Opelousas, Louisiana

Opelousas, otherwise known as the “Zydeco Capital of the World”, is a charming town with a rich history, a number of interesting local attractions, and quality discount hotel options. When in town, take a wander around the Historic District and admire the impressive antebellum and Victorian homes and buildings. The Michel Prudhomme Home is especially impressive and was used during the Civil War to house Union Soldiers. Do not leave town without exploring the Zydeco Music Exhibit which pays tribute to this unique form of Louisianan music and dance.