EXPLORE CAJUN COUNTRY, a land of black coffee and bayous, steaming crawfish and swamps, and miles of sun-drenched prairie stretching along Louisiana's Gulf Coast from the great River Road to the Texas border.
Cajun Country Guide provides visitors with the most information on the best:
- Creole and Cajun restaurants serving roasted game, fresh seafood, jambalaya, gumbo, ï¿½toufï¿½e, alligator sauce piquante . . .
- Rustic seafood joints, roadside cafï¿½s, barbecue stands, and markets selling everything from boiled crawfish to Cajun beef jerky and boudin
- Cajun dance halls, tin-roof zydeco clubs, swamp-pop lounges, and restaurants where you can dance to the music of Cajun Country
- Swamp tours, gardens, hiking trails, alligator-and bird-watching spots
- Plantation tours, historic homes, small museums, and local craftsmen
- Bed and breakfasts, hotels, houseboat rentals, swamp cabins, and beach cottages
"Next to a wallet stuffed with greenbacks, this book may be the most valuable commodity for anyone exploring Cajun Country."
--The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune
"The authors take you to every run-down dancehall at the end of some unnamed road--where the bon temps really do rouler."
"A comprehensive guide to every shop, store, honky tonk, and food stand in the area."
"The most comprehensive guide to Cajun Country ever published."
"To call this book a labor of love is an understatement. Macon Fry worships at the shrine of Our Lady of the Authentic Down Home Experience. After perusing Cajun Country Guide you will want to join the congregation."
Macon Fry and Julie Posner are freelance writers who live in New Orleans. Fry's features have appeared in publications including Louisiana Life, The Times-Picayune, and Gambit. Ms. Posner is the creator of the Louisiana Festivals and Events Calendar and the Louisiana Festivals and Events Guidebook.
even though this is an old guide, it is still the best guide for cajun country. although many of the food and dance joints are not still around, this gives the best overall info on... Read morePublished 17 months ago by kaydee
This guide was helpful. It helped in planning our trip and deciding what to see and what to do. Good hints about music and food.Published on July 5, 2013 by Nancy Shinno
Here's 450 pages dedicated to all things Acadiana. Another popular guide gives readers 350 pages for the entire state. Read morePublished on April 5, 2013 by Jon L. Albee
I used this book everyday when travelling and it is the most comprehensive and interesting of all the guide books. Too bad for the updated phone numbers.Published on July 31, 2010 by bluesunset
I just came back from Cajun country after using this book for my itinerary.
I didn't check when this book was written before my purchase. Read more
I wanted to tour Cajun country, so this seemed like the perfect guide. And it was really great, but it's very out of date, which made things a little hard. Read morePublished on May 21, 2005 by Lance Winters
This book is a great guide to a significant number of the thriving hot spots for cajun and zydeco music and dance. Read morePublished on September 15, 2004 by Lee West