Things to See and Do!
If you are new to the area, here are a few handy tourism links and places of interest. We can't speak for the cities or the state of Louisiana, so please use your judgment while traveling.
- Lafayette Conventions and Visitors Center and a link to the attractions section.
- New Orleans Online - The Audubon Zoo, Aquarium, and the French Quarter...
- Avery Island - About 30 miles from Lafayette and its the home of Tabasco sauce.
- Cafe Des Amis - They have a Zydeco Breakfast on Saturday mornings but you have to get there early.
- McGee's Landing - Swamp Tours and more.
- Randol's restaurant et Salle De Danse - Cajun food and music.
- Vermillionville - Vermilionville authentically portrays a way of life preserved with a distinctly French accent. Situated on the banks of the Bayou Vermilion, this Cajun/Creole heritage and folklife park recreates life in the Acadiana area between 1765 and 1890.
- Acadian Village - The Village was created in 1976 as a means to promote tourism and allow those developmentally disabled citizens who were serviced by LARC, Lafayette Association for Retarded Citizens, a place to prosper in the work force.