New Orleans Plantation Driving Tour

6 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

Visit a plantation along the Mississippi River and glimpse into the grace, grandeur, and tragedy of early southern history on this four-hour tour from New Orleans. Gain an understanding of the socioeconomic and cultural factors that gave rise to slavery and why it became such a powerful institution throughout the south. Learn how industries such as oil, cotton, sugar, lumber, indigo, and citrus allowed New Orleans to become the city it is today and why it was such an important trading center before the outbreak of the Civil War. Note: Contact us BEFORE booking to confirm availability and meeting location.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: New Orleans Private Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Destrehan Plantation

We will tour inside the main house, outbuildings, and the grounds. While the tour is private, you might join others inside the house at the discretion of house management.

Duration: 2 hour
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