Hotel & Travel

Hotels & Travel


Hilton Garden Inn has been accommodative to our runners in the past and is a short distance from the start of Big Pete’s and Cajun Cup. You can make reservations by simply going online or by calling the hotel at (337)291-1977.

Air Travel

Lafayette Regional Airport accommodates inbound flights from most major cities across the US.


Lafayette is located in southwest Louisiana, and is approximately the following distances from these cities:

  • 150 miles from New Orleans, LA
  • 60 miles from Baton Rouge, LA
  • 220 miles from Houston, TX
  • 240 miles from Biloxi, MS
  • 230 miles from Jackson, MS
  • 350 miles from Little Rock, AR

About Lafayette

Lafayette is at the heart of  Cajun Country,  known as the ‘Happiest City in America’.

Travel to Lafayette and enjoy our thriving culinary scene and the unique culture in the heart of Cajun Country. Our area has a wide range of things to do what ever your interest are. Festivals, history, culture, and wildlife will give you lots to discover.

Marathon weekend is an especially fun time in Lafayette, sign up and find out why Lafayette is called the happiest city in America.

To find more information about the area and what it has to offer, please visit our friends at Lafayette Convention & Visitors Center.