Readers of USA TODAY and 10 Best are being asked to vote on the 'Best Summer Weekend Escape,' and Lafayette is nominated!

Voting goes on through May 26th, so pass the word to all your friends and family to vote for Lafayette - you can vote once a day until the contest ends! (We already KNOW it's the best summer weekend escape!).

Check out the awesome video from Lil Nathan and the Zydeco Big Timers, and see why people come to Lafayette for our wonderful music and culture, among other things!