Home to more than 12,000 residents, Abbeville is the seat of Vermilion Parish. There are a lot of attractions that you can find in the city, so it makes sense to rent a bus rental in Abbeville, Louisiana and tour the city with your family and friends.
A bus rental in Abbeville, Louisiana can take you to more places in a shorter span of time. Some of the city's best attractions include:
Time your vacation to coincide with these festivals: the Daylily Festival and Garden Show, Les Lumieres du Village d'Abbeville, Giant Omelette Celebration, Louisiana Cattle Festival, and the Vermilion Carousel of Arts.
You might also want to check out the Louisiana Military and Hall of Fame Museum, situated at the Christ Crusta Memorial Airport. The museum has several displays and exhibits that pay tribute to the veterans of the state. Meanwhile, you can also catch a performance of the Abbey Players, Inc., a community theater group that has been producing the best musicals and theater shows in the Acadian area since the 1970s.
Or you can see who's exhibiting at the Abbeville Cultural & Historical Museum & Art Gallery or see the displays at Sam Guarino Blacksmith Shop Museum. Other places that you can go to include the iconic C.S. Steen Syrup Mill, Planters Rice Mill, and the Depot at Magdalen Place.
Avid golfers would love the Abbeville Country Club, which has 18 holes and more than 6,100 yards of golf at the longest tees. The golf course was designed by Frank A. Godchaugx and was first opened in the 1920s. It has a course rating of 75.0, a par of 72 and a slope rating of 125.
Abbeville has several historic buildings that you can visit. Stroll down the Abbeville Commercial Historic District, the Abbeville Residential Historic District, and the St. Mary Magdalen Church, Rectory, and the Cemetery. You might also want to check out the historic houses in the city and learn more about their history or admire their architecture. These houses include the Ovide Broussard House, Gordy House, Chauviere House, the Caldwell House and the Lyons House. Other sites listed on the national register are the St. Mary Congregational Church and the Richard Cattle Auction Barn.
Also visit the Vermilion Historical Society to learn more about their programs, preservation efforts and history-related events in the city.
Go to Avery Island, a salt dome and bird sanctuary near the city. Or you could go to the city's many parks to enjoy the great outdoors, play a variety of sports, enjoy the playground, have a picnic and just get everybody out into the open spaces. These parks are Abbeville R.V. Park, Parker Hebert Park, Mouton Park, Motty Memorial Park, McKinley Scott Park, Magdalen Square, Lafayette St. Park, Herbert Williams Park, Godchaux Park, Gertie Huntsberry Park and AA Comeaux Park.