What travelers to Lafayette are saying
Lafayette, Louisiana, is a lively city that warmly welcomes visitors and will give you a taste of the traditional and the new. This Louisiana city is the unofficial capital city of Cajun country and the state's Cajun and Creole cultural centre.
Lafayette, Louisiana, Attractions
- Downtown Lafayette
- Acadian Village
Lafayette, Louisiana, Activities
- Catch a live band at The Blue Moon Saloon & Guesthouse
- Enjoy music, food and art at the annual Festival International De Louisiane (end of April)
- Eat a po boy at the Olde Tyme Grocery
Lafayette, Louisiana, Climate
Lafayette, Louisiana, is always hot and humid. June through September sees highs that can exceed 40°C, with 14-17 cm of rain per month. During the rest of the year the temperatures stay in the 30s, and it rains about 10-13 cm per month. June through November mark hurricane season.
Getting There & Around
You can drive to Lafayette, Louisiana, using I-10 from New Orleans and Houston or I-49 from Shreveport and Alexandria. There is a local airport that offers domestic flights to other major Louisiana cities. By rail, the Amtrak Sunset Limited takes passengers from New Orleans to Lafayette three times a week in about three hours.
Lafayette has a city bus system with stops all over town, but most people drive around town. Parking is not really a problem unless you are going to a major event on the local university campus.
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