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Cajun Trip with Sandi and Rocky

November 9, 2021 - November 14, 2021

Trails & Tales in Acadiana with the Vagabonds, Rocky and Sandi
Dates: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 – Sunday, November 14, 2021

FIVE NIGHTS, SIX DAYS
Includes:

  • Motor Coach from Georgetown
  • Hotel
  • Most Meals
  • Entry Fees, Driver, Gratuities
  • Special Speakers

Cost: $1390  PER PERSON DOUBLE, $1600 SINGLE

$500 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT IS DUE TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION

FINAL PAYMENT DUE BY AUGUST 31, 2021

Contact: Babs Cape if you are interested in insurance or have questions:  512-864-3560


TRIP SUMMARY: Journey to the land of the Cajuns –  descendents of French Acadians, expelled from Nova Scotia 300 years ago, who found a new homeland and culture in south Louisiana.

Cajun History
Acadian History Museums
Cajuns in the Wetlands: Rivers, Bayous, and Swamps
Mississippi River History and Impact
Acadian Wetlands Museum
Atchafalaya Swamp Boat Tour
Cajun Culture
Cajun Food, Music, Dance
Cajuns on the Prairies
Rice, Sugar Cane, & Crawfish
Acadian Prairie Museum
BBQ and Campfire at Rocky’s Lake House
   Meet the People of Acadiana
“Cajun Grand Ole Opry” Live Radio Show
Cajun Industries:  Farming and Petroleum
Hot Pepper Farming and Manufacturing
Gardens and Wildlife Sanctuary
Salt Domes and Oil Wells

Itinerary

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 – Sunday, November 14, 2021

            Day 1 Tuesday, November 9:  Heading To Cajun Country

                        – bus trip to Lafayette, Louisiana

                        – en route visit Louisiana Welcome Center, Oil & Gas Park, Gator Chaleau

                        – Cajun dinner & music, Lafayette, Louisiana

                        – hotel:  DoubleTree by Hilton,   Lafayette, La (five nights)


            Day 2 Wednesday, November 10:  Introducing the Cajuns:  History, Music, & Dance

                        – visit Acadian Cultural Center National Historic Site

                        – tour  Vermilionville Living History & Folk Life Park

                        – visit Evangeline Oak Site and Museum with archeology presentation

                        – Cajun dinner and Cajun dance lessons


            Day 3  Thursday, November 11:  Cajuns in the Wetlands:  Rivers, Bayous, & Swamps

                        – visit Army Corps of Engineers Old River Control Structure

                        – tour Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center National Historic Site

                        – boat tour in Atchafalaya Swamp

                        – dinner and dancing, restaurant overlooking Bayou Teche


            Day 4: Friday, November 12:  Cajuns at Work:  Agriculture & Petroleum

                        – visit Avery Island salt dome and McIlhenny Tabasco Factory

                        – tour Jungle Gardens Wildlife Sanctuary

                        – visit Acadian Museum of Erath with presentation about Royal Proclamation

                        – tour Jefferson Mansion or Gardens, and Lake Peigneur salt dome

                        – dinner overlooking the Vermillion River


            Day 5: Saturday, November 13:  Cajuns on the Prairies: Rice and Crawfish

                        – tour Conrad Rice Mill or Kelly’s Landing rice fields & crawfish ponds

                        – afternoon at Rocky’s lake house: BBQ, campfire, hiking, canoeing, local friends

                        – tour Acadian Prairie Cultural Center National Historic Site

                        – attend “Cajun Grand Ole Opry” live radio show @ Liberty Theater


            Day 6: Sunday, November 14:  Leaving Cajun Country

                        – return bus trip to Georgetown, Texas

                        – lunch en-route in Houston

                        – arrive Georgetown, Texas

Details

Start:
November 9, 2021
End:
November 14, 2021
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Website:
http://senioruniv.org/travel-passport/

Organizer

Babs Cape
Phone:
512-864-3650
Email:
babs@precisiontravel.com