WPA 2011 Conference Things To Do

Things to Do in Acadiana

If you have the time you might well want to spend a few extra days enjoying Baton Rouge, Lafayette or New Orleans, all easily accessible from the conference hotel.

A terrific video (2 minutes long, worth watching) on fantastic Baton Rouge attractions!

Things to Do in Baton Rouge

Oak Alley and PlantationHere are 225 suggestions of things to do in Baton Rouge (225 is the area code of Baton Rouge).


Things to Do in Lafayette

Downtown Alive5Lafayette is the heart of Cajun Country, a great place to listen to music, to eat and to dance, and just 45 minutes west from the conference's home city of Baton Rouge


Things to Do in New Orleans

Photo: "Secondline Parade," by Carl PurcellNew Orleans is the home of jazz and of Creole cooking and culture, and a visit to the French Quarter is very easy to do before or after your visit to WPA2011!

Baton Rouge Image: Corbett, Suzanne. "Oak Alley and Plantation." St. Louis Globe Democrat. 13 June 2010: Online Edition.

Lafayette Image courtesy of Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission

New Orleans Image: Secondline Parade, photographer: Carl Purcell. Used by permission of the photographer and of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau