Day 1: Arrive: Lafayette, LA. Check into Home 2 Suites by Hilton for 3 nights stay: Enjoy a Welcome Reception followed by Dinner and Dancing at local Cajun restaurant. (included)
Day 2: Breakfast at hotel then enjoy a day of touring with full time local guide. Sites include:
Shadows on the Teche (a sugar plantation mansion built in 1834 set among towering live oaks draped in Spanish moss located on the banks of the Bayou Teche); Kon Rico Rice Mill & Company Store (America’s oldest operating rice mill still using turn-of-the century equipment);
Tabasco Factory/Museum & Store (here you will learn how the sauce is made from growing of the pepper plants to the bottling process); Jungle Gardens on Avery Island (a paradise home for plants, birds, deer, heron, egrets + more).
And of course - we will take a Cajun swamp boat tour
exploring the difference between swamps and bayous
while seeing their amazing life forms and beauty.
Bring your camera.
Dinner & Zydeco music tonight (included)
Day 3: Breakfast at hotel - then we’re off to visit the Grand Coteau Historic District one of the few primarily rural districts on the National Register of Historic Places. Grand Coteau is noted for its magnificent trees that form alleys, groves, and gardens with more than 70 structures designated as architecturally significant; take a drive through the University of LA; visit St. John’s Cathedral and the nearly 500 year old OAK TREE; Jefferson Island with a tour of the Joseph Jefferson Mansion (also listed on the National Register of Historic Places); and end our day with a tour of the Acadian Village: Noel Acadien au Village that features half-a-million lights, a lit Chapel, lighted holiday displays, live entertainment, carnival rides, local cuisine, photos with Santa, holiday shopping in the Christmas Store and much more!
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R/T via deluxe new motor coach with wifi and restroom, full time group leader, 3 nights accommodations, guided tours + admissions, 2 dinners, 3 breakfasts, baggage handling.
COST: $789. per person double or triple occupancy / Single ADD: $225.
Call: 205-617-7866 to reserve - $100. per person required now to reserve a space.
Final Payment due date: OCTOBER 1, 2018
No refunds after final payment date. Trip insurance is available and recommended.
Celebration Tours is proud to present this unique Christmas time tour !
Lafayette, LA is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known as the ‘Happiest City in America.’ It is here that YOU will enjoy the charm of a by gone era in many locations along with some genuine Cajun hospitality.
A CAJUN CHRISTMAS
Lafayette, Louisiana - December 5-8, 2018
ALLONS A LAFAYETTE (Let’s Go To Lafayette)