The Deep South is FILLED with amazing history, so why not explore some for yourself! Have you ever seen pictures of those beautifully grand plantation mansions? Well – welcome to Oak Alley Plantation!
Oak Alley Plantation is located in Louisiana, and is the epitome of the iconic Antebellum home! The mansion was built during the flourishing sugar industry as a chain of these stately homes lined the Mississippi River. Now, you have 25 acres to explore and learn from!
A visit to Oak Alley Plantation really is a beautiful day out for the family. There is so much to see an learn, with a fascinating Civil War history to dive right into, and even Civil War re-enactments to experience. There are even reconstructed slave quarters within a popular exhibit.
The great thing about this attraction, is that you can experience it at your own pace. However, if you want to enjoy a guided tour, they are offered on the hour, and on the half hour. You can visit incredible areas, such as the Confederate Commanding Officers Tent, and experience the plantation’s original forge at the Blacksmith’s Shop.
For those nature lovers there are 300 year old live oak trees which lead up that might Mississippi! Make sure you learn about the history of the family’s who once called the Oak Alley Plantation home, because their tombstones and graves are located on the property. It’s a lovely way to put names and faces to the stories in the walls.
History is all around you at this amazing Louisiana plantation home – you won’t want to forget your camera!