Come join us
as we get our Cajun On!
Today, we begin our relaxing journey to Cajun Country traveling to
Hayti, Missouri. A cocktail dinner reception awaits. Optional Lady
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
This morning, we cross into Mississippi and head to Baton Rouge,
Louisiana, our home for the next 5 nights. Cocktails and dinner
USS Kidd and Baton Rouge
Spend time in the capitol city of LA. Visit the USS Kidd. Tour
the tallest state capitol in the country and visit the Old
Governor’s Mansion, a copy of the White House. A trip to L’Auberge
Casino for a dinner buffet and gambling ends the day!
The Atchafalaya Basin and Avery Island
Journey into Cajun country for a morning “swamp tour.”
Avery Island is home to the Tabasco Pepper Sauce Factory. Enjoy a
tour and visit the adjoining Jungle Gardens and Bird City.
A stop at the West Baton Rouge Museum offers a look at the rigors
of daily life prior to the Civil War. We’ll visit 3 different types
of plantations today, each with a history of their own.
Gain an insider’s view of
how Mardi Gras is made while at Mardi Gras World. Learn it’s history
and real traditions. Sample King’s Cake! Enjoy free time in the
French Quarter for shopping, exploring and perhaps a Beignet at Café
du Monde! Step aboard the Natchez Steamship for a Jazz cruise and
live commentary of the river sites and history. Enjoy dinner at
Mulate’s, the original Cajun restaurant known for it’s food, music
and culture found in the small towns and along the bayous of south
Enjoy our stop at
the historic town of Canton with it’s Square, home to many unique
retail shops, museums, and eateries and retrace steps of many films
shot in the area. An optional casino trip is available tonight.
As our tour draws to a
close, one last stop is made for a hearty lunch in Tuscola, IL at
Flesor’s Candy Kitchen. With sweet tooth polished, we enjoy a tour
of their candy shop and time to pick up last minute edible
Includes 17 meals!