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Rip Van Winkle Gardens

5505 Rip Van Winkle Road, New Iberia, LA 70560
+1 337-359-8525
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Very interesting stop!

My mother and I went to eat in the cafe and tour the house and grounds. The tour was given by a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
becky h
Omaha, Nebraska
Weekly tour

Great tour. Host very informative. Interesting and historical information. The gardens we're... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Susan L
via mobile
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“house tour” (24 reviews)
“gift shop” (35 reviews)
“the cottages” (11 reviews)
5505 Rip Van Winkle Road, New Iberia, LA 70560
+1 337-359-8525
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mother and I went to eat in the cafe and tour the house and grounds. The tour was given by a very friendly woman in period dress. The house and the history of the previous owners as interesting. Be sure to watch the video...More

Thank becky h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour. Host very informative. Interesting and historical information. The gardens we're beautiful even at this time of year. No flowers yet but still beautiful. And the peacocks are a surprise addition.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, scenic, with an amazing restaurant. Plenty of peacocks + grounds for photos. A perfect day trip if you live in Lousiana;)

Thank JodiSeneca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Rip Van Winkle Gardens B&B. The evening was cold, but with a very unusual ice storm coming I had to cut my visit short. The grounds and house are beautiful. I was settled into my room and I opened the bottle of...More

Thank restmussen
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is truly one of the most beautiful and engrossing places in New Iberia. The deep history of the site and the information provided on the tour is engrossing and well-thought out. The grounds are lush and inviting and make for incredible photographs, especially the...More

Thank musictraveler40
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Beautiful Gardens on the side of a lake which was drained when a drilling rig drilled into a salt mine. The lake is back to normal now and beautiful. There is admission fee and they charge photographers extra.

Thank Ocean_Rover_Blue_Wat
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Cooks cottage. Loved the cottage, gardens and animals! (Peacocks and Raccoons 😁) And great place to watch sunset over the lake.

Thank Stijn P
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is an absolute Louisiana treasure! Beautiful home and gardens. Staff friendly and knowledgeable! This place has a spectacular view by the lake back of gift shop. I asked about the b&b and found the quoted prices reasonable and considering staying sometime. The home is...More

Thank Rhoda J
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went for lunch there and enjoyed it tremendously. The view of the lake and gardens are spectacular. Once we finished lunch, we walked through the beautiful gardens and saw several spectacular peacocks roaming around. Perfect way to spend an afternoon !

Thank Will L
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We have been here for a visit two years ago.. and visited again. The house and gardens are well worth a visit, a lovely walk around. This time it was a visit to the gift shop and the lovely cafe... The cafe has inside and...More

Thank Symba2014
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12 July 2017|
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Response from Lynn L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the cost to tour the gardens & the home are included in the price of the stay at the cottages. It is beautiful!
27 January 2017|
Response from RipVanWinkleGardens | Property representative |
Good morning, We are not usually very busy on Thursday, but is you like you can call to reserve. 337-359-8525. Pam
25 December 2016|
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Response from pmlaque | Reviewed this property |
I think they are closed on those days.