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Side Trips from New Orleans Travel Guide

Breaux Bridge

During the first full weekend in May the Crawfish Festival draws more than 100,000 visitors to this little dyed-in-the-wool Cajun town on Bayou Teche. The town has attracted a small arts community that includes renowned Louisiana photographer Debbie Fleming Caffery, and has traded its honky-tonks for B&Bs, antiques shops, and restaurants.

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