Local Activities

What To Do In St. Francisville

Enjoy local activities in the charming St. Francisville area, home to many attractions, museums, plantation homes, fabulous formal gardens, unique shops and boutiques, delicious local dining favorites and wonderful country roads for cycling, great hiking and birding trails and an Arnold Palmer golf course.

Town of St. Francisville

St. Francisville is also home to 14 other attractions, 13 eateries, 7 plantation homes, fabulous formal gardens, many unique shops, an envied Sports Park, a world class golf resort and The Mighty Mississippi River.

Clark Creek Nature Area

Waterfalls in Mississippi? About a half hour north you can experience them amid the color and splendor of mixed hardwood and pine forests. Open year round!

Angola Prison Museum

This museum is on the grounds of the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, just a few miles up the road from The Plantation. Museum is operated by the Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation, a non-profit organization.

It is located outside of the prison's main gate in a former bank building.

Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge

The refuge was established to conserve, restore, and manage native forested wetland habitats for migratory birds, aquatic resources, and endangered and threatened plants and animals.

The offices are located at 5720 Commerce St in St. Francisville, and the refuge is a short drive away.