Along the Mississippi River, you can still find what remains of the River Road Plantations and a life that passed with the Civil War more than 150 years ago. These top 10 River Road Plantations will reveal to you beautiful architecture, rural Louisiana and important history lessons.
Derby Clock, Louisville. Recently moved to Fourth Street and re-dedicated, this handcrafted, 45ft clock was designed to look like a giant wind-up toy. The elevated five-lane racetrack features miniature caricatures of Kentucky celebrities as jockeys, including President Thomas Jefferson, Daniel Boone, George Rogers Clark and King Louis XVI, the city's namesake. The clock also features the Belle of Louisville, the oldest operating steamboat in America.
The Rathskeller at the Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, built in 1905. Rookwood pottery decorates the Rathskeller. F. Scott Fitzgerald frequented the hotel's bar while posted to an army training camp near Louisville in 1918. The wedding reception of Tom and Daisy Buchanan, in The Great Gatsby, is at the Seelbach, once the real venue for debutante dances. The hotel's secret hallways once accommodated Al Capone. A ghost in blue chiffon has haunted the lobby.
These 13 Jaw Dropping Places In Louisiana Will Blow You Away From still country sides to bustling cities, Louisiana boasts of awe inspiring scenery that is sure to inspire. Whether you’re exploring the state’s many parks on a spontaneous day trip or picnicking beside the Mississippi River, Louisiana is sure to provide its unique beauty.
With its many gorgeous shops, fabulous restaurants, luxe spas and unparalleled nightlife, New Orleans is frequently a top spot for groups of gals seeking a destination getaway. Here’s a great sample itinerary for a girls’ day out. Start the day with a spectacular brunch, accompanied by a glass of Champagne or rosé, in the courtyard of Sylvain—one of the most atmospheric restaurants in the French Quarter. Then walk over to Royal Street, and browse among some of the best art galleries in the ...