Although the Chretien Point plantation is not currently available for the public to visit, you can still find many other impressive plantations within driving distance. Read on to learn about our recommendations.
Oak Alley Plantation in Louisiana was first a sugar cane plantation started by Valcour Aime in 1830. It has a beautiful alley of oak trees leading up to the mansion.
Belle Meade Plantation in Tennessee was founded in 1807 and is known for its thoroughbred horses. The mansion is open for tours and there is also a winery on the property.
Nottoway Plantation in Louisiana is the largest antebellum mansion in the South and was completed in 1859. It has 60+ rooms and is surrounded by large 200-year-old oak trees.
Pebble Hill Plantation in Georgia was built in 1825 and is known for its beautiful gardens and grounds. The mansion is open for tours and there is also a museum on the property.
Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage in Tennessee was the home of President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death in 1845. The mansion is open for tours and there are also several other attractions on the property that are open to visitors.
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens in South Carolina was founded in 1676 by the Drayton family and has been open to the public since 1870. It has beautiful gardens, a nature center, and a petting zoo.
Destrehan Plantation in Louisiana was built in 1787 and is one of the oldest plantations in the Mississippi Valley. It has been restored to its original condition and is open for tours.
San Francisco Plantation House in Louisiana was built in 1856 and is known for its unique architecture. It has been restored to its original condition and is open for tours.