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Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

Opened in 2006, the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area is found in the Louisiana Plantation Country just west of Baton Rouge. The area covers over 14 parishes, featuring a variety of Cajun cultural sites and excellent things to do.

The area runs from Baton Rouge to Alexandria and back down through Lafayette. Visitors will find plenty of outdoor recreation, culture, history, and must-sees throughout the heritage area. Over 14 tours are offered of the heritage area, including the Cajun Christmas Tour, Historic Downtown Plaquemine, Creole Heritage Tour, and more.

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
1051 N 3rd St.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
(225) 342-3413

2 Hotels Near Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

Best Western Chateau Louisianne Suite Hotel

710 N Lobdell Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806-2973
Phone: (225) 927-6700

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High Speed Internet Access Complimentary full breakfast includes scrambled eggs, hot grits, hot waffles and freshly baked biscuits. Sausage is served on Saturdays and Sundays only. Exercise gym Children's activities Courtyard pool and indoor whirlpool Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms.  Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit.  Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion.  Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum.

Best Western Plus Richmond Inn & Suites-Baton Rouge

2683 Energy Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-2627
Phone: (225) 924-6500

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High Speed Internet Access Complimentary breakfast Exercise facility, 24 Hour Two elliptical machines, two treadmills, two types of bikes, stair climber, free weights, two flat screen televisions with HD channels, cold water, towels Physically challenged facilities pool lift Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms.  Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit.  Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion.  Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum.
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