Local Area Activities
We are located in the Heart of Cajun Country. There is so much to see and do in this area its hard to list them all. You have places like Acadian Village, Vermilionville and Jean-Lafitte Cultural Center to learn about our history and long standing culture. Beautiful gardens to explore like Jefferson Island and Avery Island. Historical antebellum homes like Shadows on the Teche. The Spring and Fall are packed full of awesome festivals with lots of great food and music to sample. Speaking of food theres no way to go hungry here in Lafayette. Restaurants on every corner of all varieties. Our food is so good Southern Living named Lafayette as One of the Tastiest Towns in the South!! Grab your fork, make sure your belly is empty and come check some of this out.
We offer self-guided tours where we give you a map and the tour on CD or Cassette. The tour gives you directions, info on the places you are going to see and a bit of history and local humor along the way. It allows you to tour the area at your own pace. They can also be customized some if you are crunched for time. There are 3 different tours to choose from.
Friday Night Jam Sessions
Located across the street from our park is the Begnaud House. Every Friday night they host a Jam Session of local Cajun Artists. Musicians both young and old gather together to share their love of the local music and language. Easy walk from our park. Grab your lawn chair and favorite beverage they love having visitors.