When vacation plans change, sometimes it’s fun to be a tourist in your own backyard. Now is the perfect time to take a day trip from Baton Rouge or New Orleans and explore Historic Houmas House and Gardens. With this day trip package you’ll experience all this grand estate has to offer.
The mansion tour explores 250 years of this estates history and walks guests through the architectural evolution of the mansion while exploring plantation life in the 1800’s. Antique artifacts, artwork and furnishings are used to tell the stories of past owners and how they lived and grew a sugar empire.
Lunch or dinner is available in The Carriage House Restaurant just steps from the mansion. Guests will enjoy classic Louisiana cuisine featuring fresh seafood, decadent desserts and everything in between.
And finally, save time to explore the folklore, commerce, culture and music of the Mississippi River in the recently opened Great River Road Museum. Exhibits on Mardi Gras, agriculture, the civil war, and much more all show how the Mississippi River helped shape the lower United States to what it is today.
**This package may be booked anytime between now and October 31, 2020. The tickets must be used by October 31, 2020.
Houmas House is a historic estate located near New Orleans in Darrow, Louisiana. Open 7 days a week from 9am to 8pm. At Houmas House, visitors can tour the mansion and grounds, stay in the inn, enjoy Louisiana cuisine, and host one-of-a-kind weddings and events.