Story Ideas

MUSIC:

  • The Legends of Cajun Music
  • Cajun Music - The Next Generation 
  • Kids Who Play Cajun & Zydeco Music 
  • The Origins & Evolution of Zydeco Music 
  • Musical Instrument Makers (Accordion, Fiddle, Triangle)

FOOD:

  • Eating Your Way Through Cajun Country (or, What A Way To Go!)
  • Low Calorie Cajun Cooking
  • Cajun and Creole Cookbooks

HERITAGE & HISTORY:

  • Cajun vs. Creole (Yes, There is a Difference)
  • Raconteurs & Traiteurs (Storytellers & Healers)
  • The Myth of Evangeline
  • Le Grand Derangement (The Expulsion of the Acadians from Acadie)
  • African-American Heritage Tours
  • The Native American Influence on Acadiana
  • Cajun or Creole French Dialects
  • A Cajun Country Mardi Gras
  • Culturally Unique Festivals
  • The Flags of the Acadians & Louisiana Creoles
  • Ghost Stories on the Bayou
  • Graceful Southern Plantations & Historic Homes
  • Acadian & Creole Folklife Villages

ECO-TOURISM:

  • The Mysterious Swamplands of South Louisiana
  • Bicycle Tours of French Louisiana
  • The Scenic Byways of Acadiana
  • Cajun Country - Off the Beaten Path
  • The Gardens of South Louisiana

AGRI-TOURS:

  • The Succulent Ecrevisse (Crawfish)
  • Food Manufacturers (hot sauces, seasonings, boudin, sausage, etc.)
  • The Country's Only Alligator Tannery

ARTISTS & ARTISANS:

  • Elegant Rhea Minaudiere Made in Maurice, La. (where!?!!)
  • Artists of Acadiana (George Rodrigue, Francis Pavy, Robert Dafford)
  • Acadiana Artists & Artisans - Traditional Folk Art to Contemporary Works

KIDS ARE TOURISTS TOO:

  • Innovative Children's Museum
  • Zoo of Acadiana has alligators
  • Lafayette Natural History Museum, Planearium & Nature Station
  • Swamp Tours
  • Festivals with Children's Activities

GAMING:

  • Cajun Jockeys (Thoroughbred Horse Racing)
  • Gaming Destinations