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From New Orleans: Oak Alley Plantation Tour

Product ID: 145617
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Visit Oak Alley Plantation, named for the double row of southern live oak trees that date back to the 18th century. Learn about plantation life, see antique farm equipment and join a tour led by a guide in traditional dress.
About this activity
Duration 5.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live guide
English

Pick-up service

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get an insight into life on a plantation
  • See the famous southern oak trees that gave Oak Alley Plantation its name
  • Marvel at the evocative Antebellum architecture
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your accommodation in New Orleans, and then make your way to the Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie.

Located on the banks of the Mississippi River, Oak Alley was named for the 28 huge oak trees that line the road leading up to – and pre-dating – the plantation house. Admire the Greek Revival architecture of the house, built in the 19th century for one of the wealthiest families of the South.

See original features, including antique farm machinery, and avail of amenities such as a restaurant and souvenir shop. Be led by a guide wearing authentic plantation-style clothes and hear about the first example of Antebellum restoration along the legendary River Road.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation in New Orleans
  • Guided tour of an historic plantation house
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Snacks and refreshments

When you get there

Know before you go
• The drive to Oak Alley takes approximately 75 minutes
• Walking is required on this tour