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San Francisco Plantation

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Address: 2646 Hwy. 44 (River Road), Garyville, LA 70051-0950
Phone Number: 985-535-2341
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No Pictures Allowed but Great Place to Visit Otherwise

My wife and I toured the San Francisco Plantation after we toured St. Joseph Plantation. The tour guide was quite knowledgeable and gave a good tour of the large house. She... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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130 reviews 130 reviews
44 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This house is not as big as others (Oak Alley, Nottoway), but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in charm. The house is small (only in comparison to others), but there is plenty to see. The paintings in the rooms are just gorgeous. Furthermore, the tour guide was knowledgeable in the extreme. She had a command not... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
40 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A smaller plantation than Oak Alley, but very interesting. Our tour guide was excellent, and was also responsible for doing much of the research on its background. Worth the trip out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We stopped here on a whim on the way from New Orleans to Baton Rouge. They charge $10/person for you to walk the grounds and take pictures or you can take the tour for $17/person. The prices are kind of ridiculous for what you get. You also cannot take pictures inside the home. The tour guide was pleasant, but definitely... More 

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Dorrance, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Elderly tour guide talked more about her grandfather than about the people that lived in the house. She was not able to answer that many questions. There was not enough info about the other buildings. If you want to only see a plantation home this tour was OK. If you want the entire history of a plantation take another tour.

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North Tazewell, Virginia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Beautiful grounds. Delightful tour. We were very taken with the furnishings of a long gone era. The blue house painting is a real attraction and so is the water tank outside!

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Mississippi
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140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My wife and I toured the San Francisco Plantation after we toured St. Joseph Plantation. The tour guide was quite knowledgeable and gave a good tour of the large house. She reminded me of a slimmer, better-educated version of my late mother-in-law. You'll be able to recognize the plantation by the blue cisterns on either end. Unfortunately, pictures inside the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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155 reviews 155 reviews
39 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Take the time to enjoy the tour of this plantation house. The grounds are equally stunning, and the house is an easy drive from New Orleans. Take lots of photographs outside and stand on the levee in front for a grand view of the house. So different from others. Our tour guide was exemplary.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

San Francisco Plantation is beautiful & we enjoyed every minute! We were part of a tour group & San Francisco Plantation was on our agenda (as was Laura Plantation). Please plan at least One & a Half to Two Hours to take the tour & then explore the grounds & gift shop. Unfortunately, the lady who planned the whole trip... More 

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Benton, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Unusual architecture makes this a one of a kind home. The staff were gracious and knowledgeable and the grounds were lovely. Make this a part of your plantation tour itinerary.

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New Market, Alabama
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I liked San Francisco because it is so different from the other plantation houses. It's not your typical white columned home. It's fun, a little funky maybe, and beautiful. This home is very colorful. From the beautifully painted ceilings inside to the blue and yellow trim outside, this house is stunning. Our guide was wonderful and very knowledgeable. I can... More 

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Address: Address: 2646 Hwy. 44 (River Road), Garyville, LA 70051-0950
Phone Number: 985-535-2341
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Garyville

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