5 Plantations to Visit in New Orleans with Stunningly Scenic Views
September 27th 2019
The Louisiana countryside is known for ancient swamplands and majestic beauty. Vibrant green landscapes accentuated by wild hanging moss and twisting vines make for the perfect backdrop to weddings, famous artwork, and some of your favorite Hollywood movies!
While searching out things to do in New Orleans, why not immerse yourself in the beauty of New Orleans Plantation Country? Keep reading for 5 Plantations to Visit in New Orleans with Stunningly Scenic Views!
Oak Alley Plantation
Waking through the oak trees at Oak Alley Plantation with your sweetheart is just one of many Romantic New Orleans activities you won’t soon forget
Upon entering scenic Oak Alley Plantation, visitors can see why the historic mansion has been the backdrop to major TV shows and blockbuster films. A row of 28 towering oak trees greet guests in the most grandiose of ways!
Continue towards the massive home with views of extravagantly vibrant shrubbery and other-worldly cypress trees in the distance. The home itself is packed-full of history, with an on-site snack bar and ice cream parlor.
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San Francisco Plantation
Described as the "Layer Cake" Plantation, San Francisco is surrounded by centuries-old oak trees and natural southern shrubbery
Venture into the most eclectic Plantation Country mansion of them all at San Francisco Plantation! See ornate and historic on-site architecture, buildings, and decor featuring an extravagant fountain fish-tank.
Tours of San Francisco Plantation, otherwise known as the "Grand Mansion," take you through the estate including the well-kept grounds, home to hundreds of weddings, festivals, and special events every year!
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The Small Group Tour of Evergreen and Oak Alley is a great way to see these beautiful plantations
The spiral staircase of Evergreen Plantation exhumes the elegance and class of Plantation Road estates. Evergreen has been awarded exceptional landmark status for its agricultural acreage, boasting 100, 200-year-old live oaks on property, and historic slave cabins and structures still in tact from an 1832 remodel.
Well manicured and expertly sculpted plants, shrubbery, and flowers surrounding the plantation, create a picture-perfect estate straight out of the 19th century.
Houmas House Plantation
Houmas House Plantation is an 1840 Greek Revival mansion with stunning and romantic grounds and gardens
38 acres of lush garden make Houmas House Plantation a favorite for wedding celebrations and special events! Plants are re-planted as seasons change, maintaining a vibrant grounds that will leave visitors in awe.
Once an estate that reached over 1,000 acres, Houmas House Plantation is not quite as large as it once was, but with consistent restorations throughout a 200-year history, guests can be assured that the mansion and surrounding greens, gardens, and structures are still as lovely as they were at conception.
Houmas House Plantation Tours take sightseers through the home, structures, and surrounding property offering stunning views of New Orleans Plantation Countryside. Top rated on-site restaurants including the fine dining "Latil's Landing," and the low-key "Cafe Burnside" only add to the reasons why Houmas House Plantation is definitely one of the top plantations to visit in New Orleans!
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Destrehan Plantation is the oldest documented plantation home in the lower Mississippi Valley
When choosing a New Orleans Plantation Tour, Destrehan Plantation should definitely make the list! The infamous landmark has seen its share of legendary guests including the pirate Jean Lafitte, and more recently Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise during the filming of "Interview With a Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles."
The grounds are stacked with historic buildings and moss-covered oaks playing up the antiquated atmosphere of the estate. Close by rests the ancient Manchac Swamp, a perfect opportunity to also hop on a New Orleans Bayou and Swamp Tour!
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