The Magnificent San Francisco Plantation

On the east bank of the Mississippi River in Garyville, La. sits one of the most magnificent and architecturally distinctive plantations in North America, the San Francisco Plantation. This colorful antebellum galleried Creole style house is nestled under centuries old … Continue reading

Nottoway Plantation, the South’s Largest Existing Antebellum Mansion

Nottoway Plantation and Resort, spanning 30 acres, is a magnificent 1850’s sugarcane estate and is the South’s largest existing antebellum mansion. It is located less than an hour’s drive from The Stockade Bed and Breakfast and is a favorite place … Continue reading

Top 5 Things to See in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge is a fascinating city to visit and offers a wide range of things to see. Though there are many more, here are what we feel are the top 5 things to see in Baton Rouge: Old State Capitol … Continue reading

Road Trip: The Blues Trail

The Blues Trail, US Route 61, meanders, more or less, along the Mississippi River. In the 1930’s and ‘40’s, this route often carried poor rural musicians out of the dusty Mississippi cotton fields as they worked their way north. Along … Continue reading

Fascinating River Road Plantations to Tour

There are many plantations along both sides of the Mississippi River, some well-known and some not so much. All of these plantations can be reached by day trip from The Stockade Bed and Breakfast. The well-known ones were mentioned in … Continue reading