5 Quaint Towns To Visit Near New Orleans

Destrehan: Destrehan, near New Orleans, features the historic Destrehan Plantation. Enjoy tours, local seafood at Seafood Pot, and breakfast at Honeydoux Cafe and Bakery.

LaPlace: LaPlace hosts the 1811 Kid Ory Historic Home museum. Dine at Petra Restaurant and visit St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church's Lourdes Grotto and cemetery.

Reserve: Reserve offers Historic Riverlands tours, showcasing African American history and music. Visit the Godchaux House and the unique Steamboat Gothic San Francisco Plantation.

Vacherie: Stay at Oak Alley Plantation in luxurious cottages. Enjoy Cajun cooking with Spuddy, visit Laura and Whitney Plantations, and dine at B and C Seafood.

St. Francisville: St. Francisville is walkable with historic homes and shops. Visit Rosedown Plantation and Audubon State Historic Site, and dine at the renowned St. Francisville Inn.