Avery Island, hometown of the TABASCO Brand Factory is a privately owned island, boasting lush subtropical flora in atypical and mystical fashion well above south Louisiana`s flat coastal marshes. Built on a salt dome, it's a mysteriously beautiful place where the red peppers grow, the factory hums, and abundant wildlife can be seen in Jungle Gardens. The island is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Tabasco factory as well as the gardens are open to the public for tours.
While at the Lower Louisiana, the Creole influence from the colonial Louisiana during the period of both French and Spanish rule and the Cajun trace their roots from French settlers who made their way to Canada; were mixed giving to Louisiana State its colorful culture reflected in its traditions, music and food. Visit; Baton Rouge, then, continue to Lafayette (the "heart of Cajun Country"). After, that, drive to New Orleans (creole cuisine, vibrant nightlife along Bourbon Street and Mardi Grass Carnival). Along the way, don't miss the opportunity to enjoy a day trip to explore and "taste" Avery Island (known as source of the famous tabasco sauce). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.383516 Cajun_and_Creole_Heritage_in_Louisiana_(Self_Drive)-vac In-stock
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New Orleans - Lafayette: 2 hrs. 15 mins approx.
Lafayette - Baton Rouge: 1 hr. 10 mins approx.