A Pocket of Plantations

  • Start: St. Francisville, LA
  • End: New Roads, LA
  • Last Modified: 2012-04-20 14:29:23
  • Total Mileage: 9 Miles
  • Number of stops: 13


On this trip through Louisiana's Plantation Country, seven resplendent plantations in and around the village of St. Francisville, Louisiana, are open for visiting and for overnight stays. While slave quarters and other outbuildings can be quite simple, the main houses are often filled with antiques and opulent furnishings. The Cottage, Butler-Greenwood Plantation, and Myrtles are just three places to stay on your Louisiana Plantation Country road trip. Historic St. Francisville has a collection of shops, homes, and restaurants; when dining out, try local favorites like the muffaletta sandwich and shrimp or crawfish po'boy. Across the Mississippi River and south of St. Francisville is Pointe Coupee Parish, home to the largest collection of Creole French architecture in the U.S. Drive along the scenic False River to check out traditional Creole Louisiana plantation homes, including Mon Reve, a bed-and-breakfast, and Parlange Plantation.

Stop #1:

Cottage Plantation
St. Francisville, LA

Stop #2:

Afton Villa Gardens
St. Francisville, Louisiana

Stop #3:

Butler Greenwood Plantation & Bed and Breakfast
St. Francisville, Louisiana

Stop #4:

The Myrtles Plantation
St. Francisville, Louisiana

Stop #5:

Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site
St. Francisville, Louisiana

Stop #6:

Cypress Bar & Grill
St. Francisville, LA

Stop #7:

Birdman Coffee & Books
St. Francisville, LA

Stop #8:

Magnolia Cafe
St. Francisville, Louisiana

Stop #9:

St. Francisville Inn
St. Francisville, LA

Stop #10:

Oakley Plantation House
St. Francisville, LA

Stop #11:

Grandmother's Buttons
St. Francisville, Louisiana

Stop #12:

Parlange Plantation
New Roads, LA

Stop #13:

Pointe Coupee Parish Museum
New Roads, LA

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