Things to Do in Lafayette, LA

  • 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
  • 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
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See dinosaur models, some of which move and roar at visitors’ command, before playing in a midway of interactive attractions
1.9 Miles
99% 435 votes
Food Tours Pinhook Road, Lafayette, LA MoreLess Info
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.
10.0 Miles
99% 1106 votes
Other Tours 1151 Rookery Road, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 MoreLess Info
With Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours, the traveler can explore the swamps and bayous in the area. RVs can be rented from here, and the gift shop sells accessories.
6.8 Miles
98% 480 votes
Other Tours 1209 Rookery Rd., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 MoreLess Info
During the 2 hour tours offered by Cajun Country Swamp Tours, the tourists can spot wildlife, including alligators, egrets, and turtles. The boat can welcome up to 15 passengers.
1.6 Miles
93% 420 votes
Historic Sites 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.
17.1 Miles
99% 111 votes
Other Tours 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.
7.8 Miles
99% 232 votes
Lake Breaux Bridge, LA MoreLess Info
A manmade lake, Lake Martin covers 44,000 acres and is popular for its shoreline golf courses, marina, and festivals. It is also popular among wildlife watchers.
17.6 Miles
96% 253 votes
Botanical Gardens 5505 Rip Van Winkle Road, New Iberia, LA 70560 MoreLess Info
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.
0.2 Miles
97% 241 votes
Religious Buildings Lafayette, LA MoreLess Info
The biggest cathedral in Lafayette is the Cathedral of St. John. It is quasi-Romanesque brick building with extensive outdoor gardens along with flambeau stained glass and an Italian marble main altar decorating the interior.
19.5 Miles
92% 164 votes
Historic Homes 317 E Main Street, New Iberia, LA MoreLess Info
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.
2.2 Miles
92% 64 votes
Recreation Centers 301 Doucet Road, Lafayette, LA 70503 MoreLess Info
Red Lerille's Health & Raquet Club is a large health club facility that covers over 20 acres. The facility features 3 tennis courts, 2 large coed workout areas, and a junior Olympic outdoor pool.
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