This place is amazing. What a collection of period furnishing and gives us a look into the past. You get the passion the owner has for this place.
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This is a must-see stop and should be the first plantation home to be viewed. The grounds are immaculate and the staff are not only friendly, but very informed and helpful. I visited with my sister, who was born in New Orleans, but had moved...More
Kevin, the new owner of Houmas House, has done such a wonderful job revitalizing this hostoric home and creating such luxurious gardens. Our tour guide, Ms. Debbie, was so personable, even at the end of her day. We even got to tour the owner's quarters!
Our guide was Susan and she brought the history of the plantation alive. Full of knowledge of the plantation. Very interactive with all the 'tourists'. One young girl was even allowed to demonstrate to us. The buildings and gardens were well maintained and the menu...More
Crazy and over the top - this place is a must see. Our tour guide was amazing and really charming. She really made sure we had a good time while showing us the magnificent rooms, the vampire slayer kit from 1865, and telling us some...More
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, is located in Burnside, Louisiana but is easily reached from New Orleans. The plantation was established in the late 1700s, with the current main house completed in 1840. It was named after the native Houma people, who originally occupied this...More
I've visited all the plantations along River Road. Houmas House is a must see. The gardens are exquisite and the house has an interesting story, especially if you've see the movie Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte. The dining room has great food. I've enjoyed breakfast and...More
Deciding to spend one night at the Houmas House was one of the highlights of our trip thru south LA. The innkeepers worked with us to get a room with a nice front porch, where we could enjoy our evening cigar. But the grounds of...More
I live nearby in the city of Gonzales so bring friend and out of town guest to Houmas House Planttions and Gardens often for a lovely but inexpensive lunch and walk of the gardens. Equal to any garden or better than any garden in the...More
Although a little out of the way from New Orleans, and me being direction impaired, it was a little hard for me to find. But once we got there it was worth it. The staff was all extremely nice. The place where you go to...More