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Oak Alley Plantation Guided Tour With Transportation From The French Quarter

Oak Alley Plantation Guided Tour With Transportation From The French Quarter

36 ratings
Duration5 Hrs.
TRANSPORTATION INCLUDED!
Experience Oak Alley Plantation, a National Historic site built in 1839, and its beautiful grounds in all of their glory on this guided history and cultural tour through the mansion and grounds. From the moment you arrive, you are treated to the beauty of Oak Alley's quarter-mile-long alley of 28 live oak trees, each over 250 years old. The plantation has even been the setting for such motion pictures as "Interview with a Vampire" and "Primary Colors." Reserve your tour today and take in the plantation's beauty, history, and culture with an expert guide and get transportation to and from the French Quarter.
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Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site - Admission & Guided Tour

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site - Admission & Guided Tour

46 ratings
Duration1.5 Hrs.
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Drive out to Laura Plantation to enjoy the best history tour in the U.S. This plantation house and Creole Heritage Site is focused on the generations of a real Louisiana Creole family, both free and enslaved, and highlights the reality of the plantation within a larger historical and cultural context. On a guided tour, you'll walk throughout the plantation house, gardens, slave cabins, and the museum dedicated to slavery to read first-person narratives of those who worked the fields. The unique Creole colors and historical elements reflected throughout, paired with the real documented stories provide a true glimpse into the life once lived by many in Louisiana. **[Browse other Laura Plantation tours here](https://www.tripshock.com/itinerary/Laura-Plantation-Tours-with-Transportation/?utm_source=product&utm_medium=clickthrough&utm_campaign=transportation&utm_term=laura)**
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Destrehan Plantation Admission & Guided Tour

Destrehan Plantation Admission & Guided Tour

16 ratings
Duration1 Hr.
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Step back in time at the oldest documented plantation along the lower Mississippi River Valley with this guided tour of Destrehan Plantation. Located just 30-minutes from the French Quarter and 10-minutes from the New Orleans International Airport, drive out to discover the legacy of the Destrehan family. Historical interpreters will intrigue you with storytelling of the plantation owners, enslaved laborers, and free people of color who made the plantation one of the top sugar producers in Louisiana. Marvel at the unique architectural features designed and built by enslaved master builder, Charles Parquet. Educate yourself on a slave revolt almost lost to history. Breath in the natural majesty of centuries old oak trees draped in Spanish Moss. Book today to drive out and experience New Orleans' oldest and closest plantation!
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The Cajun Experience - Combo Swamp & Plantation Guided Tour with Transportation From New Orleans

The Cajun Experience - Combo Swamp & Plantation Guided Tour with Transportation From New Orleans

115 ratings
Duration7 Hrs.
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From rugged Louisiana bayou to refined Southern majesty, this combination of wildlife and plantation tour delivers the best of both worlds all in one. Adventure out to the Manchac Swamp to visit alligators and other regional wildlife like eagles, hogs, and cranes and then make your way up the historic River Road for a plantation tour packed with amazing scenery and compelling history. Choose between Laura Plantation: A Creole Heritage Site or the iconic Oak Alley Plantation. Don't miss your chance to learn all about culture and the critters of Lousiana, book your spot now!
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Grand Tour: Two Plantations, Lunch & Airboat Swamp Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

Grand Tour: Two Plantations, Lunch & Airboat Swamp Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

9 ratings
Duration9 Hrs.
TRANSPORTATION INCLUDED!
Take the Grand Tour with a mélange presentation of Cajun and Creole cultures sure to dazzle, with tours of two southern Louisiana plantations and an airboat tour on the bayou. Journey along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain as guests prepare to be brought back in time on this small group van tour. Visit Plantation Country to tour both Destrehan Plantation: the oldest documented plantation along the lower Mississippi River Valley and Houmas House: a grand estate so lavish, that it was described by many as "The Sugar Palace." Experience a thrilling airboat ride with high-speed bursts and gentle cruising on the bayou. Watch for alligators and other wildlife! Make the most of vacation time with this full-day combo tour.
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Whitney & St Joseph Double Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

Whitney & St Joseph Double Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

232 ratings
Duration6 Hrs.
TRANSPORTATION INCLUDED!!
Take a full day trip deep into the sugar cane fields of south Louisiana to see two different perspectives of plantation life with this double plantation tour of Whitney Plantation & Slavery Museum and St Joseph Plantation. Known for its focus on slavery, the Whitney Plantation unveils the truth lived by enslaved people. Walk through the grounds to see the various plantation structures, gardens, artifacts, and artwork that pay homage to the plight of the enslaved. St. Joseph Plantation is a Creole-style, family-owned, working sugar cane plantation in operation since 1877. The tour guide will give guests a great glimpse into the daily lives of slaves and owners in 1800s as family members personally guide many of the tours. Both of these destinations offer beautiful plantation homes, unique stories, and first-hand narratives of pre-civil war life in the south.
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Half Day Combo: Destrehan Plantation & Airboat Swamp Tour

Half Day Combo: Destrehan Plantation & Airboat Swamp Tour

232 ratings
Duration5.5 Hrs.
Get whisked away to a land barely touched by time as guests journey along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain on this Half Day Combo: Destrehan Plantation & Airboat Swamp Tour. Gaze upon the grande estate of Destrehan Plantation, and enjoy a narrated tour as costumed guides share the mansion's fascinating history. Zoom through the Louisiana swamp on a high-speed airboat and soak up the native plants and spot animals that live in the secluded marshes and bayous. For an authentic experience through the Louisiana countryside, choc-full of history, mystery, and excitement, climb on board for a Half-Day Combo Tour!
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Oak Alley & Laura Plantation Combo Admission & Guided Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

Oak Alley & Laura Plantation Combo Admission & Guided Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

43 ratings
Duration6.5 Hrs.
FREE TRANSPORTATION FROM NOLA!
Spend the day along River Road visiting Louisiana’s most famous plantations. Laura Plantation: A Creole Heritage Site focuses on the generations of a real Louisiana Creole family history. Your guided tour will reveal the fascinating stories of the home, the people, the culture. Oak Alley Plantation, located just a few miles away, portrays a powerful testimony to the wealth that Americans gained during the antebellum era. See the beauty, history, and culture of two of the most popular plantation homes and book today!
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Houmas House & Laura Plantation Combo with Optional Lunch

Houmas House & Laura Plantation Combo with Optional Lunch

18 ratings
Embark on an epic 2 plantation combo at both Houmas House and Laura Plantations. First, at Houmas House, stroll through 12 acres of breathtaking gardens and enjoy the waterlily pond, fountains, sculptures, bridges, and dual gentleman's quarters. This plantation is known for its massive collection of antiques, artworks, and period dressed tour guides dressed in antebellum gowns. Once you're done at Houmas House, head to Laura Plantation: A Creole Heritage Site, which dates back to 1805, and walk in the footsteps of 4 generations of one Louisiana Creole family, both free and enslaved. This comprehensive history and cultural tour has been called “the best history tour in the U.S.” **On July 4 & Dec 24 Laura's last tour is at 12 Noon.**
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