a cornucopia of culture, history, and unique attractions. Explore
magnificent marshlands, Leland Bowman Locks in Intracoastal City, emu and alligator farms, and
diverse agriculturally rich lands. Experience a Cajun Cowboy Cattle Drive, a tour of
Abbeville's Historic District including the grandiose St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, or a
trip to Erath's Acadian History Museum. Attend a captivating performance at the Abbey Players'
Theatre in Abbeville. As you travel the Jean Lafitte Scenic Byway, enjoy the abundant wildlife,
hybrid day lilies, flora, pristine and serene land, and wonderful waterways. Capitalize on some
of the best birding spots in America. Vermilion Parish, "the most Cajun place on Earth"
according to the latest census, touts fabulous food; fun-filled festivities in Abbeville,
Erath, Gueydan and Kaplan; toe-tappin' Cajun, French, Zydeco and Country music; and "joie de vivre"!
For more information, contact:
Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission.
Louisiana Office of Tourism.
Area Culture and Traveler's Guide, with a Tour
Listings for Travelers: Attractions, Dining, Lodging and More