- TripBuzz found 51 things to do with kids in or near Lafayette, Louisiana, including 34 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Iberia, St. Martinville, Opelousas and Breaux Bridge.
- From Children's Museum of Acadiana to Kart Ranch, the Lafayette area offers 33 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Historic Sites, Hiking Trails and Amusement Parks (Kids).
- Nicknamed 'The Hub City,' Lafayette, Louisiana, is located on the Vermilion River rich with history related to the American Revolutionary War. The city is home to the National Guard headquarters and a reserve unit of the United States Marine Corps. Lafayette has public parks, cultural and arts centers, and many local attractions such as the Vermilionville Museum and Borden's Ice Cream parlor.
Don't let bad weather ruin your special event when you book it with Jump Zone. The 10,000 square feet of space is filled with 7 massive inflatable obstacle courses, a kids play area for children under 5, and free Wi-Fi for parents waiting for their kids.
Lafayette Bowling Lanes is a 40-lane bowling alley that features public bowling, bowling tournaments, a pro shop, and a full service lounge. The facility is also available for birthday parties and family reunions.
A 32-lane bowling center, Acadiana Lanes offers open and league bowling along with private event and party hosting. The center provides glow bowling nights, a bar, arcade games and a restaurant with food and drinks.
Located along the famous Bayou Teche, the Evangeline State Park acts as a representation of the cultural interplay among the diverse groups who formerly made the area their home. The site currently has a reproduction Acadian Farmstead that indicates how a single-family farm would look in the 1800s.
The Lafayette Science Museum serves as a combination museum and planetarium. There are over 1,000 paintings, prints, and sculptures from Louisiana artists contained in the art-based collections and regularly changing programs in the planetarium.