Come experience a historic period of American culture still preserved to this day. Each plantation provides interesting insights into what life was like for those who lived and worked there so long ago. Find fascinating historical facts and rich stories full of culture as you traverse the old plantation grounds and facilities.
Laura plantation represents the many different cultural influences at play in the South during this time period: initially, the plantation was built and run by a French Creole family and was later turned over to a German family who ran it for nearly 100 years.Click for More Info »
The Whitney Plantation stands out from other attractions by truly paying homage to the slaves responsible for its existence. Take a guided tour of the home itself (The Big House), Slave Quarters, Wall of Honor memorial, Antioch Baptist Church, and other exhibits carefully built and preserved in the memory of those who lost their lives on the plantation.Click for More Info »
An Antebellum Plantation Just up the river from Laura is the Grande Dame of the Louisiana River Road plantations, Oak Alley. Oak Alley plantation gets its name from the spectacular quarter mile tunnel of 28 oak trees that frame the driveway as you approach.Click for More Info »
Nestled between Baton Rouge and New Orleans is Houmas House and Gardens. Recently seen in the award-winning movie The Green Book, this historic estate boasts 38 acres of the South’s most beautiful gardens, three restaurants, a luxurious inn and historic mansion open daily for tours.Click for More Info »