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Travel Blogs from Opelousas
We had meant to spend the night at a National park but the drive was too long and the weather was yucky so we pulled into a Truck Stop before it got dark. Some truck stops are fantastic, they have full picnic areas, bathrooms, snack bars, and the best part is they have over night security. It was a quiet night after a lot of ...
... with their mouth open wide and bearing pointy teeth all for the price of $12-16.00, alligator claw key chains for $3.99 and assorted jewelry made with gator teeth. We did think of Christmas presents....but decided these may not be the kind of presents our grandkids would covet.
To pass the time we continued reading the book we started yesterday. We have both realized that perhaps buying a boat and sailing may not be all that fun or ...
... back on the interstate we headed west over the 25 mile causeway across the Atchafalaya Basin, essentially a swamp area in southern Louisiana. The Atchafalaya Basin,[p] or Atchafalaya Swamp, is the largest wetland and swamp in the United States. Located in south central Louisiana, it is a combination of wetlands and river delta area where the Atchafalaya River and the Gulf of Mexico converge. The basin ...
Angelina accidentally ran over a huge pot hole. Our tires were destroyed! I called AAA and they sent out a tow truck. It's about 12 p.m. and I'm sitting in a local auto shop getting two new tires. Only $70...
Totals- Day 15:
- Tire Replacement- Lafayette, CA: $70
... campground was not taking any new guests because of flooding. Driving on in the rain, we decided to stop in Breaux Bridge. The Cajun Palms RV resort was real big, very wet and sparsely occupied. It was cold windy and rainy for the two nights we stayed.
Breaux Bridge is regarded as the crawfish capital of the world. We had a crawfish meal at Crawfish Town ...
Other places to stay in Opelousas
5696 I-49 North Service Road, Opelousas | 3 star hotelfrom $121
5454 I-49 North Service Road, Opelousas | 2 star hotelfrom $102
4165 I-49 S. Service Road, Opelousas | 2 star hotelfrom $67
5761 I-49 Service Rd., Opelousas | 1 star hotelfrom $67
5791 I-49 Service Road South, Opelousas | 1 star hotelfrom $58
2235 Creswell Lane Ext Lot B, Opelousas | 3 star hotelfrom $132