Check out Lafayette, Louisiana in your RV rental from RVshare! This beautiful city lies along the Vermilion River and was founded in the 19th century by the Acadians. The legacy of Louisiana’s Spanish, French, and Caribbean ancestors abounds here and has created a city with, amongst other attractions, a vast selection of restaurants serving authentic Cajun food. With its impromptu Zydeco concerts, lively street festivals, food markets, and historic plantations, this Cajun Country city is perfect for an RV rental Lafayette LA.
Whatever your interests, Lafayette has an attraction for you. Check out just three of the many places that you can experience when you travel in an RV rental to Lafayette, Louisiana.
The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist is a historic Roman Catholic Cathedral that was built in the Dutch Romanesque style. It was founded in 1821 and has the distinction of being the first church in the Lafayette Parish. It features a museum that contains exhibits and other memorabilia that detail the history of the parish and the Cathedral. In addition, it is home to a majestic 500 year old oak tree and a cemetery that dates back to 1821.
Vermilionville Living History Museum and Folklife Park features exhibits of the cultural resources of the Native American, Acadian, and Creole cultures from 1765-1890. It sits on a 23-acre site that lies on the banks of the Bayou Vermillion, and has 19 attractions including seven restored original homes and over 10 local artisans that demonstrate a number of crafts that were utilized by the early settlers. Since its opening in 1990, it has grown to become one of Lafayette’s premiere tourist attractions and draws in over 50,000 visitors annually. Don't you dare miss this when you visit in an RV rental Lafayette Louisiana.
From wagon wheel to the oil industry, this cultural center tells the story of the Cajuns and other groups who live in Louisiana through films, exhibits, ranger programs and a number of events that showcase local traditions. Grab a portable media player and take guided tours of the museum, or have fun exploring everything that this cultural center has to offer. Before you leave, be sure to check out the gift shop, where you will find a variety of books, cookbooks, crafts, and music to commemorate your visit.
It is essential that you find a quality campground to use as a home base for your camper rental in Lafayette. To this end, we have supplied you with three campgrounds that are sure to fit the bill.
Although Poche’s RV park has an unusual layout, its great location and many amenities make this well-maintained campground a winner. In fact, RVers traveling in their RV rentals near Lafayette, Louisiana take time out, and drive a few minutes more just to stay in this campground. You will love the ambiance that exudes from the family run operation because it is obvious that they care about their guests. In addition, its location makes it excellent for exploring Louisiana’s Cajun Country in your camper rental Lafayette LA. So, if you love peace and quiet and like communing with nature, this 85-acre park is the place for you to get away from it all.
89 total spaces
30/50 amp service
Stocked fish pond
Self-service RV Wash
This RV resort features a huge selection of amenities that will make your stay in a trailer rental Lafayette, LA memorable. Whether you would like to experience pure Cajun fun or relax and get away from it all, this park has everything to make your desires come true with your travel trailer rental Lafayette LA.
338 available spaces
30/50 amp service
If you would like to experience Cajun camping at its best, then this is the RV park for you and your motorhome rental Lafayette LA. It is home to a ten-acre lake where you can catch fish for dinner; no license required. But if you don’t want to fish, you can take a load off and relax in the shade of their huge oak trees or lounge around one of their two large pools. In addition, it is located nearby to a number of attractions. This is a terrific choice if you want to enjoy your camper rental in Lafayette.
160 available spaces
30/50 amp service
There’s always something to do in Lafayette. To get a taste of what they have to offer, check out some of the following events.
The residents of Lafayette work hard, but they play even harder. To this end, there are a ton of festivities held throughout the year. One of its most appetizing is the Cake Fest, which is a locally organized cake competition and show. While here, take some time to try out the delicious samples and catch of glimpse of your favorite TLC and Food Network bakers.
If you are looking for something that will get your heart pumping, there are a couple of marathons held throughout the year. For example, the Color Vibe 5K event is a color blast race that is great for raising money for charity and getting covered head to toe in splashes of color. It truly is a fun, unique and very colorful experience. If you are not into running, you can still enjoy the festivities as there are always a number of food trucks and other vendors at the race to enjoy when you visit in your trailer rental Lafayette LA.
Whether you would like to enjoy some peace and quiet, learn local history, or get covered with paint, Lafayette’s abounds with many opportunities for you to try something new. Hopefully, the above list has provided you with some inspiration so that you have fun exploring this fun city. Hop in your trailer rental to Lafayette and have fun exploring what it offers.
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