Oak Alley Plantation

The plantation, which was originally named Bon Séjour Plantation (meaning “good living”), was built to grow sugar cane. The mansion that stands today was built by slaves under the command of George Swainy between 1837 and 1839 for Jacques Telesphore Roman.

Valcour Aime Plantation Gardens

The Valcour Aime Plantation belonged to Valcour Aime, he was known as the “Louis the XIV of Louisiana” and was said to be the wealthiest person in the south. His plantation, which was sometimes called La Petite Versailles, burned to the ground in 1920. It is haunted by Aime.