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New Orleans: Oak Alley, & Laura or Whitney Plantation Tour
Take a tour of two plantations on a full-day trip from New Orleans. Visit the Oak Alley Plantation, then choose from visiting the Laura or Whitney ones.
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- Take a day trip from New Orleans to see two plantations
- Encounter the photogenic Oak Alley Plantation with its avenue of oak trees
- View informative exhibits in plantation museums
- Visit either the Laura or Whitney Plantations
- Learn about the story of slavery in Louisiana as you go
DescriptionVisit two plantations and explore their unique landscape and architecture. View informative exhibitions, learn about their history as you tour the historic sites, and benefit from pickup from your accommodation in New Orleans. Start with a visit to the famous Oak Alley Plantation. Witness the quarter-mile avenue of 28 giant live oak trees leading to the house. Pause at the Slavery at Oak Alley exhibition and explore the stories of those who were enslaved at the site. Learn about the daily lives of slaves including their healthcare, punishment, and life after emancipation. Choose between visiting the Laura or Whitney Plantation for the second part of your tour. Select Laura to see a plantation complete with a big house kitchen garden, Jardin, and banana groves. Browse for local arts and crafts in the shop, and visit the plantation's new museum as part of your tour. Alternatively, decide to visit the Whitney Plantation, home to the first slavery museum. View exhibits demonstrating the lives of the slaves who worked on plantations. See the oldest detached kitchen and the best-preserved Creole cottage in Louisiana as part of your visit.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Admission to Oak Valley Plantation Choice of admission to Laura or Whitney Plantations
- All tours will visit the Oak Alley Plantation You have a choice of visiting either the Laura or Whitney Plantations