Breaux Bridge, LA, is known for its Cajun food and Cajun dancing, and especially for its famous Crawfish Festival.
Just 15 minutes away is Lafayette, LA, home to its Acadian culture filled with history, folklore and good food! Visitors to this area are drawn to Vermilionville and Acadian Village, parks which beautifully depict the Cajun-Creole way of life from a by-gone era. Festivals Acadiens et Creole and Festivals International draw people from all over the world and of course Mardi Gras in Lafayette is a wonderful family oriented draw yearly.
Baton Rouge, our state capitol, is 45 minutes away, and New Orleans, is only 2 hours away.
River Road Plantations are only about an hour’s drive with such breathtaking views of the Mississippi River.
As the following list indicates, there is much to do in and around Breaux Bridge. This list will help you plan your itinerary before or during your visit to our cottages. (Due to Covid-19, you may want to call ahead before you visit any of these locations to determine their policy at the time of your visit.)
Tourist Centers: (where you can learn more about what our area offers)
Swamp Tours: The perfect way to learn about the wildlife in our area is to take a swamp tour. There are 2 types of swamp tours available: (1) A leisurely guided boat tour as you glide through cypress trees in the deep swamp watching for alligators, birds and other wildlife; (2) An exciting air boat tour traveling at high speeds through the swamp and bayous.
Other Outdoor Activities:
Restaurants in Breaux Bridge:
Yoka Breaux Bridge – Sushi Bar
Chen Seafood Restaurant – Chinese and Seafood
The Seafood Boiler – (Seasonal)
Restaurants in Arnaudville:
Dancehalls (may be closed temporarily due to Covid-19)
Louisiana Products – Take some “Louisiana” home with you!
TABASCO® Sauce – World famous peppery sauce
Steen’s Cane Syrup – Five-generation Louisiana producer of pure cane syrup.
Louisiana Fish Fry – Great for Cajun recipes
Tony’s Chachere Seasoning – Adds a peppery flavor to any meal
Slap Ya Mama Original Cajun Seasonings – Seasoning that provides an amazing Cajun taste
T-Boy Seasonings – A Cajun seasoning blend that adds flavor to any meal.
Cajun Power – Made in “The Most Cajun Place on Earth”, Vermilion Parish, Cajun Power offers items from its famous Garlic Sauce to Pepper Jelly and so much more.
Zatarains – A taste of New Orleans is found in every product, from rice mixes to crab boil.
Camellia – Camellia is the only brand of dried beans to use in Louisiana
Blue Plate Mayonnaise – One of the first commercially prepared mayonnaise brands, since the early 1900’s.
Mahatma Rice – Claims to be “America’s Favorite Rice” – a must for gumbo and jambalaya.