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Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
2247 LA-18, Vacherie, LA 70090, USADeparture Point: Laura Plantation, Vacherie Address: 2247 Highway 18 Vacherie, LA 70090 Directions: FROM NEW ORLEANS: Take I-10 West towards Baton Rouge. Go 28 miles past the New Orleans Airport to Exit 194 (South to Gramercy). Go 4 miles south on HWY 641 to the "BIG" Mississippi River bridge (a.k.a. Veterans Memorial Bridge). Cross the bridge & immediately take the FIRST ramp exit on your right. At the levee, turn LEFT and drive 4 miles to Laura Plantation. FROM BATON ROUGE: Take I-10 East towards New Orleans. Go approx. 38 miles to Exit 194. Take the Exit South to the "BIG" Mississippi River bridge (a.k.a. Veterans Memorial Bridge). Cross the bridge and take the FIRST ramp exit on your right. At the levee, turn LEFT and drive 4 miles to Laura Plantation. Dates: Daily Return point: Returns to original departure point
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    Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
    Stop: 2 hours -
    -A guided tour offered daily in English/French. -Tour includes Maison Principale, gardens, original 1840s slave cabins. -Stories of 4 generations of one Louisiana Creole family, free and enslaved.
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    Departure Point
    Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, 2247 LA-18, Vacherie, LA 70090, USA
    Duration
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Good walking shoes suggested
    • A portion of the tour takes place outdoors
    • Only the ground floor of the main house is ADA accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Tours are offered in French at 11am, 1pm and 3pm
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Arrived at the Laura Plantation and started our tour within 15 minutes of arrival. Renee was our tour guide who was full of knowledge about the history of the families, grounds, and buildings. Can only imagine what it would of looked like back in the actual working day. Really
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    I've never visited a plantation, so it was an interesting visit. I appreciated learning about the people and the time. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and engaging. Knowing people were in slavery there was difficult at times, but it is all part of the history. I
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    Without a doubt one of the best plantation tours. Being from the Carolinas, we are used to touring plantation homes and the history around them. Gaining an insight into Creole influence was especially positive. Our guide, Rose, was informative, engaging, and most of all
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    the Laura Plantation is a great site to visit; the tour is organised in a way that you memorize all the events connected with the site but also with the local and national history. We were extremely lucky that we had Renne as our guide; a well informed local guide who helped us
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    Everyone who's going in Louisiana need to go to this place. It is so important to know about slaves history. Guides a really good and can answer all your questions. Thanks for this wonderful tour.
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    By: Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
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    Bob55555
    Ellensburg, Washington
    234104
    Creole Era Plantation
    Arrived at the Laura Plantation and started our tour within 15 minutes of arrival. Renee was our tour guide who
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    503glendaw
    202
    Inspiring Tour
    We visited Laura Plantation on our trip to the Great River Road in south Louisiana. Our tour guide was Al and he
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    missoz63
    Los Angeles, California
    10
    Laura’s Plantation
    This is a beautiful tour well guided by Michael our tour guide. It was great to hear the history of this place by
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    TravelingSuetw3
    30
    Interesting place to visit
    I've never visited a plantation, so it was an interesting visit. I appreciated learning about the people and the
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    glenne918
    10
    Top of the List
    Without a doubt one of the best plantation tours. Being from the Carolinas, we are used to touring plantation
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    OnAir66726
    Atlanta, Georgia
    10
    History lesson where it happened
    In addition to visiting an entire plantation complex and gaining a sense of life in past days, we enjoyed our
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    evi m
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    124
    a great tour and great guide
    the Laura Plantation is a great site to visit; the tour is organised in a way that you memorize all the events
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    PotatoesLady
    Quebec City, Canada
    125
    Amazing for history
    Everyone who's going in Louisiana need to go to this place. It is so important to know about slaves history.
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    macaorabare
    30
    Tour Laura Plantation
    Our guide was Logan. He was excelent ! He explained everything very clear and made it very interesting. He also
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    carrielQ2003NI
    10
    Fantastic School Visit
    I'm a French teacher in Louisiana, so Laura is an ideal place to take my students on a field trip. They do a
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    Z2330RCtomp
    10
    Rose, Our Docent
    Rose, our docent, did an exceptional job describing the history of the plantation, its families and its slaves.
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    Wander819809
    72
    Great Tour
    WE had Pam as our guide, and she did a really good job. I learned a lot about the plantation and the history of
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    Expedition140328
    10
    The meaning of creole catholic depicted by the colors compared to white for the English
    The tour was excellent along with the history of the people through out the generations of the plantation. I
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    Louise A
    Weston, Florida
    268
    Fantastic and worthwhile visit
    Rose was a fantastic tour guide really making life on the plantation come alive - the good and the bad.
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    Insensitive and Dishonest
    To be honest, the tour felt out of touch. Great pains have been taken to populate the Duparc house, filled to the
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    • Duration: 1h 30m
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