Plantation Country Louisiana

Hermitage Plantation - The beauty and grace of the Old South are reborn again at Hermitage Plantation, Louisiana's earliest known Greek revival mansion. Andrew Jackson visited here in the 1820s. Now it's your turn.

Baker Heritage Museum - A visit to the museum is something like a visit to your Grandma's home in her home town. The atmosphere is friendly and comfortable. Enjoy the porch swing. Step inside the front door and it's a little like entering a time machine, like traveling back 100 year to a simpler time.

Dixie Landin' Amusement Park & Blue Bayou Water Park - Offers fun and excitement for the entire family. Many rides can be enjoyed as a family. Blue Bayou Water Park has over 20 water attractions like the High Water Slide, a triple 7 story serpentine slide. And there's nothing like the twin 8 story speed slide.

Baton Rouge Zoo - Discover the animals that call BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo home. Over 1,400 animals await you in the beautifully landscaped Zoo.

Destrehan Plantation - This majestic antebellum home watches over the banks of the great Mississippi River, just minutes from New Orleans. Destrehan Plantation was established in 1787 and remains the oldest documented plantation home in the lower Mississippi River Valley.

Old Governor's Mansion - An historic house museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is open for tours and continues to make history as the site of many special events.

Louisiana Arts and Science Museum - Offers educational entertainment for visitors of all ages. Featured are changing fine art exhibitions, interactive art and science galleries for children, an Egyptian Gallery, and simulated space travel in the Challenger Learning Center. In addition, the museum offers lectures, workshops, and classes.

River Road African American Museum - With over 300 years of history, the legacy and importance of Africans in America to the growth of the South, the United States and the world is evident through the collection and exhibits of rare artifacts found at the museum.

Baton Rouge Ballet Theater - Each year, the ballet presents a dance series that includes two performances by the local company supplemented by top quality guest artists, and at least one performance by a professional touring dance company.

Theatre Baton Rouge - The 362-seat Main Stage Theatre, located in the main building, combines the intimacy of a small house while having the production capabilities of a larger professional theatre.

Cajun Pride Swamp Tours - Provides top quality entertainment in swamp, plantation, cultural, city, and combination tours. Enjoy a City Tour within just 3 hours, a swamp or single plantation tour which requires only 4 hours of your day or relax on a 6-10 hour combination tours.

Enchanted Mansion - A Doll Museum - A museum of antique dolls and many one-of-a-kind animated dolls along with a gift shop.

Shaw Center for the Arts - Inside the channel-glass skin of the 125,000 square-foot facility resides a stunning art museum, as well as one of the most intimate and acoustically brilliant theatrical spaces in the southern United States.

USS Kidd Veterans Museum - Here, you will learn about the Louisiana Naval War Memorial Foundation, which has put tremendous effort and tireless energy into not only preserving this gallant ship but also in honoring the men and women of our American armed forces.

Oak Alley Plantation - This historic plantation with a quarter-mile canopy of giant oak trees, thought to be nearly 300 years old, is an impressive and enjoyable visit. Tour the home and grounds, and learn about the history of the site.

LSU Museum of Natural Science - The sixteen natural history collections hold a total of more than 2.8 million specimens, objects, and artifacts that document the rich natural history of Louisiana.

Independence Park Theatre - Hosts many events including dance recitals, concerts, plays, musicals, graduations, lectures, seminars and more.