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Oak Alley Plantation

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Address: 3645 Hwy. 18, Vacherie, LA 70090
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A powerful testimony to the rich history of the antebellum south, Oak Alley...

A powerful testimony to the rich history of the antebellum south, Oak Alley invites visitors to explore all facets of her plantation past. The Slavery at Oak Alley exhibit, Civil War exhibit, Sugarcane Theater and Big House offer an experience as compelling as the plantation’s 25 historic acres and 300 year old allee of oaks.

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We took a Grayline Tour to this plantation which takes a little over an hour by bus to get to. The plantation was beautiful, especially the famous oak trees which lined the... read more

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Cincinnati
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a Grayline Tour to this plantation which takes a little over an hour by bus to get to. The plantation was beautiful, especially the famous oak trees which lined the street side to the main house. The slave quarters that were rebuilt were worth seeing and reading about. Tour guides were excellent, especially our house guide who is... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a six hour drive from Houston to New Orleans and from now on I will try to always break up the drive by stopping at a plantation. Oak Alley Plantation is the first plantation I visited and will probably be what I compare others to. The oak trees are worth the visit alone.

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Thank Clark418
Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This plantation is famous for the beautiful 300 year old oak trees that line the walk to the front of the house. Tours are led by guides who are knowledgeable about the history of the plantation. Most furnishings are not original to the house as house fell into state of repair and at one point cattle freely roamed the plantation.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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The grounds are very grand as you would expect and the house also. You can see reproductions of some slave cabins with some sorry boards but the highlight of the tour was the tour guide who was so enthusiastic and made the house come alive.

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Thank john_carolLondon
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Whilst the plantation house is worth a look, it does not rate as a must see. The view through the oaks is a classic, but the actual tour of the house was fairly bland. The guide was not inspiring, and the house not as grand as some we have toured both in the US and abroad. It also brushes over... More 

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Placentia, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Oak Alley is about an hour from downtown New Orleans by car. As you can see from the numerous photos available online, the grounds are beautiful with magnificent 300-year-old oak trees lining a path that ends at the front door of the house. The plantation has several reconstructed slave quarters that go a long way in explaining the living conditions... More 

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Meadville, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They really need to add items to the buffet lunch served to our tour group. That are American foods not spicy, and excluding pork products. There are a lot of people visiting there that cant eat any of these foods. The oaks of oak alley trees make it worth the entire tour. Try one of their fancy mixed drinks it... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 574 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I, along with most people who review on Trip Advisor seem to have "amazing" visits to most fast food joints. That being the case, you will likely have an "amazing" experience here. Before you do, here's the low down you heard here first... 1. The boxwoods and some trees have been dying off from a fungus and continue to go.... More 

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Solon, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The classic Southern Antebellum planation! The tour was top-notch with period costumes and such an interesting narrative. Highly recommend, especially if you are interested in history and culture.

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Yankton, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I honestly wasn't sure what to expect in visiting a Southern Plantation, other than it being pretty. I was a little worried about the slavery aspect of its history being glossed over or romanticized. Thankfully, it was not. That being said, it is really beautiful and rich in history. I wish that we had had more time there.

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