- The list below includes 21 free or cheap things to do in or near Vacherie, Louisiana, including 59 different types of inexpensive activities like Historic Sites, Historic Homes, Parks and Bowling.
- From Laura Plantation to St. Joseph Plantation, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Vacherie and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Thibodaux, Gonzales, Darrow and LaPlace.
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A historic plantation established in the late 18th century, the Houmas House Plantation & Gardens is a popular spot for movie and commercial productions. The gardens cover 38 acres, and there is also a restaurant on the site.
Split into two separate fields, the 32,000 square foot Norman Swanner Dog Park is a favorite among local pet owners. The park features fenced in green grass areas, drinking water, walking trails and waste stations.
Founded relatively recently in 1948, Nicholls State University is a public university known for its variety of distance learning programs. The location, which features a library with 245,000 books, including 61,000 e-books, competes in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision.
ATV Swamp Tour offers several outdoor guided adventures through the swamps of Louisiana. Visitors can learn to ride an ATV while speeding past gators and other wildlife, or embark on an airboat tour or private fishing charter.
The Warren J. Harang, Jr. Municipal Auditorium contains an arena area, sound system, and basketball court for local events such as Roller Derby, Basketball, dance recitals, and community meetings. It is open for indoor walking and has overnight RV parking.