The City of Lafayette, LA
Lafayette is a popular city in the state of Louisiana with a total of 114,915 residents living there. Lafayette is ranked as the fourth most populated city in Louisiana and the 203rd most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to Lafayette is New Iberia, approximately 22 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Lafayette, including Church's Fried Chicken 214, Blue Bell Creameries, Charlotte's Lounge, Lunch Box and Rich Seafood Market & Grill. For a larger selection of Lafayette restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Lafayette Casinos, Golf Courses, Museums and/or Arenas, including the Evangeline Downs, Cajundome - University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Jay & Lionel Herbert Municipal Golf Course The, Farm Golf Club The and St. John's Cathedral (Lafayette Louisiana). For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Lafayette please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Lafayette:
- Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT)
Lafayette, Louisiana Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Lafayette experiences an average high temperature of 62 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 42 degrees with an average rainfall of 6.25 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Lafayette with daytime temperatures averaging 90 degrees in the summer, and 64 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Lafayette to receive an average of 5.33 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 5.64 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as 9 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Lafayette should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 80 degrees, and nighttime lows of 58.
Lafayette, Louisiana Attractions
1Blackham Coliseum - Lafayette,
Blackham Coliseum is a multipurpose arena in Lafayette, Louisiana. It was built on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus in 1950 as the home to the then-named USL Bulldogs, now called the Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns basketball teams. It remained the home for the men's team until the Cajundome was completed in 1984. The women still play the majority of their games at Blackham Coliseum. It hosted the Southland Conference men's basketball tournament in 1982.
2Cajundome - University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Lafayette,
The Cajundome is a 12,068 seat multi-purpose arena in Lafayette, Louisiana. It is home to the Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns basketball teams of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette Wildcatters of the Southern Indoor Football League and the Louisiana high school basketball state championship.
3Evangeline Downs - Opelousas,
Evangeline Downs is an American race track and casino that is situated in St. Landry Parish, just east of Opelousas, Louisiana. With a seven furlong oval track, the facility provides close to 1,000 horse stalls for Thoroughbred flat racing and American Quarter Horse racing. The original track opened on April 28, 1966 at Carencro, Louisiana and remained there until 2005 when it moved to Opelousas, Louisiana as part of new racino operation.
4Farm Golf Club, The - Carencro,
The Farm Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Lafayette County Louisiana. Built in 2003, this Carencro course designed by Jeffery D. Blume is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 365 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 337-886-2227. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 1235 Beau Basin Rd, Carencro, LA 70520
5Iberia Golf & Country Club - New Iberia,
The Iberia Golf & Country Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Iberia County Louisiana. This course is located in the city of New Iberia, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 318-364-5141.
Address: 400 Front St, New Iberia, LA 70563
6Jay & Lionel Herbert Municipal Golf Course, The - Lafayette,
The Jay & Lionel Herbert Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lafayette County Louisiana. Built in 1925, this Lafayette course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 318-291-5557. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1121 Mudd Ave, Lafayette, LA 70501
7Les Vieux Chenes Golf Course - Youngsville,
The Les Vieux Chenes Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lafayette County Louisiana. Built in 1977, this Youngsville course designed by Marvin Ferguson is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 318-837-1159. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 340 Rue de Vieux Chenes, Youngsville, LA 70592
8Par Three Course at Links of Lafayette - Lafayette,
The Par Three Course at Links of Lafayette is an 18 hole public golf course in Lafayette County Louisiana. Built in 1993, this Lafayette course designed by David Duhon is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 318-984-1556. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim ok.
Address: 1040 E Broussard Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508
9Shadows-on-the-Teche - New Iberia,
Shadows-on-the-Teche is an historic house and garden owned and operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It was built in 1831-1834 for sugarcane planter David Weeks and his wife Mary C. Weeks. A National Historic Landmark, the house is located in New Iberia, Louisiana.
10St. John's Cathedral (Lafayette, Louisiana) - Lafayette,
The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, originally called l'Eglise St-Jean du Vermilion, is a historic Roman Catholic cathedral. It was the first church in the Lafayette Parish, built in 1821. The site was donated by Jean Mouton.
Lafayette, Louisiana Hotels
4Fairfield Inn & Suites Lafayette I-10
2225 Nw Evangeline Thruway
Lafayette, LA 70501
8Baymont Inn And Suites Lafayette Airport
2200 Ne Evangeline Thruway
Lafayette, LA 70501
Lafayette, Louisiana Restaurants
This is a list of Lafayette Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops, Fast Foods & Carry Out, Delicatessens Retail, Fine Dining Restaurants and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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