Iberia Parish, Louisiana boasts world-renowned Cajun and Creole cuisine and the contagious music you expect in Cajun Country, but we also claim world-famous attractions such as the TABASCO pepper sauce factory on Avery Island, America's oldest rice mill in New Iberia, the Gulf South's first National Trust for Historic Preservation house museum, lush tropical garden tours, and museums with amazing exhibits. We celebrate a rich cultural heritage with Spanish, Acadian, French, Creole, Native American and African roots. We celebrate this heritage and just about everything else at our area festivals, from Mardi Gras to Louisiana shrimp, sugar and music. We have produced prolific writers, musicians and artists. Our outdoors is its own work of art, from an award-winning Main Street, to lush wetlands offering ample birding and fishing opportunities in the heart of the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area. Just 20 miles south of Lafayette, 2 hours west of New Orleans and 4 hours east of Houston, this Cajun location is a must for visiting. Fill your itinerary with unique Louisiana events, exciting tours down bayous and trips to exotic islands. Enjoy lush tropical garden tours, famous factory tours, museums, an award-winning main street, stately plantation home tours, art galleries, live theatre, shopping, world-class fishing, walking tours, swamp tours, boating, golfing, birding, canoeing, festivals, world-renowned cuisine, scenic drives and more. Make your selections and discover the difference in Iberia Parish.