Mover’s Guide to Lafayette LA

Did you get a new job near Lafayette, LA? Appletree Storage can help make your move easier with storage unit rentals to keep your items safe until you are settled in and ready to unpack. In the meantime, look through our mover’s guide to Lafayette, LA, get to know your new home! There is lots of fun for people of all ages!

About Lafayette, Lafayette Parish County, LA

Population: 126,515

Median Rent: $874

Lafayette is the fourth largest city in Louisiana. Known for being “the hub city,” it is close to major roadways that spread out in all directions. It embraces Louisiana’s rich history through its food and music. Each year, the city hosts Festivals Acadiens et Créoles, the world’s largest and oldest Cajun and Zydeco music festival, in October. 



1. Wild Louisiana Tours 1. Half Shell Oyster House
2. Jungle Gardens 2. Olde Tyme Grocery
3. Hilliard Art Museum 3. Bon Temps Grill

Nearby Neighborhoods

  • Abbeville LA
  • New Iberia 
  • Pilette LA
  • Sadou LA
  • Scott LA
  • Walroy LA

New Iberia

If you are a fan of TABASCO hot sauce, you must visit Avery Island. TABASCO has been in the McIlhenny family for 5 generations. Visit the museum and tour the factory. Then dine at 1868!, TABASCO’s restaurant.

Student Storage in Lafayette LA

Students can also take advantage of self storage! You do not need to drag your dorm or apartment furniture home with you on breaks. Keep everything safe in Lafayette LA until you return. The city is home to a few higher education institutions:

Storing with Appletree Storage

Appletree Storage on Guilbeau Road in Lafayette LA offers drive-up storage units in a variety of sizes. Let us help make your move to the area easier. We provide a secure place your items, and our cameras monitor 24/7 to assure your safety. Rent or reserve with us today through our contactless storage rentals!

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