Are you heading to Cajun country for a Stuller event this year? If you’re on your way to our headquarters here in Lafayette, Louisiana, you may be asking yourself all the typical travel questions: What should I pack? Where can I eat? What is there to do when I’m not at Stuller? No worries, we’re here to help!
What to pack
While a small part of the country experiences snow — yes, snow — on the first day of spring, temperatures in Lafayette stay in the mid-70s. As we head into the summer months, prepare for heat and humidity. So feel free to pull out those short-sleeve shirts, shorts, and flip flops! You may even encounter a pop-up afternoon shower (rubber boots, anyone?) Even our autumn months can remain a bit warm well into late-October.
What to eat
If this is your first time to Louisiana, prepare for a culinary delight! We highly suggest stopping at a restaurant (or two or more) that serves boiled crawfish anytime between January and June. While most out-of-towners run in the other direction, give crawfish a try. Don’t be afraid to pinch the tail and try a few! If you prefer a less hands-on approach to eating, give some of our other local restaurants a try. We recommend Blue Dog Café, Bon Temps Grill, Pop’s Poboys, or Johnson’s Boucaniere, just to name a few. After all, you are in the tastiest town in the South! Want to dine and dance? Visit Randol’s Seafood Restaurant for Cajun music and dancing. Or visit six restaurants and get your local history fix in one fun trip by taking a ride on the Cajun Food Tour (rated #1 by TripAdvisor).
What to do
Cajuns love music, fun, food, and family! This attitude is summed up in five words: Laissez les bon temps roulez! Yes, we love to let the good times roll in Lafayette, and there’s always something to do around town – whether it’s a festival or live music event! Check out Lafayette Travel for upcoming events, along with everything there is to know about visiting our sweet little city!
And if you aren’t into the music scene, there are still plenty other things to do like tour local historical sites, get up close to some Louisiana swamp life, visit some of our local breweries, tour the Tabasco plant, or check out a sports game featuring the University of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns! Whatever you choose to do, you are sure to have a good time.
For more things to do in Lafayette, visit LafayetteTravel.com
We can’t wait to see you, cher!
Have you ever been to Cajun Country? What do you recommend for other visitors to the area? Share your experiences in the comments section below!