The City of Opelousas, LA
Opelousas is a popular city in the state of Louisiana with a total of 23,141 residents living there. Opelousas is ranked as the thirteenth most populated city in Louisiana and the 1357th most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to Opelousas is Lafayette, approximately 18 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Opelousas, including Continental Lounge, Joe's Sandwich Shop, Fontenot's West End Seafood Market, Crawfish House and Vidrine's Cafe. For a larger selection of Opelousas restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Opelousas Golf Courses, Casinos, Museums and/or Arenas, including the Cajundome - University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Evangeline Downs, St. John's Cathedral (Lafayette Louisiana), Farm Golf Club The and Jay & Lionel Herbert Municipal Golf Course The. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Opelousas please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Opelousas:
- Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT)
Opelousas, Louisiana Climate and WeatherIn the month of April, Opelousas experiences an average high temperature of 79 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in April are usually about 56 degrees with an average rainfall of 5.13 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Opelousas with daytime temperatures averaging 92 degrees in the summer, and 64 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Opelousas to receive an average of 5.46 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 5.08 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 106 degrees in the summer and as low as 8 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Opelousas 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 57.
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Opelousas, 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
5Jay & 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
6Les 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
7Par 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
8St. 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.
Opelousas, Louisiana Hotels
4Evangeline Downs Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member
2235 Creswell Ln Ext, Lot B
Opelousas, LA 70570
Opelousas, Louisiana Restaurants
This is a list of Opelousas Steak & Seafood Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Seafood, Sandwich Shops and Chinese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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