Delve into our Cajun mystique, the interesting expressions and unique cultural heritage that makes us the "Most Cajun Place on Earth." 

We invite you to begin your visit at the Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission office located at 1905 Veterans Memorial Drive (Hwy. 14 By-pass) in Abbeville. The office is open Monday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. For after hours visitors, local information can be obtained on our porch. You may contact our office via e-mail at or by giving us a call at 337-898-6600.

Located just minutes south of Lafayette and west of New Iberia, Vermilion Parish is easily accessible from I-10 via Hwy. 26, Hwy. 13, I-49/Hwy. 167 and Hwy. 90. All of these highways connect to Hwy. 14 which runs through our parish. You may also travel to Vermilion Parish from Texas via Hwy. 82. This is a scenic drive along our back roads where you can view nature and our wildlife. Bring your binoculars and be on the lookout for alligators along the way!