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Houmas House Plantation and Gardens Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

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    Stop At: Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, 40136 Highway 942, Darrow, LA 70725-2302

    Guests will have a one hour tour of the historic mansion and free time to explore 38 acres of lush gardens. They can purchase beverages at the Turtle Bar or a Creole buffet lunch in Cafe Burnside, both located on the grounds.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Great River Road, Louisiana

    Travel along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River en route to Houmas House

    Pass By: Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans, LA

    Although called a lake, this is actually a large lagoon and brackish estuary fed by fresh water rivers and connected to the Gulf of Mexico. Covering 630 square miles (1600 km2) it is one of the largest wetlands in North America.

    Pass By: I-10 Bonnet Carré Spillway Bridge, St Rose, LA 70087, USA

    View the spillway, a flood control operation in the Lower Mississippi west of New Orleans. The spillway, when open, allows floodwaters from the Mississippi River to flow into Lake Pontchartrain and thence into the Gulf of Mexico.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Departure Time
    10:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Admission and tour of plantation
    • Local tour guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Taxes
    • Commentary en route to plantation
    • Entry/Admission - Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
    • Gratuities
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    On this trip, we did decided to do a lot of walking instead of getting a rental car or ubering in order to save on cost. However, for this tour we paid for the transportation to get to the plantation and I have to say it was well worth it! It was a hot day (in the 90's and
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    A nice side trip from New Orleans. Lunch not included but Gray Line bus trip was well narrated on bus and in house. Bus guide was Ms Butler. Gardens are spectacular and plenty of time provided to see everything. Gift shop is huge and stocked with great items especially books on
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    Our tour guide Time was superb! The entire presentation was thoughtful, clear concise, interesting and informative.
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    Response from AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens Tour with Transportation from New Orleans
    Responded 22 Jul 2019
    We are hoping more and more people will take the opportunity to visit this fascinating plantation that also showcases lovely gardens and water features as well as a convenient restaurant and the famous Turtle Bar.
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    The place was fantastic. The tour guide was fantastic he, knew everything about the history. I highly recommend Laura.
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    Bill Capo was an absolutely phenomenal tour guide! From his depth of knowledge to his passion for history, he transformed the Houmas House plantation tour into an unforgettable experience. We also appreciated his sense of humor and all of the restaurant recommendations. We are
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    Response from AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens Tour with Transportation from New Orleans
    Responded 4 Jul 2019
    We will look forward to having you join us on more tours too. Bill is a great example of a native who loves to share his city
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