Days Inn Lafayette
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Finally we found someplace to stop!
We drove down to the road to get into this Walmart, well, every entrance had a yellow height barriers blocking the entrance - but we could see 3 motorhomes in the parking lot. We went around to the back entrance and were able to drive right in. We got ...
Woke up to rain today. After breakfast drove over to St. John's church which was built in 1821. Next to it was an amazing oak tree that is over 500 years old.
We then drove to the factory where Tabasco sauce is made. Angie was in heaven. Got some free samples to take along.
On the way back to the hotel, Spotted another casino, Cypress Bayou. Had to make another stop.
Headed back to watch the Super ...
... it was the size of a Walmart. It was fantastic. All kinds of food, candy, sodas, coffee, toys, jerky, and whatever you can imagine. The bathrooms were amazing. I tried to take some photos inside the men's room, but almost got beat up. We spent about half an hour there. Got back on the road, and drove on to Houston. As we approached the city, we got stuck in a massive traffic jam caused by freeway construction. ...
... but really not much. I found us a "hidden gem" of a locals restaurant and we popped in there for a bite to eat. It turned out that it was not much of a gem and that likely the locals would like it to remain local.
Fun fact: Le Petit Baton Rouge (The Little Red Stick) is used by some of the field workers to aid in picking only the perfectly ripe peppers that are the same color red as the stick is painted. ...
... consternation, they found their home occupied by Union troops during the Civil War. Their great-grandson preserved the family legacy and donated the house and gardens at the end of his life.
While we didn't travel many miles this day, we explored and experienced, which was always the goal of the day.
After checking into our hotel, we ate at R&M Boiling Point where we enjoyed a seafood platter and grilled shrimp. Our ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed