Laura Plantation: Louisiana’s Creole Heritage Site
Discover intimate, first-hand accounts of four generations of one Louisiana Creole Family, both free and enslaved
Go beyond the myths of the American South and walk in the footsteps of four generations of one Lousiana Creole family, both free and enslaved. Hear intimate, first-hand accounts from women, children, and slaves. Explore the new permanent museum exhibit, “From the Big House to the Quarters.” Daily tours in English/French. 50 minutes from New Orleans. 12 buildings on the National Register. Homestyle Cajun/Creole restaurant next door.
Explore the 10 historic estates in the River Parishes of Louisiana and discover the stories rooted in their past.
Create memories learning the folklore of our swamps and viewing gators in their natural habitat.
Andouille was created here, so get out and try the local smokehouses that each have their own version of the "best".
The region out here is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts to explore and find adventure.
Famous for catfish, Lac Des Allemands is a haven for outdoor sportsmen.
Enjoyed around the world, Perique can only be grown and processed out here.
Cajun and Creole cuisine are as necessary to our culture as the people who make it.
Tour buses, shuttles and local airports are all transportation options for the River Parishes.
New Orleans Plantation Country offers a wide range of lodging options from rustic and quaint to upscale and luxurious.