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    City: New Iberia
    999 Parkview Dr. New Iberia, LA 70560
    Daily 4-11PM. Favorite of the locals for boiled seafood, fried seafood, gumbo and other Cajun specialties.
    City: New Iberia
    5505 Rip Van Winkle Rd New Iberia, LA 70560
    Daily 9AM-5PM. Last house tour 4PM. Admission. Experience a guided tour of the Joseph Jefferson Home (ca. 1870), a grand architectural masterpiece built as a hunting lodge and painting studio for...
    City: New Iberia
    Main Street New Iberia, LA 70560
    National Main Street Award Winner. Take a walking history tour of the historic buildings, landmarks and take a stroll along the Bayou Teche Boardwalk. Art Galleries, boutiques, antique shops,...
    City: New Iberia
    2714-B Hwy. 14 New Iberia, LA 70560
    Two story, non-smoking, economy hotel. Newly renovated rooms ranging from single king with jacuzzi to double queen with kitchenettes. Daily, weekly and monthly rates available. Free Wi-Fi, expanded...
    City: New Iberia
    1000 Parkview Dr New Iberia, LA 70560
    Mon-Fri 10AM-5PM, Sat 10AM-3PM. Women's clothing, gifts and accessories.
    City: New Iberia
    411 W. Pershing New Iberia, LA 70560
    Mon-Fri 6:30AM-3PM. Creole food, gospel music and family photos welcome diners. Enjoy favorites including crispy fried chicken, rice and gravy, smothered cabbage and hard-crusted pork chops.
    City: New Iberia
    320 Center St New Iberia, LA 70560
    Thursday - Saturday 10AM-5PM. Antiques, collectibles and more.
    City: New Iberia
    211 W Saint Peter St New Iberia, LA 70560
    Selling fresh produce, vegetable plants, yard eggs, homemade jams, jellies, pies and breads, and local, seasonal seafood the last Thursday of each month. Visit website for additional farmers market...
    City: New Iberia
    3004 Weeks Island Rd New Iberia, LA 70560
    Conveniently located at the intersection of Hwy 90 East and Hwy 83. 91 Campsites Shaded by Trees. Children stay free, - Pets Allowed

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Founded by Spaniards in 1779 on the banks of Bayou Teche, New Iberia eventually became home to French settlers known as Acadians, who had been driven from Nova Scotia by British troops. The Acadians, who in their new home came to be known as Cajuns, imbued the region with their unique cultural traditions and cuisine. Today the area—which is home to world-famous Tabasco® hot pepper sauce—is renowned for its food, music and festivals, which draw from the melting pot of Spanish, French, African-American and Creole heritage.

New Iberia’s dedication to preserving its history has helped the community win accolades for its restored Main Street and historic downtown area. A walking tour of the East Main Street National Register Residential District reveals the stomping grounds of famed Detective Dave Robicheaux, the main character in novels by New Iberia native and Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Lee Burke. History is on display in the Bayou Teche Museum and at Shadows-on-the-Teche, an antebellum home was once occupied by Union soldiers during the Civil War. New Iberia also is home to the South’s largest source of quality religious articles, the Rosary House, which draws visitors from far and near to buy hand-made rosaries, devotional candles, statues and medals.

In anticipation of the solemn Lenten season each year, New Iberia throws a festive Mardi Gras celebration, with parades, balls and much revelry. September brings the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival and Fair, and in October, get ready for the World Championship Gumbo Cook-off. Whether dancing to a fiddle and accordion at a fais-do-do, or perfecting their culinary talents at year-round festivals, people in this area are dedicated to their signature slogan: Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let the good times roll!
Iberia Parish