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Gonzales Travel Guide

Gonzales is a great place to go on holiday; located south of Baton Rouge, it's an excellent vacation spot for family fun, a couples’ getaway or a long weekend away with friends. Gonzales Louisiana is mainly known for being the Jambalaya capital of the World and attracts tons of food tourists every year.

Things to Do in Gonzales

Head to the Jambalaya Park for tons of activities, including swimming pools, sports fields, playgrounds, and seasonal fair rides. The park is perfect for families on summer's days when the days are long as the area is ideal for a picnic. Touring the Ashland-Belle Plantation is also a great option, or, once you've worked up an appetite, sample the many jambalaya dishes the city is famous for.

Another popular spot is the Baton Rouge Zoo, which has a range of animals and information for visitors to learn about habitats and conservation.

Best Places to Stay in Gonzales

Stay close to the center for the best access to restaurants, shops, and public transport. Here is also where the majority of vacation rentals are, ranging from large homes to apartments and condos. Most properties in the area come with full kitchens, living areas, and multiple bathrooms and bedrooms. Whatever your needs, you're sure to find a home away from home here.

Best Time to Visit Gonzales

The best time of year to visit Gonzales is during the spring months.

Food in Gonzales

Don's Seafood is known for having some of the best Cajun food in the area, while El Paso Mexican Grill is a famous Mexican restaurant. Of course, jambalaya is available at many eateries across the city but The Cabin Restaurant is arguably the locals' favorite.

Price and Availability in Gonzales

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Gonzales tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Gonzales tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Gonzales is in June, while the cheapest month is in September. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Gonzales is in the high season in June. Gonzales has its low season in August, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Gonzales

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Gonzales. The hottest month in Gonzales is April, when temperatures peak at 99 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 24 ˚F. The wettest month in Gonzales is March with 8.13 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.33 inches of rain.

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