Vermilionville - Located in the Lafayette, La. This is a living history museum that preserves and represents the Acadian, Native American and Creole cultures from 1765 - 1890. There are 19 attractions that include 7 original homes that have been restored and there are more than 13 local artists that provide demonstrations of crafts and trades done by the early settlers. Open 6 days a week.
Acadian Village - Lafayette's oldest authentic vision of life in 19th century Southwest Louisiana. Acadian Village is a showcase of authentic homes along a winding bayou which depicts the unique Acadian architecture of the time. The homes were restored on site and are filled with period antiques.
Creole Nature Trail National Scenic Byway - Here lies a world of natural beauty and abundance whose people preserve the very heart of Louisiana's cultures. This is a land that beckons to everyone with a sense of adventure. This is Louisiana's Outback. This distinctive corridor through Louisiana's Outback is a journey through a wild and rugged terrain unique to Louisiana, America and the world.
Imperial Calcasieu Museum - The Historic Exhibit is a permanent exhibit with rotating artifacts depicting life from pre-1850 through the early 1900's through to the present.
Grevemberg House Museum - A beautiful restored House that takes you back in time. Come and enjoy the beautiful grounds as well as the house.
W.H. Tupper Museum - This unique museum offers visitors a glimpse of nearly every facet of early twentieth century life in rural Louisiana. Experience a simpler time when townsfolk picked up their mail, bought groceries, shopped for notions and toys and caught up on the news -- all at the same place, the Tupper General Merchandise Store.
The Thibodaux Playhouse - A great theater for bringing the magic of live theater to the people of South Louisiana.
Children's Museum of Acadiana - This museum features exciting hands-on exhibits for kids who will actually have fun while learning. Dedicated to de-mystifying everyday life for children ages 2 through 12 and groups are welcome.
Crystal Rice Plantation Heritage Farm - One step into the past and two steps into the future... No other words can describe the memorable experience of Crystal Rice Heritage Farm.
Houseboat Adventures - Offers many enjoyable activities like fishing, bird watching, boating, hunting, camping, hiking, water skiing, and site seeing. Enjoy the beauty of the area from a Houseboat.
Kart Ranch - Lafayette's Only Family Fun Center. Features Go Karts, Bumper Boats, Mini Golf, Batting Cages and more.
Putt Putt Fun Center - When you visit a Putt-Putt Fun Center, you choose fun for you and your family. At a Fun Center you may find go-karts, batting cages, game rooms, laser tag, miniature golf and more.
Southdown Plantation House/Terrebonne Museum - As solid as the day it was built, a lasting tribute to the sugar industry which helped to nurture tiny Terrebonne from its infancy to the present population of over 100,000 residents. It was the 21-room manor home of the Minor family, who helped to start the sugar industry.
Terrebonne Fine Arts Guild - This is visual arts center where visitors are encouraged to get involved and learn to appreciate the visual arts.
Zoosiana Zoo of Acadiana - Proud to provide daily care and maintenance for more than 500 animals representing more than 125 species!
Rip Van Winkle Gardens - Lose yourself in a wonderland of flora and fauna, a twenty five-acre semi tropical paradise that captures the senses and cleanses the soul. Discover a year-round explosion of color where irises, magnolias, hibiscus, camellias, azaleas, thousands of springtime bulbs and a breathtaking array of annuals paint a landscape across the Southern sky.