Our spacious houseboat is moored in the Atchafalaya Basin. You can explore the swamps with the kayaks provided or take a swamp or airboat tour from local places. The houseboat sleeps up to 10. Relax in the quiet scenic beauty of the Louisiana bayou. Enjoy the beauty of nature, dine and dance to live Cajun/country music on the weekends during summer months.
The Summer Time is a 56 foot houseboat located in the heart of the Atchafalaya Natural Heritage Area, one of southern Louisiana's finest bayous. The Atchafalaya Basin is rich in natural flora and fauna. Activities include bayou sightseeing, fishing, bird watching and just plain relaxation!
Summer Time is moored in the Bayou Long off of East Stephensville Road deep in bayou country. You are just steps away from The Mosquito Bar where the locals congregate in the evenings to have a cold drink and a chat. Sit outside under the gazebo on the pier to enjoy the exceptional beauty of the bayou at sunset, or enjoy live music during the weekends. 4 miles further down the road is Gros Marina, which has live music on weekends during the warmer months of April to October. Drive down to enjoy the festivities
Summer Time has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 10 people; There are two full baths, one with shower and one with tub/shower combo. The houseboat is equipped with heating and air conditioning. A full kitchen includes dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, stove, coffee maker and toaster. A dining table for 4 and breakfast bar that seats 4 are off of the kitchen. An entertainment center in the living room includes a color TV with cable , DVD player, radio, and a selection of DVDs, books and games. Free Wi-Fi is available. The upper deck is covered. Under the covered area is a full wet bar that seats 4 and a dining area that seats 6. The upper deck also includes a Green Egg Bar-B-Q grill, hot tub, and selection of lounge chairs for sunbathing.
The houseboat is 85 miles west of New Orleans and its historic beauty and also a 90 minute drive south of Lafayette with its rich Cajun culture! New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette are close enough to visit via day trips and enjoy their many attractions all year round.
There are many area festivities and activities available, including:
Houseboat Area Activities
•Zydeco / Cajun Music
•Zydeco / Cajun Dancing
Events in the Area
Morgan City Vicinity
Bayou BBQ Bash “Morgan City Under the Bridge”
Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival
Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show
Eagle Expo and More
Harvest Moon Festival
Mardi Gras on the Cajun Coast
Patterson Cypress Sawmill Festival
Rhythms on the River
Shrimp and Petroleum Festival
Tour du Teche
Christmas on the Cajun Coast
New Orleans Vicinity
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
French Quarter Fest
New Orleans Food & Wine Expo
New Orleans Film Fest
Tennessee Williams Festival
Po Boy Festival
Essence Music Festival
Treme Creole Gumbo Festival
Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival
New Orleans Seafood Festival
Festival International de Louisiane
Lafayette Mardi Gras
Lafayette Downtown Alive (Friday evenings spring thru fall)
Lafayette Art Walk (second Saturday of the month spring thru fall)
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival
Breaux Bridge Saturday morning Zydeco Breakfast
Lull yourself to sleep to the night sounds of the bayou!
You will be greeted in person by caretaker and introduced to all facilities and services available.