- Our list of the best things to do in Lafayette, Louisiana, features the top 65 nearby activities — including 32 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lafayette, LA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, and Tours.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Lafayette, LA , followed by 42 popular activities in nearby cities, including New Iberia, Breaux Bridge, St. Martinville, Opelousas, Broussard, Henderson and Scott
Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED 444 Cajundome Blvd, Lafayette, LA MoreLess Info
See dinosaur models, some of which move and roar at visitors’ command, before playing in a midway of interactive attractions
The Cajun cuisine of Louisiana is one of the main draws of the region. Cajun Food Tours takes groups of individuals to six different tasting stops on a daily basis so that they can experience the famous Cajun dishes of Louisiana.
93% 420 votes
300 Fisher Road, off Surrey Street, Lafayette, LA 70508 MoreLess Info
A living history museum and folklife park have been combined to make Vermilionville. It works to preserve and represent the Acadian, Creole, and Native American cultures through several restored homes and thirteen local artisans who demonstrate essential crafts of these early settlers.
99% 111 votes
1377 Henderson Levee Road, Breaux Bridge, LA MoreLess Info
The Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina- Swamp Tours offers its clients tours and fishing trips on the river. It also has its own bar, which frequently features live entertainment, and cabins for rental.
The Rip Van Winkle Gardens is a 25 acres garden which surrounds the 1870 built Joseph Jefferson house. The several cottages from the premises can be rented, while the gardens themselves can host wpecial events, such as weddings.
Shadows on the Teche is a recently restored Georgian manor house which dates back to 19th century and houses a variety of period memorabilia and furnishings to depict the southern plantation lifestyle during the period.