Looking for fun indoor activities to beat the heat this summer? Look no further than St. Mary Parish, the Cajun Coast! From shopping to theaters, there’s plenty to do indoors while still enjoying the unique Cajun culture and history of the area.
Savor the best of both worlds on Main Street in Franklin and Morgan City—enjoy the vibrant shopping scene while reveling in the cool comfort of air conditioning. Let the inviting stores and their refreshing interiors transport you to a world of retail bliss, where you can browse and shop to your heart’s content.
One must-visit indoor destination is the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in Franklin. This historic theater has been entertaining audiences since 1940 and still hosts a variety of live performances and events throughout the year.
Check out FIFOLET Candle Makers, located on Main Street, Franklin. Step inside their enchanting retail shop, nestled within a historic Greek Revival building, and let the mesmerizing candle flames cast a warm glow while keeping you cool from the summer heat. Explore their hand-poured 100% soy wax luxury candles. Discover your perfect scent and schedule a pouring session of your own!
Step into a 1950’s inspired oasis of sweetness at Lamp Station Ice Cream Shoppe, nestled in the heart of Historic Downtown Franklin’s Main Street. This family-friendly mom and pop shop, located next to its sister shop, the Lamplighter Coffeehouse & Bistro, offers a cool escape for all. Beat the heat and savor the nostalgia with every lick.
And of course, no trip to the Cajun Coast is complete without indulging in the delicious Cajun cuisine. Check out local restaurants like Cafe Jo Jo’s.
Whether you’re looking to escape the summer heat or just want to mix up your usual routine, the Cajun Coast has plenty of indoor activities to keep you entertained. Plan your visit today!