Iberia Travel Blog
Happy New Year! As cliché as it seems, a new year does bring with it new friends, new adventures and new memories, and Iberia Parish is already working on its resolution of bringing all of these to our visitors and locals in 2016.
Try Conrad Rice Mill/KONRIKO®'s recipe for duck gumbo this fall season for a delicious take on a classic concoction!
New Iberia's sister city of Alhaurin de la Torre may be in Spain, but the twin cities share a long and strong history through tourists, culture and the annual El Festival Espanol. Read José Manuel de Molina Bautista's guest blog to discover another side of New Iberia.
Before you celebrate the history, culture and heritage of Spanish New Iberia at the El Festival Espanol de Nueva Iberia, learn about the Spanish roots in the parish in Chairman Ebrar Reaux's own words.
2015 is the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the Acadians in Louisiana and Iberia Parish is celebrating!
Merci beaucoup LA Association of Extension 4-H Agents Jennifer Ducote (St. Mary Parish) and Christy Oliver (Iberia Parish) for bringing the Louisiana Assoc. of Extension Agents 4-H State Convention to Ramada Conference Center in New Iberia Aug. 18-21, 2015!
IPCVB was invited to open house of Tabasco's Restaurant 1868, the newest addition of the recent Avery Island expansion.
We got some insider information on what exactly Tabasco is planning for its expansion.
Our Iberian ambassadors of the month are Sa'Raceia Roman, Terrelle Bethel, Carroll Olivier Jr., Bryanna Vital, Kandrick King Jr., Jay'Quan Malveaux and NaToj Johnson for beautifying our community.
Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week with us May 2-10, 2015!
The New Iberia Azalea Trail is back as spring brings a sea of flowers with it. The red, pink, white, purple and salmon colored Azaleas are not to be missed and the best way to see them is on the easy self-guided driving tour through the city and at various attractions.
Spring brings with it many magical adventures and a few mythical creatures. Make sure to watch out for that loup-garou...
Musician David Greely is the artist in residence this February at Shadows-on-the-Teche. Find out what lies at the root of his creativity.
The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau would like to wish a warm welcome to its new tourism partner, Leaning Oak Farm!
Go through the lenses with Maude Buszek's guest photo blog around Iberia Parish.
Works of the world-famous artist George Rodrigue are coming to New Iberia's Bayou Teche Museum Jan. 14-June 30, 2015 in an exhibit titled, "George Rodrigue Comes Home: Under Iberia's Live Oaks with George Rodrigue and his Blue Dog," in partnership with the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts.
TABASCO® Food Tours are the new way to sample Cajun food in one trip, although the food is so delicious you will want to make it a yearly visit.
This past spring, National Trust Historic Site The Shadows in New Iberia, Louisiana, welcomed two artists in residence as part of the yearlong Art & Shadows program, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Visual artist Lynda Frese and fiddler David Greely were selected for the program and have been working at The Shadows to create new works within their respective mediums inspired by the site's history.
Finding new and original souvenirs in each city you visit can become a challenge after seeing lots of destinations. While there’s nothing wrong with another snow globe or key chain, how about finding items that are unique to the area? This list will showcase some of the numerous souvenirs that you can buy when you visit Iberia Parish. (Author’s note: Cheesy puns not included with purchase.)
Vice Chariman on the Iberia Parish Tourist Commission, Darnelle Delcambre represented Iberia Parish at the 2014 Congres Mondial Acadien. Read about her experience with the Canadian people, locations and culture and see just how similar our areas are.