Located in the Southeastern region of the state is Louisiana’s gem – Plantation Country. The Bed and Breakfasts of the Louisiana’s Plantation Country offer their visitors a unique glimpse into the past of spectacular mansions. Some are even reputed to be haunted! Come discover how life played out in these spellbinding settings–hear the tales of civil war life, the star-crossed lovers, and the weary battle soldiers. Let their ghosts remind you of a time long forgotten. Come stay awhile at a Plantation Country Bed and Breakfast in Louisiana.
B&Bs in Plantation Country
Landmarks, Plantations, Attractions
31025 LA-1, White Castle, LA 70788
Nottaway Plantation is a Greek Revival and Italianate-styled mansion built in 1859. It is the largest extant antebellum plantation house in the South with 53,000 square feet of floor space. Tours available.
Known as the Crown Jewel of the River Road you can tour and experience the Southern splendor of “The Sugar Palace” with 16 rooms filled with period antiques and Louisiana artwork. The home itself is a masterpiece, but the gardens surrounding the home are something to behold!
The Magnolia Mound Plantation House is a French Creole house constructed in 1791 near the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The Myrtles Plantation is a historic home and former antebellum plantation located in St. Francisville, Louisiana. It was built in 1796 by General David Bradford and is touted as “one of America’s mosthaunted homes.” There are a variety of legends surrounding the Myrtles. Tours available.
Audubon State Historic Site is a state park property in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, between the towns of St. Francisville and Jackson. It is the location where noted ornithologist and artist John James Audubon spent the summer of 1821.
Soaring at 450 feet high, it’s impossible to miss the current LouisianaState Capitol as one comes into Downtown Baton Rouge. The 34-floor building stands on a 27-acre tract of land. The Observation Deck on the 27th floor overlooks the City of Baton Rouge, and the glimpse of the gardens is spectacular.
Built to look like a castle, it is commonly called the Louisiana Castle, the Castle of Baton Rouge, the Castle on the River, and other such names. It housed the Louisiana State Legislature from the mid-19th century until the current capitol building was built in 1929-32.
The LSU Rural Life Museum is а museum of Louisiana history in Baton Rouge. It is located on the Burden Plantation, which is a 40-acre agricultural research experiment station, and is operated under the aegis of Louisiana State University. The main portion of the museum is outdoors and consists of homes and outbuildings built in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Events & Festivals
Known as the capital city’s premier seasonal live music event series, produced by the Downtown Business Association, continues to amaze 5,000+ audience from the Greater Baton Rouge area each week.
Catch the holiday spirit as this celebration transforms the winter sky into a wonderland featuring beautiful Christmas décor with a half-million sparking lights and a 35-foot Christmas tree in Town Square.
The Angola Prison Rodeo is a professionally produced rodeo working with professional rodeo stock contractors to provide the livestock used
in events, along with providing objective judges. To ensure inmate participant safety, professional rodeo clowns are always present in the arena during events along with emergency services personnel. Held in April and October.
The Baton Rouge Zoo has evolved to prioritize education, research and conservation. There are species that may have vanished totally were it not for these animals residing in the protective environment of zoos. The Baton Rouge Zoo is very active in conservation programs.
The 103-acre facility is dedicated to conservation, education, recreation and tourism. Over one mile of gravel paths and boardwalks link varied habitats such as the cypress-tupelo swamp, beech-magnolia and hardwood forests. Wildlife is plentiful — hundreds of bird species utilize the site throughout the year.
Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge was established on October 27, 2000, as the 526th refuge in the United States National Wildlife Refuge System. It is located near the town of St. Francisville, Louisiana, which is 30 miles north of Baton Rouge.
Located on a cool, artesian-fed river, Little River Bluffs’ 30 beautiful wooded acres offer a serene retreat in a naturally preserved environment. Enjoy kayaking, fishing, biking and more.
Strolling through four ecosystems on over a mile of boardwalks through Tickfaw State Park, visitors can experience the sights and sounds of a cypress/tupelo swamp, a bottomland hardwood forest, a mixed pine/hardwood forest and the Tickfaw River.
The Louisiana Bed and Breakfast Association has recommended to each of our member properties that they follow safety guidelines provided by the CDC and the Association of Lodging Professionals. Guest safety and well-being are our top priority in addition to guest comfort. Contact the individual properties for inquiries or to make a reservation. Relax and Innjoy!