Houma House Plantation & Gardens

One of the most grand plantations on River Road, Houmas House Plantation + Gardens plays host to some of the most elegant events in Louisiana. The grounds of the plantation are perfectly nestled on the Mississippi River.

Book a luxurious room in the home and feast upon the delicious Cajun food available in the on-site restaurant. And make sure you set aside time to explore the 38 acres of lush gardens, ponds, and a majestic live oak alley. The Japanese garden are especially stunning.

Fun Fact: The plantation was established and producing sugar before the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, and much of the decor and artwork throughout the house showcase the plantation’s history.