Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour, with time for a quick lunch
Hotel pick up and Transportation included.
This Tour combines both Oak Alley and Laura Plantation tours in one day. Pick up time is 10:30am, we should arrive about 12:15pm at Oak Alley Plantation where you will have an hour of free time to get lunch*, walk the grounds or whatever. The Oak Alley house tour starts at 1:30pm until 2:15pm. Then we take a short 10 minute drive to Laura Plantation, witch begins at 2:40. As part of the Laura Tour, you will see the front of St Joseph Plantation & Oak Alley Plantation. You will return to New Orleans between 5:30 – 6pm.
*Sandwich’s are available at the gift shop and a sit down meal is available at the restaurant. The average lunch will be $12 to $20 per person in the restaurant. Cost of lunch is not included in the tour.
Oak Alley Plantation was built in 1837 and has 28 evenly spaced Oaks that line a 1/4 mile path from River Road to the plantation house. There are additional attractions on the grounds including a restaurant, cafe and gift shop. The choice is yours how you would like to use your free hour.
Laura Plantation was built and operated by four Creole women. The main house burned down in 2003, an exact replica was built using wood and materials from other antique buildings. The rebuilding of the plantation house is a story in itself. Slave quarters are a part of this unique tour.