Photo Tour: Shadows On The Teche & New Iberia


Sarah Becker Lillard and I share many common interests but perhaps one of the best is a love of historic homes. And day trips. And sweet tea. And ladylike hats. And roadside vegetable stands. You get the picture.

We rolled all these loves into a day of fun with a little trip down to New Iberia to tour the Shadows On The Teche Plantation and the sleepy town that sprang up around it. What we found was a lovely home restored to its former architectural brilliance with quite the history. Sarah, a phenomenal photographer, brought her camera along to capture our day of summer time fun. To do this trip yourself here’s what we recommend:

SEE: Shadows On The Teche and Main Street in downtown New Iberia

EAT: Clementine’s – we went here on numerous recommendations from Twitter friends and were not disappointed! Try the fried green tomatoes and the coconut shrimp.

PIT STOP: Cap’s Produce Stand – creole tomatoes, okra and boiled peanuts, oh my!










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 *photos by Sarah Becker Photography