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Lafayette, a culturally rich city in the southwest of Louisiana is nicknamed ‘Cajun Country’ for its French settlers named the Cajuns, the largest French-speaking minority in the United States. Lafayette has a unique culmination of urban life and Cajun traditions held in high repute for their excellent culinary skills. Food is celebrated and it takes center stage in every community event be it live music or social gathering.
The traditional Cajun cuisine coupled with Lafayette’s waterways, villages and roadside taverns will drop you into Cajun way of life. This list of Lafayette attractions will ensure you have had your share of Cajun lifestyle experience in a single trip.
Alluring New Orleans
Louisiana is well-known for its notable culture & history and if this is what you are looking for, the southern part of the state and New Orleans is the right place to start your expedition. Most popular as the birthplace of Jazz music, the city of New Orleans is a zenith of cultural diversities apparent in its people, food, language and music. From Frenchmen Street and French Quarter to museums and city tours, New Orleans has so much to offer for visitors. This list of exclusive New Orleans retreats has a list of attractions that you can visit by walk and streetcars. The horse-drawn carriages sprawling the streets and the City’s historic streetcars will again lure you into the Cajun lifestyle.
New Orleans is a bustling city that hosts an array of festivals all year-long and the place is happening at a regular interval. The city’s night life is yet another charm that is frequented by visitors for Jazz music. The Nola dishes are a derivative of Creole, Cajun and Afro-American cuisines.
From Gumbo and Jambalaya to Mardi Gras and ferry rides, New Orleans is a place for every age group and definitely a family entertainment travel destination.
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