Views from the Road: The Scenic Byways of Breaux Bridge, LA

Views from the Road: The Scenic Byways of Breaux Bridge, LA

With social distancing guidelines in place, it’s hard to come up with new and exciting things to do to keep your mind occupied.  A lot of people feel comfortable out and about with masks on, but for those that don’t why not take advantage of site-seeing from the...
The Best Solo Outdoor Activities in Breaux Bridge

The Best Solo Outdoor Activities in Breaux Bridge

We may not be able to dance together, eat together, or celebrate together right now, but that doesn’t mean Breaux Bridge, LA is lacking in activities you can do on your own or with your immediate family.  Fresh air is good for the soul, and no air is fresher than the...
The Bridge in Breaux Bridge

The Bridge in Breaux Bridge

The bridge that frames the entrance to downtown Breaux Bridge is beloved by the town.  The incarnation of the bridge we know and love today was built back in 1950 for a total of $233,000 (or $2.4 million today), however the first bridge in the town was built in 1799...
Zydeco : Accordions, The Blues and Dancing Shoes

Zydeco : Accordions, The Blues and Dancing Shoes

When you hear zydeco music for the first time, it’s immediately apparent that this is something different.  Nothing more accurately captures the sounds of the swamp or the joys of its people.  It is a merging of blues music, R&B and indigenous creole and...
Crawfish: Breaux Bridge’s Claim to Fame

Crawfish: Breaux Bridge’s Claim to Fame

It is difficult to look around the town of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana and not see a crawfish.  They are painted on bridges, carved into signs, used to decorate doorfronts, and more. It is the Crawfish Capital of the World after all.  But how and why?  Louisiana as a...