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  • 8a.m or 10am departure - Head west from your hotel on Interstate I-10.  You are just 30 minutes from your first stop at McGee's Landing, Inc., Exit #115 at Henderson.
  • Swamp tour - Your swamp tour will take you into the interior of one of America's greatest river swamps, the Atchafalaya Basin.
  • Lunch - On the bayou at Pat's Restaurant.  After lunch, travel down I-10 to the next Exit #109.  Take Highway 31 to St. Martinville, the place where Cajun began.  Continue to travel south on Highway 31 to New Iberia and follow the signs to Avery Island.
  • Avery Island - Take a tour of the factory, see how the hot peppers are grown, and how Tabasco Sauce is made and used.  Tour the Tabasco Pepper Factory, and then enjoy the Jungle Gardens and the Bird Sanctuary.
  • A Cajun dinner - From Avery Island travel north to Lafayette for some true Cajun music and food at Prejean's on I-49.  After dinner return to your West Baton Rouge Hotel just 45 minutes away.