Private Three Louisiana Plantations Tour

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Private Three Louisiana Plantations Tour

Enjoy a pilgrimage back in time to the Antebellum South on this small group van tour. Visit three Louisiana plantations on the east bank of the Old Mississippi River Road! First, enjoy a narrated scenic drive out of New Orleans and along the shores of Lake Ponchartrain. Soon, you’ll arrive at our first stop, the 1789 Destrehan plantation.

Destrehan Plantation

During your tour of Destrehan Plantation, professional guides will bring to life the stories of generations. Of the people who lived on and worked this land. Your guides will share every detail of this mansion’s storied history with you. You’ll also hear tales of the lives of both its owners and slaves. They will also tell you about its wonderful architecture. Free time to walk around under a spectacular canopy of live oaks around the mansion and the slave quarters.

Destrehan Plantation.

Destrehan Plantation

San Francisco Plantation

San Francisco Plantation features an 1856 gothic steamboat style mansion. Here, you will have a guided tour of this authentically restored National Landmark. See the elaborate gingerbread work and flamboyant hand-painted ceilings. It’s no wonder she’s called “the most opulent southern Plantation!” Your tour guide will lead you through details of the lives of generations of Creoles. As you will learn, they experienced many triumphs, but they also had their share of tragedies. After visiting the mansion, you can explore an original slave cabin and the old one-room schoolhouse.

San Francisco Plantation

San Francisco Plantation

Houmas House Plantation

A short ride upriver through sugar cane fields brings you to Houmas House Plantation. Refreshing Mint Juleps are available for purchase on arrival.

Enjoy a leisurely lunch (included) served in ‘Burnside Cafe,” the grand dining hall at Houmas House Plantation.

River Road Houmas House Buffet Lunch Menu:

  • Gumbo
  • Caesar Salad
  • Fried Catfish
  • Grilled Chicken with Herb Cream Sauce
  • Crawfish Étouffée
  • Red Beans and Rice
  • Louisiana Seafood Pasta
  • Corn Maque Choux
  • Bread Pudding
  • Non-alcoholic Drinks (included)

After lunch, experience the southern splendor of this “Sugar Palace.” Your tour guide will lead you into 16 rooms filled with period antiques and Louisiana artwork. Upon completion in 1840, Houmas House was the crown jewel of Louisiana’s River Road. Its heroically columned Greek revival exterior is stunning. It was topped by a belvedere that surveyed the oak alley leading south to the sweeping bend in the river. From it, you could also see miles and miles of cane fields extending to the North and East!

Enjoy the breeze off of the Mississippi River and stroll the grounds through the shadows of ancient oaks.

Houmas House Plantation

Houmas House Plantation