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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.

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.


Americas Best Value Inn And Suites
Americas Best Value Inn And Suites
Hotel in Lafayette, LA USA
Currently as low as $45.89/night!

An outdoor pool free internet complimentary breakfast and handy I-10 and I-49 access are highlights at Americas Best Value Inn And Suites. The three-story Americas Best's 100 rooms all come with mini-fridges microwaves coffeemakers and 39-inch flat-panel TVs. Free Internet,Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Restaurant, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Americas Best Value Inn Breaux Bridge
Americas Best Value Inn Breaux Bridge
Hotel in Breaux Bridge, LA USA
Currently as low as $56.35/night!

The outdoor pool free Wi-Fi and breakfast and well-appointed rooms head the list of features a short drive from Lafayette at the Americas Best Value Inn Breaux Bridge. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Baymont Inn And Suites Lafayette Airport
Baymont Inn And Suites Lafayette Airport
Hotel in Lafayette, LA USA
Currently as low as $50.00/night!

The many options available at the free hot breakfast win Priceline guests' approval of the Baymont Inn And Suites Lafayette Airport. Baymont Inn And Suites Lafayette Airport offers 79 rooms on three floors. Free Internet,Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Eunice
Best Western Eunice
Hotel in Eunice, LA USA
Currently as low as $86.28/night!

Offering free breakfast and Wi-Fi an outdoor pool on-site grills and rooms with microwaves and refrigerators the Best Western Eunice features popular amenities in the heart of Cajun country. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Restaurant, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Lafayette Inn
Best Western Lafayette Inn
Hotel in Lafayette, LA USA
Currently as low as $63.99/night!

A free full breakfast and free parking are extras guests appreciate at Best Western Lafayette Inn. This two-story hotel has 52 rooms with 32-inch flat-panel LCD TVs. You can power up your laptop on a roomy work desk and Google away with in-room Wi-Fi (for a fee). Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Plus Vermilion River Suites Hotel
Best Western Plus Vermilion River Suites Hotel
Hotel in Lafayette, LA USA
Currently as low as $67.49/night!

A free breakfast and a beautiful indoor pool and hot tub make Best Western Plus Vermilion River Suites Hotel a great choice in this city in the heart of Louisiana's Cajun country. The all-suites hotel offers 97 suites on three floors. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Rayne Inn
Best Western Rayne Inn
Hotel in Rayne, LA USA
Currently as low as $75.99/night!

The Best Western Rayne Inn is equipped with an outdoor pool a guest laundry and a fitness room. The three-story Best Western offers 51 rooms with high-speed internet access cable TVs with HBO coffeemakers microwaves and mini-fridges. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Ville Platte
Best Western Ville Platte
Hotel in Ville Platte, LA USA
Currently as low as $88.16/night!

Offering a complimentary continental breakfast an outdoor pool and rooms with free internet access microwaves and mini-fridges the Best Western Ville Platte offers convenient amenities within easy reach of the area's many festivals. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Budget Inn and Suites
Budget Inn and Suites
Hotel in Crowley, LA USA
Currently as low as $55.00/night!

Featuring free WiFi and a hot tub Budget Inn and Suites offers accommodation in Crowley. Free private parking is available on site.The rooms include a flat-screen TV. Every room is fitted with a private bathroom fitted with a bath. Free Internet, Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Candlewood Suites Lafayette
Candlewood Suites Lafayette
Hotel in Lafayette, LA USA
Currently as low as $72.00/night!

With free Wi-Fi an excellent location south of Lafayette and all the comforts of home Candlewood Suites Lafayette is a solid choice for Priceline guests. Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Candlewood Suites New Iberia
Candlewood Suites New Iberia
Hotel in New Iberia, LA USA
Currently as low as $76.00/night!

For a bright and shiny stay with full kitchens an outdoor pool free Wi-Fi and a spot near Avery Island and Bayou Teche guests choose the non-smoking Candlewood Suites New Iberia.Outdoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

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Lafayette

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Best Places to Stay in Lafayette


Days Inn And Suites Opelousas
Guest Score:
From $61 / night.


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


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


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
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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