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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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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.

9th Annual Southwest Louisiana Black Rodeo
9th Annual Southwest Louisiana Black Rodeo things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, Mar 11, 2017 (Saturday) Sports event in Lafayette, LA USA

9th Annual Southwest Louisiana Black Rodeo March 11, 2017 at Lafayette Cajundome in Lafayette, LA 7:00PM

Acadiana Symphony Prests Perfectly Frank
Acadiana Symphony Prests Perfectly Frank things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Weekend, Mar 04, 2017 (Saturday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Acadiana Symphony Prests Perfectly Frank March 04, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA 6:30PM

ALL BLACK AFFAIR at Cajundome Convention Center
ALL BLACK AFFAIR at Cajundome Convention Center things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Easter Weekend, Apr 14, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Lafayette, LA USA

ALL BLACK AFFAIR April 14, 2017 at Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette, LA 9:00PM


Cajun Comic Relief XXV at Heymann Performing Arts Center
Cajun Comic Relief XXV at Heymann Performing Arts Center things to do on a rainy day in Lafayette, LA
Next Month, Mar 25, 2017 (Saturday) Theater event in Lafayette, LA USA

Cajun Comic Relief XXV March 25, 2017 at Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, LA


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Best Places to Stay in Lafayette


Discovery Inn And Suites
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From $47 / night.


Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn And Suites New Iberia
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From $84 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn & Suites Lafayette La
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From $89 / night.


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


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Lafayette
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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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