The crawfish capital of the world, Breaux Bridge is a great place to explore authentic Cajun culture in southern Louisiana . With its relaxing atmosphere, quaint downtown streets and traditional Cajun and funky Zydeco music, it’s the perfect culturally-rich getaway. Sample unusual local specialties such as seafood gumbo, gateau syrup cakes or sweet dough pies. The more adventurous can try alligator steak.