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Plantation Tour Options From New Orleans

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1) OAK ALLEY PLANTATION book oak alley plantation tour

One of the most popular plantations on River Road. Located on the banks of the Mississippi River, visit this beautiful restored 19th century mansion along with its beautiful grounds and gardens. Overnight accommodations are available as well as dining. Approx. 1 hour drive time from New Orleans

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2) LAURA PLANTATION book laura plantation tour

Take a trip to one of the authentic 19th century Creole plantations of the South. Located on the banks of the Mississippi, take a tour of the historic farm and grounds. Guided tours offered daily with transportation from New Orleans. Approx. 1 hour drive time from New Orleans

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3) DESTREHAN PLANTATION book destrehan plantation tour

Take a rare tour into an 18th century plantation located on the banks of the Mississippi. Learn about it's rich heritage and view artificats including a signed document by Thomas Jefferson. The Destrehan Plantation is the closest plantation from New Orleans. Approx. 30 min. drive time from New Orleans

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4) HOUMAS HOUSE PLANTATION & GARDEN book houmas house plantation tour

Come visit the Houmas House in Darrow, Louisiana! This historical mansion is the "Crown Jewel of Louisiana's River Road" and we offer roundtrip transportation from New Orleans to the mansion. Once you arrive you will be taken on a guided tour of the mansion and learn about its rich history. After your guided tour, you will be free to enjoy the Gardens at your own pace. Approx. 1 hour drive time from New Orleans

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5) LAURA & OAK ALLEY PLANTATION COMBO TOUR book combo plantation tour

Take the top two most popular and most visited historic attractions in Louisiana and locate them in the heart of New Orleans Plantation Country. These wonderful plantations are less than an hour away from the French Quarter. Approx. 1 hour drive time from New Orleans.

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6) SAN FRANCISCO & OAK ALLEY PLANTATION COMBO TOUR book combo plantation tours

Spectacular is the best word to describe these wonderful plantations. From Oak Alley's 1/4 mile majestic alley of 300 year old oaks to the elaborate baroque decore and architecture that is San Francisco. Approx. 1 hour drive time from New Orleans.

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7) HOUMAS HOUSE & LAURA PLANTATION COMBO TOUR book new orleans plantation tour

Come stroll through 12 acres of breathtaking gardens & enjoy the waterlily pond, fountains, sculptures, bridges and dual garconnieres. See why Houmas House is referred to as the "Crown Jewel of Louisiana's River Road". Then head over the Laura Plantation and explore the Creole plantation. Approx. 1 hour drive time from New Orleans

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8) HOUMAS HOUSE & SAN FRANCISCO PLANTATION COMBO TOUR book new orleans plantation tours

Hear stories of one woman in despair and another woman's lavish lifestyle at these two beautiful plantations. Explore the cultures of two wealthy Sugar Barons and marvel at the dramatic architecture and grandeur of these two mansions. Approx. 1 hour drive time from New Orleans

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9) DESTREHAN PLANTATION & MANCHAC SWAMP TOUR book new orleans plantation tour

Tour Destrehan Plantation, established in 1787, the oldest documented French Colonial style house in the lower Mississippi Valley. This majestic antebellum plantation home watches over the banks of the Mississippi River, only a few minutes upriver from New Orleans. Then it’s a short ride to the Manchac Swamp where you will cruise through a privately-owned wildlife refuge, home to the legend of “Rougarou”, the Cajun werewolf. You might not find the “Rougarou”, but you’ll get up close and personal with some alligators in an area where time seems to stand still. Approx. 1 hour drive time from New Orleans

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10) CAJUN PLANTATION & MANCHAC SWAMP TOUR book plantation country tour

The beautiful Manchac Swamp where you'll enjoy a tour of our privately owned swamp. This swamp is occupied only by Cajun Pride boats which means fewer distractions during your tour and an impressive amount of alligator and other wildlife found in this eco-system. Next stop we'll bring to to the plantation of your choice: Laura or Oak Alley Plantation: both offering educational, insightful, and beautiful history tours. Approx. 1 hour drive time from New Orleans

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