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AISL 2017: Saturday Options

Side trips from New Orleans

Whitney Plantation

Evergreen Plantation

Oak Alley Plantation

Laura Plantation

St. Joseph Plantation

Swamp Tours

Saturday Options

These plantations are fairly close together on the River Road and are easily accessible by car.  Take I-10 West towards Baton Rouge.  Go 28 miles past the New Orleans airport to exit 194 (south to Gramercy).  Go 4 miles south on Hwy 641 (becomes 3213) to the Mississippi River Bridge (Veterans Memorial Bridge).  Cross and immediately take the first ramp exit on your right.  At the levee, take a right to reach Evergreen Plantation and Whitney Plantation.  To reach Laura, St. Joseph, and Oak Alley, take a left. Laura is 4 miles ahead.  


Evergreen Plantation - 4677 Hwy 18 Edgard (985) 497-3837 | Website: http://www.evergreenplantation.org

Laura Plantation - 2247 Hwy 18 Vacherie (225) 265-7690 | Website: http://www.lauraplantation.com

Whitney Plantation - 5099 Hwy 18 Wallace (225) 265-3300 | Website: http://www.whitneyplantation.com

St. Joseph Plantation - 3535 Hwy 18 Vacherie (225) 265-4078 | Website: http://www.stjosephplantation.com

Oak Alley Plantation - 3645 Hwy 18 Vacherie (225) 265-2151

We highly recommend lunch at B & C Seafood Market and Cajun Restaurant, 21 55 How 18 Vacherie, (225) 265-8356.

Dr. Wagner's Honey Island Swamp Tours | 41490 Crawford Landing, Slidell |  (985) 641-1769
Website |  http://www.honeyislandswamp.com

Tours into the Honey Island Swamp to view wildlife with native professional naturalist guides.  Tours last two hours. $48 adults with pickup from hotel. 


Jean Lafitte Tours | 6601 Leo Kerner Pkwy., Marrero | (504) 587-1719
Website | http://jeanlafitteswamptour.com


Roland Through New Orleans | 3925 Bellview St., Metaire | (504) 779-6856
Website | http://www.neworleansonline.com/directory/location.php?locationID=1769