A place to stimulate all of your senses, Opelousas, LA has a rich history dating back to the 1700s. From the historic properties to the local train museum, visitors can share in a celebration of Opelousas’ fascinating past as a center of trade and commerce. The local people are proud of their heritage and are eager to share their stories through their museums, antiques stores.
Indulge your artistic side with a stroll through the Opelousas Cultural District, where you can take in all that the local art scene has to offer. Or, if it’s an active vacation you crave, stroll or bike through the North and South City Parks, which provide plenty of outdoor picnic spots to enjoy. Gather the family, load the picnic basket and breathe in those great outdoors.
Looking to let off a little steam? A great place to dance the night away, Opelousas has a wide range of Cajun music and Swamp Pop to offer -- genres laced with elements of French, Irish, German, Latin rhythms and more. You’ll take a trip around the world in one magical show.
Nothing says welcome to the spice capital of Louisiana like a mouth-watering meal bursting with Opelousas flavors. Every dish is built on Cajun and Creole creations which include the city’s legendary roux, boudin, gumbo and seasonings -- just a few reasons why Opelousas is a fantastic destination for food fans.
A stay in a comfortable and affordable IHG hotel offers direct access to this vibrant city. Book your stay today and join in the fun!