I took a lot of pictures, the place is beautiful. The guided tour of the house was great, but don't skip the slave quarters or the video on how the sugar cane is turned into sugar.
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The plantation is beautiful and you will definitely enjoy taking pictures of the grounds. In fact, this is the highlight of the stop. Unfortunately, the guided tours were underwhelming. And didn't really have much to do with the information being given to us by the...More
This was a very well kept and interesting plantation to visit. There were lots of places to take nice pictures. The alley made out of oak trees was beautiful.
This is a large Southern Plantation. There is so much history and the home is beautiful. It is large and very interesting as well. The grounds are lovely. The oak trees are the most beautiful trees that I have ever seen. The only negative, I...More
Amazing experience, worth doing the tour through the house. Amazing spots for photos. Must walk down the path in front of the main house, and visit the slave houses too.
We stopped for the day to visit Oak Alley Plantation. I've always wanted to go see the southern plantations. The weather was hot and sticky as it would be in July. Our first stop was the slave quarters and exhibit which was a self guided...More
We arrived late in the afternoon and were shown to our accomodations. The cottage had a full kitchen,dining room,living room and two bedrooms as well as a screened in porch. We had ordered dinner in advance and found it waiting for us in the refrigerator...More
My high school age son and I stayed in one of the cabins last week. The great advantage in doing this is you and the few other overnight guests have the entire plantation to yourself after those on the tours leave. It was lovely to...More
Oak Alley clearly illustrates the relationship between Planter and enslaved people who lived about 200 yards from the main house. The slave cabins are recreated but the exhibit is worth the trip. Haunting. A picture-perfect example of American power structure.
A beautiful plantation with loads of history to discover. This is a guided tour and it is chock full of information and history. The trees are spectacular. Make sure you have time to enjoy it, we came on a day tour for the morning and...More