Many coasts can boast of beaches or deep sea fishing, but the Cajun Coast has so much more! From Cajun culture, food & music, to inland swamp tours and the largest wetlands in the country, you’ll want to visit the coast with the most!
The Cajun Coast is a sampler of everything Louisiana offers, in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere that’s the heart of Cajun hospitality. Explore the exotic beauty of the Atchafalaya on a drive along our scenic byway or in the water along a paddling trail. [See our top 10 water activities] Visit our antebellum homes and historic communities. Explore our museums. Try your luck at a casino. Or play a round of golf at The Atchafalaya at Idlewild, an Audubon Golf Trail course! We have a golfing itinerary prepared along with just about any itinerary you want to follow – from Ghosts to Easy Rider!
The perfect place to start your Louisiana adventure is right here in St. Mary Parish. We’re 90 minutes or less from New Orleans, Baton Rouge or Lafayette. Come to the Cajun Coast and immerse yourself in what National Geographic called this “hauntingly beautiful land” – for a taste of the real Louisiana. We have plenty of accommodations to allow you to stay and explore! From historic homes to houseboats, and national chains to local boutiques, you can find your favorite spot. And, don’t forget the great outdoors; we offer everything from primitive camping spots to cabins and plenty of RV hookups, some steps away from the water.
And, because we want you to play it safe when you come to the coast, our accommodations, attractions, and even the visitor centers are maintaining strict protocols when it comes to cleaning and safety standards. Our shops are practicing social distancing as well, so come enjoy main street shopping and take home a memento of your travels or have your items shipped ahead!
Yes, the Cajun Coast is a dash of history, a cup of natural beauty, seasoned generously with the spice of new things to see and do-you’ll sample all this and more. We’re lucky enough to enjoy life on the Cajun Coast every day. That’s why we love to welcome visitors to share in the fun. Whether you stay a week or a weekend, you’ll find we’re the perfect place to enjoy part of any trip to Louisiana. Yes, the temperatures may rise, but along the water’s edge in Louisiana, you’ll feel cooler on the Cajun Coast – the Coast with the Most!