Rayne, LA
Rayne, LA

Top 6 Activities for a Sizzlin’ Louisiana Summer Getaway

Summer is almost here! As spring gives way to warmer temperatures and the days grow longer, it’s time to get out and have some fun in the sun! Maison D’Memoire in Rayne, Louisiana is the perfect place to stay and experience all that Cajun Country has to offer. From great restaurants and lookout spots to tours and sightseeing, there is much fun to be had. Check out our top exceptional summer activities!

Enjoy the beautiful property around our Lafayette, LA area cottages!

1. Relax & Unwind in a Cozy Cottage

Join us at our top-rated romantic and cozy Louisiana bed and breakfast; your home away from home. We have all the amenities you need for a wonderful stay. We offer 4 lovely cottages that have full kitchens. Select cottages offer a two-person jetted tub. Sit outside on the porch and enjoy the fresh air while sipping on a delicious glass of lemonade. There’s no better way to end a day than watching the sunset among the swaying trees.

Delicious country breakfast with fruit, juice and coffee mugs

2. Indulge in Our Delicious Breakfasts

Start your day off right with our delicious breakfasts. Made fresh every morning and delivered to your cottage, you can look forward to a diverse arrangement of fruit, pastries, and delectable main courses like our egg quiche. Enjoy a home-cooked breakfast from the privacy of the cottage before you venture out for your day of fun.

a bowl of gumbo with bread

3. Enjoy Southern Food at its Finest

A trip to Louisiana would not be complete without trying some of the best locally-owned restaurants. These hidden gems should be on everyone’s bucket list.

  • Chef Roy’s Frog City Cafe – If you’re looking for delicious cuisine Chef Roy’s is only a mile away from Maison! Serving up local specials and unique dishes like nowhere else, there’s a little something for everyone. Experience food with a personal touch and intimate atmosphere with head chef Benoit Morel at this one-of-a-kind Rayne establishment.
  • Fezzo’s Seafood, Steakhouse and Oyster Bar – located 13 minutes away in Scott, Louisiana with another location nearby in Crowley, this top-rated restaurant offers many Southern delicacies with a diverse menu. Fezzo’s has something for everyone! Belly up to the bar or in the dining room and enjoy a dinner you won’t soon forget.

Spanish moss hanging above water in the bayou

4. Explore With an Unforgettable Swamp Tour

One of the most famous landmarks in Louisiana is the signature swamps. Embark on an adventure and explore the swampland with a Cajun Country swamp tour from Mcgee’s Landing & Atchafalaya Basin Tours! Their 90-minute swamp tours and airboat rides are not only exhilarating but also educational and environmentally conscious. For a truly unique experience try out a sunset tour.

While not guaranteed, guests have enjoyed seeing:

  • Alligators
  • Herons
  • Ancient Cypress Trees
  • Egrets and More!

a woman using a telescope and pointing towards something in the sky

5. Enjoy Stargazing On Our Grounds

It’s often the little things in life that bring the most joy. There is nothing more rewarding than venturing onto your own porch at night when the temperatures drop and the romance heats up. Guests love relaxing, sipping a cold beverage, and gazing at the stars with their loved ones. This makes for the perfect end to a perfect day.

cajun food, beer, and sides all on an outdoor picnic table

6. Tantalize Your Taste Buds with a Cajun Food Tour

The local cuisine of Louisiana is simply phenomenal. Embark on a Cajun Food Tour! This fun activity offers an authentic Cajun experience which also exposes you to Creole culture. All food is included with the cost of the 3-hour tour and you will enjoy tastings at five different hidden gem locations. Cajun Food Tours now offers a NEW full-day Cajun Experience Tour. Don’t miss out on the fun, book a tour today.

Cottage interior

Join us in Cajun Country for an incredible Louisiana summer getaway.

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The pond at Maison D'Memoire Bed & Breakfast Cottages