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Double Plantation: Laura & Oak Alley or Whitney & Oak Alley with Transportation

Double Plantation: Laura & Oak Alley or Whitney & Oak Alley with Transportation
Tours & Sightseeing > Plantation Tours > Plantation Tours
$85
Duration: 6 to 7 hrs
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Louisiana has a rich history in plantation farming and this is manifested in the various plantations that are spread across the state. Take a 70 minutes ride down to plantation country in Vacherie La, enjoy a full day of guided tours and visit Oak Alley & Laura Plantation or Oak Alley & Whitney Plantation (Whitney PLANTATION IS CLOSE ON TUESDAYS). Duration of the tour is approximately 6.5 hours long (TRAVEL TIME INCLUDED). Once you arrive your guide at the plantation will take you on a guided tour throughout the plantation grounds.

 

Tour Includes:  The tours starts with a hotel pick-up at 8:00am (PLEASE ALLOW 30 MINUTES FOR PICK-UPS) small-group tour (14 people Max) and admission tickets

Laura Creole Plantation:
 The Best History Tour in the United States is right here New Orleans Plantation Country. Laura Creole Plantation acclaimed 90 minute guide tour through the entire historic site. Tour includes The Maison Principale (Big House), The French Jardin, The Plantation Kitchen Garden, The Banana Grove, and the original 1840s Slave Cabins where The Legendary Tales of Compair Lapin (known in English as Br’er Rabbit) were first recorded.

Oak Alley Antebellum Plantation: Explore the most photographed plantation in Louisiana, this home was built in 1839 and was originally name Bon Séjour (pleasant sojourn). The quarter mile avenue of 28 giant, live oaks leading up to the house, they dubbed it Oak Alley. Step inside to gracious interiors that echo the romance of another era, where gleaming hardwood floors and shimmering chandeliers reflect both streams of sunlight, and the venerable history of this magnificent home. The Slavery at Oak Alley exhibit it shares the story of those who were enslaved on this sugar plantation from approximately 1835 to the end of the Civil War. It also shares the daily life of these slaves, including topics such as healthcare, punishment and life after Emancipation. The Confederate Commanding Officer’s Tent exhibit. The Sugar Cane Theater, it tells the story of sugar’s impact on the people of Oak Alley, through video and exhibit. Black Smith Shop House, one of the few remaining 1890s era forges of its type in Louisiana.

Whitney Museum Plantation: Whitney Plantation is the only plantation museum in Louisiana dedicated to understanding the facts of slavery. During the 90-minute walking tour, visitors will gain a unique perspective on the lives of the enslaved people on a Louisiana sugar plantation, learning their stories through the real oral histories recorded by the Federal Writers Project during the Depression. On the National Register of Historic Places, the site includes the last surviving example of a true French Creole Barn, what is believed to be the oldest detached kitchen in Louisiana, and the Big House, considered the earliest and best preserved raised Creole cottage in Louisiana, all built by slaves. Through these restored buildings, museum exhibits, memorial artwork and thousands of first-person slave narratives, Whitney Plantation gives a voice and respect to the slaves, who lived, worked, and died here.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Louisiana has a rich history in plantation farming and this is manifested in the various plantations that are spread across the state. Take a 70 minutes ride down to plantation country in Vacherie La, enjoy a full day of guided tours and visit Oak Alley & Laura Plantation or Oak Alley & Whitney Plantation (Whitney PLANTATION IS CLOSE ON TUESDAYS). Duration of the tour is approximately 6.5 hours long (TRAVEL TIME INCLUDED). Once you arrive your guide at the plantation will take you on a guided tour throughout the plantation grounds.