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Discover the Plantation Parade Discover the Plantation Parade
These four plantations will take you on a trip through time to discover the stories of Louisiana's past.
A Visit to Frogmore Plantation, Where Cotton is Still King A Visit to Frogmore Plantation, Where Cotton is Still King
Walk through high cotton and pick some yourself at this 19th-century plantation.
River Road Plantations River Road Plantations
To get a first-hand look at the grand plantations of Louisiana’s colonial and antebellum past, visitors only need to take a tour down River Road.
Making History at Frogmore Plantation Making History at Frogmore Plantation
Learn the stories of Civil War soldiers, cotton kingpins, slaves and sharecroppers at a 19th-century plantation where cotton is still farmed today.
Celebrate the Holidays at Louisiana's Grand Plantations Celebrate the Holidays at Louisiana's Grand Plantations
The Plantation Country of Louisiana offers a holiday season where you can step back into Christmas traditions of long ago.
Take the Scenic Route: Louisiana’s Byways Take the Scenic Route: Louisiana’s Byways
History, wildlife and great views of nature await those who explore Louisiana's scenic byways.
Discovering Louisiana’s Hidden Gems This Fall Discovering Louisiana’s Hidden Gems This Fall
Fall is perfect for discovering some of Louisiana's gorgeous attractions that shine in the autumn season.
Investigate These Three True Detective Filming Locations Investigate These Three True Detective Filming Locations
Here are some of the hit show's best Louisiana locations worth visiting.
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The Greater River Road Area sits outside of Baton Rouge in Plantation Country. The towns of Gonzales, Darrow, Sorrento, Vacherie and more make up this region. The area showcases the history of River Road’s once highly influential landowners on a winding path that leads to the state’s political seat. Add to that the capital city’s downtown with award-winning restaurants and a thriving Arts and Entertainment District and you’ve discovered the area’s vibrant personality. The art of cooking was perfected inside plantation kitchens, where mansion restaurants today serve mouthwatering seafood paired with glorious sides such as Creole tomato risotto. From music festivals to antebellum plantations like Oak Alley, Houmas House, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Evergreen Plantation to name a few, the Greater River Road offers a glimpse into this unique area of Louisiana.