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  • 10am - Begin your plantation country tour at the West Baton Rouge Museum. Experience pre-Civil War life in the South and learn about sugarcane from the field to the factory. View 5 historic houses including the 1850 Allendale Slave cabins, a Circa 1830 French Creole plantation home, 22 - foot model of a real sugar mill.
  • 11:30 - 1 pm - On to Nottoway Plantation Restaurant & Inn, the largest plantation home in the South. Built in 1859, this Greek Revival and Italianate mansion boasts 53,000 square feet. Have lunch in the elegant yet casual mansion Restaurant. (Hwy. LA - 1, South)
  • 2:15 pm - A tour at Laura Creole Plantation details the life of women, slaves, children, and is said to be the best history tour in the U.S. (Hwy. LA - 1, South - Hwy. 18)
  • 4pm - Arrive at Oak Alley Plantation - The most photographed plantation in the South. Located in Vacherie on Hwy. 18, it is a National historic landmark. Dine at The Cabin Restaurant on your way back to your West Baton Rouge hotel. Unique in the entire world, The Cabin began as one of the ten original slave dwellings of the Monroe Plantation, and is approximately 150 years old.