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“GORGEOUS!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Acadian Village

Acadian Village
Ranked #4 of 46 things to do in Lafayette
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Step back in time to a small 19th-century Cajun bayou community, which includes genuine Cajun homes relocated and combined with recreated period buildings and a Native American museum.
Lafayette, Louisiana
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“GORGEOUS!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2012

Wonderful and cozy way to experience and learn about the bountiful Cajun Country. Christmas is GORGEOUS with the entire Village covered in lights and festive scenery, shows, food... families look forward to it each year!

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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Worth a detour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

As other reviewers have said, this place is fantastic at Christmas. We visited a few years ago, and were suitably impressed to visit it again and to bring some friends . I love the "living history" element, where you can walk around and see how earlier Acadian settlers lives. Our friends liked it too.

It's also a fantastic place for kids, and stimulates their curiosity more than a text book or history class ever could.

Visited December 2011
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Lafayette, LA
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good collection of early structures”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

Christmas is particularly a good time, with the decorations. Very similar to vermillionville, you don't need to go to both.

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1 Thank Dave-LafayetteLA
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Dallas, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Authentic experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

Loved the authentic cajun village, they were actual buildings from the past, not reproductions. Awsome

Visited January 2012
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Louisiana
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fun.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2012

If you can go when it is all lit up for the Christmas holidays, it's beautiful.

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