Located in the Southeastern region of the state is Louisiana’s gem – Plantation Country. You’ll travel back in time as you discover the Atchafalaya Basin and the rolling hills of St. Francisville. The Bed and Breakfasts of the Louisiana’s Plantation Country offer their visitors a unique glimpse into the past of these 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. Take a tour of Oak Alley – a most photographed plantation bed and breakfast – or Nottoway Plantation – where the past has been forever lovingly preserved. Many of the old plantations provide bed and breakfast and other unique lodging experiences for the adventurous traveler.
And, of course, your visit to Plantation Country would not be complete without a visit to the state’s capitol, Baton Rouge. The 34-floor state capitol building boasts the largest in the nation with its 150-year-old Gothic style edifice situated on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River. Lastly, just to spice things up, head to the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center or the Alligator Bayou for a little wildlife flavor! Come stay awhile at a Plantation Country Bed and Breakfast in Louisiana.
Greenwood Plantation was built in 1830 by William Ruffin Barrow in the Greek Revival style of architecture with 28 columns surrounding the mansion. It is considered the South’s finest example of classic colonial.