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TravelWise

Cajun Country
October 2000

In the October issue of TRAVELER, we feature 22 superb weekend getaways. One of our selections is Cajun Country, which writer Mel White describes as “a special part of south and central Louisiana where I always have a good time.” We think you’ll be inspired to visit after reading White’s tale. So here, we offer the very best links on traveling to Cajun Country.


BASICS

Getting There
www.quickaid.com/moreapts.html
Links to major airports in Louisiana

Making Telephone Calls
www.555-1212.com/area_codes.cfm
Enter 70535 for Page, a Cajun Country-area city

Determining Time Difference
www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/search.html
A searchable directory for the current date and time in any place worldwide

Checking Weather Forecasts
www.weather.com
Seven-day forecasts, current weather conditions, satellite maps, and severe-weather alerts

ESSENTIALS

Where to Eat
www.cajunlife.com/enter2Rest.htm
Hours of operation, descriptions of cuisine, and telephone numbers for countless restaurants in the heart of Cajun Country

www.travelfile.com
Addresses and telephone numbers of restaurants in Cajun Country

Where to Stay
itbecajun.com/Cajun_Directory/Travel/travel.htm
Links to several Cajun travel and lodging services, bed-and-breakfasts, and manor houses

www.lapage.com/crt/l-cj-laf.htm
A directory organized by city with listings of accommodations and information on nightlife, attractions, and shopping

www.travelfile.com
Addresses and telephone numbers of chain hotels, inns, and motels in Cajun Country

How to Get Around
www.cajunlife.com/travel.htm
An extensive directory of Cajun Country car rental companies, bus lines, and airline charters

THINGS TO DO

Nightlife and Entertainment
www.cajunlife.com/enter2.htm
Listings of hot spots—nightclubs, lounges, and dance halls—in Cajun Country cities

Cultural Activities
itbecajun.com/Cajun_Directory/Festivals/festivals.htm
Descriptions and contact information for Cajun Country festivals and musical performances, including Mardi Gras and the Cajun Gumbo

www.cajunlife.com/attract_Mus.htm#Museum
An extensive Cajun Country museum guide with exhibit information, hours of operation, and contact numbers

MEDIA

Newspapers
www.noconnect.com/forms/cajunews.ht
An electronic newsletter with information on and events in Cajun Country (in French and English)

Radio
itbecajun.com/Cajun_Directory/Information/informaton.htm
Link to several radio stations that serve Cajun Country cities

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Cajun Country Listings
www.crt.state.la.us/crt/cajun1.htm
A directory of telephone numbers and addresses for Cajun Country tourist centers

Encyclopedia of Cajun Culture
www.cajunculture.com/index.html
Information on Cajun Country villages, parishes, museums, recipes, music, festivals, and more

Cajun Genealogy and History
www.genweb.net/acadian-cajun
Detailed information on the history of Cajun culture and genealogy, with links on notable places to visit

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