Avery Island is in Louisiana.
A few miles southwest of New Iberia is Avery Island, home of the McIlhenny Tabasco factory and a wildlife sanctuary. The island is actually an eight-mile deep salt dome. Visitors can drive and walk through 250 acres of subtropical jungle flora with an amazing array of wildlife.
Despite the name, Avery Island is on the mainland, drive in.
- Tabasco Factory, . One of America’s most popular condiments, Tabasco sauce is manufactured in a facility on the island. Tours are given of the factory and of the company-owned botanical gardens and bird sanctuary. Admission onto the island is $1. Factory tours are offered Mon-Sun 9AM-4PM. Jungle gardens and bird city days/hours of operation are Mon-Sun 9AM-5PM. edit
- Holiday Inn New Iberia - Avery Island, 2915 Highway 14. +1 337 367 1201. fax: +1 337 367 7877. email: email@example.com. This quality motel near to both the Tabasco factory and the Jungle Gardens, and only 25 minutes by car from the Cypress Bayou Casino has a trilingual (english, french, and spanish) staff. Basic rooms start at $40.