- Step back in time to Louisiana’s plantation history
- Marvel at the famous Cypress Alley
- Expert guide illuminates the past
Discover the fascinating and sometimes dark history of plantation life in Louisiana with this enthralling New Orleans gift experience. You’ll take a tour of the famed Oak Alley Plantation, visit a stately home that while part of a bygone era is kept exactly as it was when the plantation was active, and hear stories from this time from an expert guide. You’ll walk along a quarter-mile stretch of beautiful cypress trees that are so iconic they’ve been used in a range of Hollywood movies including ‘Interview with the Vampire’ and ‘Primary Colors’.
As educational as it is evocative, this experience offers an authentic glimpse of the Old South as well as a flavor of traditional southern hospitality. After exploring the house and the scenic grounds, you can then relax in the shade of a cypress and enjoy stunning views of Old Man Mississippi with a fresh ice cream from the on-site parlor. What a day out this is!