On this day, a reverent wind blows through the area. Families attend mass, businesses close, and kitchen stoves brim with hot pots of gumbo. Savor your last moments here by visiting the Konriko Company Store and mill in New Iberia. The store features Konriko products and Cajun foods. Aged and worn, America's oldest rice mill still produces a high-quality product.
For more information: Contact Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2704 State 14, New Iberia, LA 70560; (337) 365-1540, 1-888-942-3742, or www.iberiaparish.com. Or contact Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission, P.O. Box 52066, Lafayette, LA 70505; (337) 232-3737, 1-800-346-1958, or www.lafayettetravel.com.
This article is from the April 2002 issue of Southern Living.Because prices, dates, and other specifics are subject to change, please check all information to make sure it's still current before making your travel plans.
Note: This article has been updated on October 31, 2005. At this time, we are unable to reach this business (or homeowner) after Hurricane Katrina. Please contact us if you have any information regarding its status.