Lafayette Travel Guide
Welcome to Lafayette!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Lafayette, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A.
The city of Lafayette enjoys a reputation for French culture with a Louisiana twist, offering a showcase of Cajun, Creole and Zydeco influences. Catering to visitors are a number of accommodations complimented by shops, restaurants and other traveler services. Dining in particular holds a special place when it comes to attractions in Lafayette, with diners able to revel in cooking styles that are unique to Louisiana. For family entertainment, Lafayette offers the Children's Museum with a variety of hands-on displays and the Lafayette Museum, a building that offers a comprehensive chronicle of local history. The famous Louisiana bayou is located nearby as well and provides a world of wonder for visitors seeking an authentic Louisiana wilderness experience. The cultural lifestyle and natural resources of the bayou can be explored at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.
Six separate sites which highlight different features of Louisiana culture and natural resources, such as the Battle of New Orleans site, and the nature and culture of the swamp region.
Hotels & Motels
The Juliet is an elegant boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Lafayette.
Offering boat tours of the scenery and wildlife in the Lafayette area, travelers aboard the Atchafalaya Experience have the opportunity to see nutria, otters, mink, deer and 38 species of birds.