM

Front And Center Presents Vegas Baby!
Front And Center Presents Vegas Baby! things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Tomorrow, Apr 30, 2017 (Sunday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Front And Center Presents Vegas Baby! April 30, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 4:00PM

Jill Listi Dance Studio Presents The Big Show
Jill Listi Dance Studio Presents The Big Show things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Weekend, May 07, 2017 (Sunday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Jill Listi Dance Studio Presents The Big Show May 07, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA

River Dance Presents at Heymann Performing Arts Center
River Dance Presents at Heymann Performing Arts Center things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, May 17, 2017 (Wednesday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

River Dance Presents May 17, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 6:30PM

Sugar N Spice Presents
Sugar N Spice Presents ""There's An APP For That" things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, May 21, 2017 (Sunday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Sugar N Spice Presents ""There's An APP For That" May 21, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 3:30PM

WWE Monday Night Raw at Lafayette Cajundome
WWE Monday Night Raw at Lafayette Cajundome things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Jun 12, 2017 (Monday) Sports event in Lafayette, LA USA

WWE Monday Night Raw June 12, 2017 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 6:30PM

Acadia Parish Tourist Commission
Acadia Parish Tourist Commission
Tourism in Crowley, LA USA


Ambassador Inn Lafayette
Ambassador Inn Lafayette
Hotel in Scott, LA USA
Currently as low as $54.99/night!

Situated near Interstate 10 this hotel is just 10 minutes' drive from the University of Louisiana. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily and all rooms have free WiFi.A cable TV is provided in each room at the Ambassador Inn Lafayette. Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

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Best Places to Stay in Lafayette


Discovery Inn And Suites
Guest Score:
From $47 / night.


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


Swimming Pool, Free Internet.
Hampton Inn & Suites Lafayette La
Guest Score:
From $89 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette-South
Guest Score:
From $76 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Lafayette
Guest Score:
From $97 / 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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