If you ever want to get a vibe check on what life in Louisiana is really like, then you have to make your way out of the big cities and dive into the small towns. Louisiana’s small towns are the heartbeat of the state, and each one will give you a beautiful glimpse at how Louisianians live. Eunice, Louisiana is a charming little town in Cajun Country that’s perfect for a day trip, but you might just fall in love with it so much that you decide to make a weekend out of it!

If you really want to experience Eunice in all her glory, visit during Mardi Gras. If you’ve never experienced a Cajun Mardi Gras, you’re in for a real treat… just be sure to do some research beforehand because Cajun Mardi Gras is nothing like a New Orleans Mardi Gras.

Check out some of our other favorite small towns in Louisiana and make it your mission to visit them all this year!

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