African American Heritage Trail Itinerary: Lafayette Area

Make your way to the Lafayette area to take in the plentiful impact of African American History Trail.

Travel along I-10 West from Baton Rouge to visit fascinating spots along the African American Heritage Trail in the Cajun country area. Take some time to drive through the celebrated Cajun cities of Lafayette, Opelousas and St. Martinville, and enjoy the landscape, cuisine and nightlife that the area has to offer.

Creole Heritage Folklife Center. Credit: St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission

Creole Heritage Folklife Center

Parish Brewing Company in Broussard, Louisiana

Parish Brewing Company

Maison Olivier house on the Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site

Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site