Exploring New Roads,La.

Happy Friday ! You are invited to come along on my Summer Vacation: this week our Road Trip takes us to New Roads,La :

New Roads ,La : about 45 minutes away.

False River:

You can spend the day at the lake fishing, water sports or lazing on the river. You can also rent cabins at the Lake >

False River is an oxbow lake located in southeastern Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana centered at 30°38′19″N 91°29′04″W This lake was once the main channel of the Mississippi River in this area, but was cut off in about 1722 when seasonal flooding cut a shorter channel to the east.

The Parlange Plantation House is a historic plantation house at Louisiana Highway 1 and Louisiana Highway 78 in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. Built in 1750, it is a classic example of a large French Colonial plantation house in the United States. 

New Roads,la.

New Roads is located in one of the oldest settlement areas in Louisiana. The town is named after a “new road” the Spanish built in 1776 between the Mississippi and the False River, northwest from Baton Rouge. But it was not founded until 1822, when a free woman of color, Catherine Depau subdivided a portion of her plantation there. Known as the “Little Carnival Capital” of Louisiana, New Roads followed New Orleans’ example by staging Mardi Gras celebrations as early as 1881. The event continues to this day, drawing thousands of visitors. A Louisiana Main Street community, New Roads is also home to several plantation estates, particularly along the False River. The river itself is actually a 15-mile oxbow lake. It was once part of the Mississippi River before it changed course and is now the scene of breathtaking natural beauty and a great spot for fishing, boating and water-skiing.

Visit Downtown with it courthouse :

New Roads Arts museum ; with exhibits and classes with local artist.

Summer camp starts in July…… Lisa

Stay the http://www.manornetworks.com/Night

National Register Home
Historic District’s Unforgettable Oasis!
Seasonally Enjoy Open Hearth Fireplace
Swimming Pool and Cabana
Experience a Fabulous Breakfast!Moments From Lakefront
Near Riverwalk Shops & Cafes
35 minutes from Baton Rouge

Featured In or Appeared In
Country Victoria
Country Roads Magazines
Southern Living Gardens
Kiwanis Tour of Homes & Gardens

So go explore this Summer right outside you door or the neighboring towns…..Lisa

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