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Your Hosts - Sandra & Joseph

We welcome you and can't wait to meet you on your next visit to the Cajun Mansion Bed & Breakfast near Lafayette, Louisiana.  There's always a lot going on at the mansion; whether its preparing for local festivals, romantic dinners or just socializing on the patio, it's just part of the southern hospitality that just goes on here.

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The absolute top 10 reasons to elope at louisiana cajun mansion bed and breakfast

The Absolute Top 10 Reasons to Elope

By Gailanne | Jun 11, 2018

Wouldn’t it be cool if Maroon 5 arrived at your wedding and did that bit from “Sugar”? Or how about if Gordan Ramsay helicoptered in to personally supervise your wedding caterers?  Oh yes, sugar, that would be the event of a lifetime!  But for the rest of us, don’t you think that kind of hoopla…

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seven miles to Avery Island road sign

Avery Island Day Trip

By Gailanne | May 18, 2018

Historically, Avery Island is known as the “Salt Dome”. Today, it is known as the birthplace for the only Tabasco sauce factory in the world. Lush with venerable live oaks and subtropical flora, it is just one of the islands that stand tall above south Louisiana. First a quick note about Louisiana Islands:  The word…

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Beautiful shot of Azaleas in bloom at Avery Island

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler – Spring Time in Acadiana

By Gailanne | Apr 12, 2018

Acadiana, “The Heart of Acadian” is the name given to our Nova Scotian French settled region here in Louisiana. People living here (Cajuns) have a “work hard, play hard” kind of attitude, which is why our area hosts so many events. There’s a reason why Lafayette is known as “The Hub City” of Louisiana. Over the…

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Amenities at The Louisiana Cajun Mansion Bed and Breakfast

Amenities at The Louisiana Cajun Mansion Bed and Breakfast

By Sandra Booher | Apr 9, 2018

When you stay at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion we want you to feel special; it’s important that every person who leaves the bed and breakfast feels as though they were pampered with our amenities.  It doesn’t matter if you are a business traveler, a vacation traveler or you just came for a romantic getaway; we…

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Festival International de Louisiane – Discover the Excitement of Lafayette Performance Arts

By Gailanne | Mar 28, 2018

There’s no place like Louisiana! We love our music and food and the Festival International de Louisiane offers both in abundance, plus awesome international cultural treats for every visitor! It’s that time of the year when Louisiana promises to offer the best and most fun-filled 5 days of your life. Get ready because the International Festival…

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specialty tea station at the mansion

How to Prepare the Perfect Tea Station

By Sandra Booher | Mar 22, 2018

Finding the perfect space for a tea station at your home is easier than you thought! B&Bs are all about relaxation, and one of the most relaxing treats you can experience at a luxury bed and breakfast is a cozy cup of tea. Have you ever wondered why you’ve enjoyed the tea stations at Bed…

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Scenic Louisiana: Creole Nature Trail

By Gailanne | Mar 8, 2018

Louisiana scenic attraction called the Creole Nature Trail – a 180-mile byway across the state.  The rich scenic beauty and boundless wildlife found along the Creole Nature Trail adventure brings joy to millions of visitors annually. As we breeze into springtime here in Acadiana, our thoughts turn to nature. The imprint of Louisiana’s natural bounty…

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Mardi Gras season 2018 - decorative display

Make Your Mardi Gras 2018 Plans at Louisiana Cajun Mansion Bed and Breakfast

By Gailanne | Jan 28, 2018

Mardi Gras, also known as “Fat Tuesday” is a French Catholic celebration that has a long-standing history in Louisiana. It is believed that the first Mardi Gras was held in 1837 in New Orleans but in later years, the tradition spread like wildfire in the southern region. Mardi Gras is known for several things but…

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Courir de mardi gras

Courir De Mardi Gras

By Sandra Booher | Jan 19, 2018

Have you ever heard of Courir De Mardi Gras celebrations in south Louisiana?  (Pronounced Kurir D Mardi Gra). If you are not from Louisiana, you would assume that the only way to celebrate Mardi Gras is the way it is done in New Orleans.  Many folks assume Mardi Gras consists of only parades where people…

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