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Best Places to Cool Off in Lafayette This Summer – Our Top Five

There's just some things you can count on in Lafayette. Afternoon thunderstorms, traffic and the heat. We can't fix the thunderstorms or the traffic, but here are some ideas on how to cool off this Summer. We've compiled a list of some of the best places to beat the heat.



Planet Ice Hockey Rink

4317 Johnston St. Lafayette, LA  70503



You don't have to leave the ice action to the hockey players. Visit Planet Ice Hockey Rink on Johnston for some fun you normally wouldn't expect to find in South Louisiana. Planet Ice Skating and Hockey Arena offers an enjoyable family environment for leisure skating, birthday parties, and special events. The rink also offers all forms of skating competitions whether for figure skating or hockey.  Planet Ice offers a variety of instructional skating programs for children and adults alike. Whether you are interested in hockey or just learning how to glide on the ice, the arena has a fun activity for you. So strap on those skates and have some cool summer fun!




Borden’s Ice Cream Parlor

1103 Jefferson Street
Lafayette, LA 70501



We have a special place set aside for the Borden's Ice Cream Parlor on Jefferson. It's unique in the fact that it's the only retail store open in the United States. Ice cream always manages to bring the temperatures down, and the fun level up. Newly renovated and in a prime location, this is one place that will definitely help you beat the heat. And remember, if it's Borden's, it's got to be good!


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