Hear about journey to Lafayette, Louisiana because the Beginner Traveler talks to Susan Moore from solotripsandtips.com about this middle of Cajun tradition.
Susan says, “Lafayette, Louisiana is an incredible place and a complete area, Acadiana. It’s a singular cultural expertise. The meals, the music isn’t one thing you’re going to get wherever else in america. You must expertise the meals, the music and the outside. You’ve obtained the bayous, the unimaginable fishing, fascinating climbing, and kayaking. You’ll be able to go kayaking with alligators. The place else are you going to try this? It’s an journey.”
“Cajun is brief for Acadians. Acadians have been French-speaking folks residing in what’s now Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in Canada. In 1755, the British expelled them from the nation. 1764 is when the primary Acadians made their solution to Louisiana.”
Susan begins us downtown, the place a variety of the native festivals are held in Parc Sans Souci (with out care). All through this episode, Susan recommends a variety of native eating places to attempt. After you try the native music scene in some report shops, Susan takes us to the Vermilionville residing historical past museum.
After exploring downtown, we’re heading out to Lake Martin for a swamp tour. Lake Martin is 25 minutes out of city.
Lafayette is thought for its Marid Gras, which has a variety of fancy balls however could be very family-friendly in comparison with New Orleans.
You’ll be able to take a tour of the Tobasco manufacturing facility on close by Avery Island (not an island) after which seize some lunch on the Rip Van Wrinkle Gardens. You’ll be able to go to the Evangeline Oak and the Acadian Memorial on the best way again.
On this 7-day itinerary, you’ll be uncovered to the native music, historical past, and meals of a area that’s each scrumptious and distinctive.
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Solo Journeys and Ideas
Parc Sans Souci
Cinema on the Bayou
Mardi Gras Lafayette
Lake Martin Eco-Tour
Saint John’s Cathedral
Rip Van Winkle Gardens
Joseph Jefferson Mansion
African American Museum
Rock N Bowl
Lake Martin – Pack N Paddle
College of Louisiana at Lafayette
Saint Avenue Inn (closed)
Prairie Acadian Cultural Heart
Cajun French Music Corridor of Fame & Museum
Eunice Depot Museum
NUNU Arts & Tradition Collective
Bayou Teche Brewing
Atchafalaya Nationwide Wildlife Refuge
Acadiana Park Nature Station
Olde Tyme Grocery
Acadiana Heart for the Arts
Lafayette Science Museum
Alexandre Mouton Home
Acadian Cultural Heart
Sans Souci Tremendous Crafts Gallery
Swamp Pop Museum
Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning
Chicot State Park
Seven-Day Lafayette Itinerary
11 Superior Day Journeys from Lafayette Louisiana
Superior Issues to Do in Lafayette Louisiana
Locations to eat in Lafayette
French Press LA
Pamplona Tapas Bar
Blue Moon Saloon
Greatest Cease Grocery store
Spoonbill Watering Gap and Restaurant
Little Large Cup
Hilliard College Artwork Museum
Zea Rotisserie and Bar
Buck and Johnny’s
Bon Temps Grill
Carpe Diem Gelato and Espresso
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