Reopening Downtown Breaux Bridge

Reopening Downtown Breaux Bridge

It can be said about small towns that the pros of living in them can also be cons, it just depends on who and when or where you are.  Everybody knows everybody.  A pro and a con.  Lack of privacy is an issue at times, but when it matters you are never alone.  When it...
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...
Swamp Scenes & Lurking Lizards

Swamp Scenes & Lurking Lizards

Aside from the culture and food, one of the biggest draws to Breaux Bridge, Louisiana are the alligators.  Lake Martin and the Atchafalaya Basin are home to thousands upon thousands of these large lizards.  With nearly one million acres within its boundaries, the...
Festivals: Crawfish is King Pt. 2

Festivals: Crawfish is King Pt. 2

Food is king when it comes to the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.  The main attraction is the boiled crawfish, and the festival sells so much that refrigerator trucks are full from top to bottom with sacks of Louisiana’s crustacean.  Aside from the simple bug boil...