Iberia Travel Blog
With so many fun things to do, summer is the perfect time to visit. We’ve created this handy guide to help you plan how to use those PTO days in our area this summer.
Summer is here! We here in Iberia Parish, know all too well the pros and cons of Southern summers and we’re here to help make sure your trip is one to remember and not one to regret with a few tips and tricks to conquer the area like a local.
Prizes, photos and summer. Oh my! We’ve created the “Summer Daze” movement for locals and visitors to show us and the world their summer fun in Iberia Parish by submitting photos of their time here.
On a budget? Keep that hard earned cash, we got you covered! From enjoying the great outdoors to touring historical main streets, here are 15 free things you can do for fun in New Iberia and Iberia Parish.
The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau will celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week May 5-11, 2019.
Classic cars and Cajun country = A fully revved weekend of fun
Every spring, more than 240 species of birds flock back to Iberia Parish. Waterfowl, roseate spoonbills and snowy egrets are just a few of the species of birds who call the Bayou Teche Corridor of the Atchafalaya Loop home, and there are numerous locations where they can be found.
The Louisiana Lao New Year Festival is one of the state's most culturally unique assets that draws crowds by the thousands each year. Lanexang Village, a small rural neighborhood of Iberia Parish turns into a vibrant festival ground with a global reach.
On Saturday, April 27, New Iberia will celebrate the 7th annual El Festival Español de Nueva Iberia. The focus and mission of the festival is to celebrate the 1779 founding of New Iberia by 16 Spanish families from Malaga, Spain.
Dragons will roam the earth again at the Acadiana Dragon Boat Races. Wess Robison guest blogs about the event and what it takes to tame these dragon riders.
Join the Shadows-on-the-Teche for the 2019 Plein Air Art Competition. See the participants and the numerous free events you can attend during March 9-16.
UL Lafayette's 2019 Symposium for the Books Along the Teche Literary Festival focuses on James Lee Burke's works and its representation of Louisiana politics in his novels.
The official Books Along the Teche Literary Festival: Celebrating New Iberia, Dave Robicheaux’s Hometown & Great Southern Writers will be held April 5-7, 2019, in New Iberia.
Coming Feb. 24 - April 6, 2019 to the Jeanerette Museum!
Check out locations you might've seen in your favorite movies and tv shows on the big (or small) screen.
Celebrating Over 120 years Of Black Women Practicing Medicine in Louisiana (1897-2018)
Get ready to prepare the perfect Fall dishes for Halloween or just to celebrate the changing of the leaves. Either way, we'll tell you how to turn up the heat during the crisp days.
Did you know that the father of the famous Blue Dog paintings was born in New Iberia? Here are three more fun facts about George Rodrigue and his ties to New Iberia.
By: Brittany Racca Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry Sept. 26-30, 2018 with parades, carnival, live Cajun and Zydeco music, car show, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competitions, horticulture show, pageantry and more. View our blog for more information. From sugar cane to sugary tunes, the official Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Spotify playlist has some of our favorite pop superstars and bubblegum anthems to celebrate the sweet fun of the oldest New Iberia festival.
With a new National Register Historic District Trail, business revivals, pocket parks like Church Alley and the George Rodrigue park under construction, as well as the fall unveiling of a state historical marker honoring Dr. Emma Wakefield-Paillet, New Iberia is working hard to honor the past as well as looking to improve its future.