Get a taste of antebellum Louisiana on this morning or afternoon half-day tour from New Orleans to two of the finest plantations on the Mississippi River: San Francisco Plantation and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. Learn about the pre-Civil War history of these sights from your guide as you walk under spectacular oak canopies, admire the well-preserved mansions and tour former slave quarters.' Limited to 13 people, this small-group tour ensures a personalized experience.
Go beyond New Orleans to tour two grand Louisiana plantations on the banks of the Mississippi River. Watch guides in period costume bring to life the history of Oak Alley Plantation, named after a double row of live oaks planted nearly 300 years ago. Then tour the Creole Laura Plantation with its sweeping sugarcane fields and historically significant slave quarters. Admire several other plantations on the Great River Road from afar, and learn their unique stories. This small-group tour allows a limited number of people to ensure a more personalized attention from your guide.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Laurie Plantation, including round-trip transportation, with this 4-hour small-group trip from New Orleans. Visit the historic plantation property in Vacherie, Louisiana, including the original manor, gardens, and grounds, with a guide. Relax with transportation taken care of in a luxury executive class van for up to 13 people.
Discover'the Mississippi Valley's historic but turbulent past at Laura Plantation on this guided, 5.5-hour tour from New Orleans. Laura Plantation is a restored, Louisiana Creole plantation on the west bank of the Mississippi River near Vacherie. The plantation was run by four Creole women, most notably Laura, for whom it is named. See unique architecture, colorful gardens, and sugar cane fields, and hear'stories about all aspects of plantation life along the way. Round-trip transportation and plantation entry fee included.
Experience the grandeur of New Orleans' antebellum south on a half'day tour of Oak Alley Plantation. Take'a journey through time to the manicured estate and into the gorgeous home, built in 1839. View stunning'architecture, oak'lined esplanades, and enduring sugar cane fields while learning about the plantation's'fascinating ' and often somber ' histories from expert guides.
Enjoy a 5-hour small-group tour to Oak Alley Plantation'in Vacherie, Louisiana from New Orleans. Plantation'tour guides give'narrated tours in period costumes, providing views of all of the rooms on each of the first two floors. Oak Alley Mansion itself has a unique history of rise and decline along with its extensive history as a plantation and sugar mill.'Transportation is provided in a luxury executive class van for up to 13 people.
Enjoy the flexibility of combining the Swamp and Bayou Tour and the Oak Alley Plantation Tour and SAVE! Travel across the Mississippi by coach for a boat trip deep into the Louisiana bayou and experience a bygone era at At Oak Alley Plantation.Important Note: Tours must be taken on different days. At checkout, select the date of your Swamp and Bayou Tour and then fill in the date you want to take the Oak Alley Plantation Tour in the special requirements box.
On this full-day tour, you'll be driven to the Oak Alley Plantation House, then see the Cajuns of the bayou living and surviving in harmony with the swamps. Located about an hour and a half outside the city of New Orleans, Oak Alley is one of the most magnificent plantation tours because of the 28, evenly spaced, huge Oak Trees that go from the river road to the Plantation House. Experience bayou living where here, the waterways are their highways. From the relaxed comfort of our covered New Orleans Swamp Tour Boats, you will drift slowly past a 2000 year old Indian Burial Mound, a Cajun cemetery and Fishing village! You may see the wildlife that made the Barataria Swamps the Crown Jewel of the Louisiana Purchase.