Cajun Encounters Oak Alley and Whitney Plantation
See not one, but two historic sites: Oak Alley and Whitney Plantations
Spend the day along the old Mississippi River Road, visiting Louisiana’s most famous plantations. Oak Alley Plantation gets its name from the spectacular quarter mile tunnel of 28 oak trees that frame the plantation as you approach. Built in 1839, Oak Alley’s magnificent appearance makes it a must see destination in Louisiana. The Whitney Plantation stands out from other attractions by truly paying homage to the slaves responsible for its rise. Take a guided tour of the home itself, Slave Quarters, Wall of Honor memorial, Antioch Baptist Church, and other exhibits carefully built and preserved
Journey down the historic River Road Region as you make your way to these historic landmarks. See the grandeur and diversity of New Orleans by visiting Oak Alley and Whitney Plantations. Learn about the history and families of both Whitney Plantation and Oak Alley while also witnessing the differences between the plantations.
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