You can see the Destrehan Plantation and enjoy the rest of your vacation. Transportation is included. Destrehan Plantation is an antebellum mansion, in the French Colonial style, modified with Greek Revival architectural elements. It is located in southeast Louisiana, near the town of the same name, Destrehan. During the 19th century, the plantation was a major producer of indigo and then sugarcane.
Enjoy a small-group 6-hour tour to Laura and Oak Alley plantations in Vacherie, Louisiana on a day trip from New Orleans. Experience a unique contrast between plantations only miles apart that were operating in the same time period. Start with the beautifully restored classic Creole manor of Laura Plantation, followed by the grandeur that is the Greek Revival mansion of Oak Alley Plantation. Transportation is provided in a luxury executive class van for up to 13 people.
Discover the Mississippi Valley's historic but turbulent past at Laura Plantation on this guided, 5.5-hour tour from New Orleans. Laura Plantation is a restored, Louisiana Creole plantation on the west bank of the Mississippi River near Vacherie. The plantation was run by four Creole women, most notably Laura, for whom it is named. See unique architecture, colorful gardens, and sugar cane fields, and hear stories about all aspects of plantation life along the way. Round-trip transportation and plantation entry fee included.
This is not just another drive out to the river road to visit plantations. Your driver/guide will enlighten and educate you along the way on such things as the Louisiana swamp,Lake Pontchartrain. Also giving you an overview of what the Corp of Engineers have done to prevent the next hurricane Katrina catastrophe. And host of other surprises along the way. In for a bigger savings we also offer a wide range of combination tours of the swamp and plantation together.Thank you for choosing Crescent City Tours & Transportation
A Rich Cultural and Ecological Experience of Louisiana!The Swamp Kayak Tour, Cajun Food, Plantation Tour Experience: • Transportation to and from New Orleans • Intermediate Paddle through Manchac Swamp • Perfect for Groups looking for a great time • Learn the history and importance of this unique ecosystem • Paddle past Cypress and Tupelo groves • Stop at B&C Seafood Restaurant for Cajun cuisine (Option to Purchase Food) • Guided Tour of the beautiful Whitney Plantation • Visit the Museum, Baptist Church, and Gift Shop • Take photos of the Live Oak corridor that leads up to the “Big House”
Celebrate a time-honored Louisiana tradition - the lighting of the bonfires on the banks of the Mississippi River! The Bonfire Express Tour includes round-trip narrated motorcoach transportation to view the bonfires that light the way for Papa Noel (our Cajun Santa Claus) to bayou country. A police escort will accompany our “sleigh of coaches” as we draw near to the bonfires. For many years this Cajun community has built mammoth wooden structures such as cabins, tepees, & riverboats along the Mississippi River levee. Come see the "feux de joie" (fires of joy)! [Some walking is necessary.] Cost includes the guided motor coach tour, group escort, bottled water, and Christmas cookies.
Experience the full story of the wetlands in a eco-friendly low impact way. Kayak through a true swamp surrounded by large cypress tree covered in Spanish Moss . Our top rated kayak guides will stop along the way to tell you all about the diverse ecosystems in south Louisiana.Follow our guide down a natural bayou through a natural Louisiana swamp. Along the way your guide will pause to give detailed info about the bayous, swamps, and Louisiana’s wetland eco systems. At the mid way point, we will enjoy stop and enjoy the surroundings. Depending on the season wildlife consists of ibises, egrets, herons, eagles, alligators, turtles, and more. Woodpeckers and assorted song birds are seasonal visitors to the living and dead cypress trees visible from the bayou.Reservations are required, if you do not use our transportation detailed driving directions will be emailed in the confirmation email. We currently use a public launch near Laplace, La.
Elder Yulonda Griffin shares her insight on financial literacy in "Man's Survival Kit". In this teaching, Elder Griffin imparts knowledge to you in the areas of credit, finance, insurance, investments, wills, and trusts. Knowledge is power! Be empowered by information!Elder Yulonda T. Griffin is a native and Hurricane Katrina survivor of New Orleans, Louisiana. She has a bachelor's degree in business information systems and a master's degree in global management. An experienced preacher and teacher, Yulonda facilitates wealth building seminars all over the United States, free of charge, to help the disadvantaged. She is an entrepreneur and investor operating her own businesses with her husband. They provide import and export transportation services, as well as a local commodity store in New Orleans. Yulonda is a motivational speaker on wealth building, encouraging the less fortunate to believe all things are possible through God. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/fgbc/000005/sp_fgbc_000005_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Cat and his friends are back! The rich, cantankerous, narcissistic, but generous, septuagenarian Cajun, Clarence "Cat" Touchette, helps when his friend, Crosby "Souris" Babineaux finds his son in a coma at the family's marine transportation company. Cat begins probing, discovers unusual business practices by Souris' son, and scrutinizes a sleazy crew aboard a vessel chartered by a mysterious company. Cat receives a call threatening his household unless he stops meddling, but he ignores the warning after identifying the caller. Someone kidnaps his granddaughter and Cat discovers thriving illegal enterprises in Louisiana Cajun country. Cat's fiancee, Delores, angers him when she inexplicably withholds her affections. They argue and his life is turned up side down. In this sequel to Cat and Dog: A Cajun Tale, James Ory Theall's second novel of the series moves two story lines forward with entertaining dialogue as readers feel the characters' love, sadness, and tragedy. Contains some strong language and descriptions of violence. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike Ortego. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/006534/bk_acx0_006534_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.