Just a short drive from the port city of New Orleans, you will find Franklin, Louisiana one of the states most interesting towns. A place where the afterlife is more active than the nightlife.
Bayou Town Stroll
- Child Ages 6-11
- Infants Ages 1-5
Discover Franklin’s history and culture
Explore Franklin, one of the most charming, and historic small cities, tucked away along the Cajun Coast in South Louisiana, just a short drive from the port city of New Orleans. We gather at the beautiful Bayou Teche, as your local, experienced Tour Guide shares the rich and colorful history of Franklin, and the importance of this natural waterway. We’ll also discuss our cities history of steamboats, Marine life, and the impact sugarcane has on our community.
Our journey continues with a short walk to the beautiful Shadowlawn Antebellum home, built in 1850. Step inside for a visit with the home’s docent who will share the splendor of this magnificent property filled with beautiful antiques.
We stroll through the picturesque Historic District with stops and discussions of history, architecture, culture, and notable residents. Join us for a relaxed stroll today.