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Around Louisiana: New Iberia / Morgan City

Around Louisiana


During 2018, we’re taking a virtual road trip around Louisiana and highlighting some of our best travel stories.  Check back on the 15th of each month to explore the sites and events from a different region of the state.  This month, we’re heading to the New Iberia and Morgan City area in south Louisiana.



Conrad Rice Mill in New Iberia


Conrad Rice Mill (1983)

Take a tour of the Conrad Rice Mill in New Iberia, the oldest working rice mill in the United States.




Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation


Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation (1994)

Tag along with Chef John Folse as he visits this beautiful plantation in New Iberia.




Chef John Folse at the Shrimp & Petroleum Festival in Morgan City


Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival (1996)

See Chef John Folse’s visit to this annual festival in Morgan City.




Sugar Cane


Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival (1996)

Check out Chef John Folse’s visit to this annual festival in New Iberia.




Wedell-Williams Airplane on display in Patterson Museum


Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum (2009)

Learn more about the work of the Wedell-Williams Aviation Corporation in building the fastest racing airplanes in the 1930s at this Louisiana State Museum site in Patterson.



Lake Palourde Sunrise Video Postcard


Lake Palourde Sunrise (2014)

Watch a beautiful video postcard of the sunrise over Lake Palourde near Morgan City.




Tabasco Factory in Avery Island


Avery Island (2015)

Enjoy a visit to the Tabasco Pepper Sauce Factory and Jungle Gardens, a 170-acre wildlife sanctuary.  You can also check out a 2006 visit to Avery Island.





Join us on September 15th as our journey moves to the Baton Rouge region.

See our past Around Louisiana posts on the following regions:

And check out more Louisiana Travel Stories.