Eunice is in the Acadiana subregion of Louisiana. This town is essentially considered the center of the Prairie Cajun culture. A new city by Louisiana standards, Eunice was settled in 1900 as a planned city on the railroad. Home to the National Park Service's Prairie Acadian Cultural Center and the Liberty Theater, Eunice has quickly become one of Louisiana's major destinations for all things Cajun.
The major routes into Eunice are:
- US Highway 190
- Louisiana Highway 13
- 1 Prairie Acadian Cultural Center - Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, 250 West Park Avenue. Wed-Fri 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Sat 9:30AM to 6:00 PM. Highlights the culture of the Prairie Cajuns by use of displays, exhibits, and weekly activities. Music show and cooking demonstration held every Saturday afternoon. Free.
- 1 Cafe Mosaic, 202 S. 2nd St., ☏ . Mon-Fri 6AM to 9PM, Sat 7AM to 9PM, Sun 7AM to 7PM. In the heart of downtown Eunice. Coffee and espresso-based drinks, artisan sandwiches and foods, Wi-Fi, TV, outdoor seating available $2 and up.
- 1 Eunice Inn, 1145 E. Laurel Avenue, ☏ .
- 2 Howard's Inn Motel, 3789 Hwy 190 East, ☏ . $50 a night and up.
- 3 Best Western Eunice, 1531 W. Laurel Avenue, ☏ .
- 4 Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham, 1251 E. Laurel Ave., ☏ .
|Routes through Eunice|
|Huntsville ← Jasper ←||W E||→ Opelousas → Baton Rouge|
|Jct N S ← Mamou ←||N S||→ Crowley → Kaplan|