Step off the beaten path, and re-enter the world of 19th century Creole Louisiana, where relaxation is the rule, and history and tradition are abundant.
New Roads' narrow, tree-lined streets include outstanding examples of 19th-century Creole and Victorian architecture. Visitor attractions include Satterfield's Riverwalk and Restaurant, the Pointe Coupee Parish Courthouse and Gen. John Archer LeJeune Monument, St. Mary's Catholic Church and Cemetery, the Julien Poydras Monument and Museum, and numerous dining and shopping opportunities as well as beautiful views and boating on False River.
Visit St Francisville only 20 miles away. This quaint town is recognized on the Register of Historic Significant Sites and offers many attractions including historic plantation homes, outdoor adventures (Cat Island National Wildlife Park, Tunica Hills State Park, Bird walks led by Artist/Naturalist Murrell Butler), and the historic district with restaurants, unique shops, historic homes, businesses, churches and cemeteries. There are several festivals and special events throughout the year like the Audubon Pilgrimage, Christmas in the Country, The Day the War Stopped, Southern Garden Symposium, and the Angola Rodeo.
False River Country Club and The Bluffs Golf Course, an Arnold Palmer designed course overlooking Thompson Creek 20 minutes away.
Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge - The refuge is open for activities such as hunting, fishing, hiking, birdwatching, and photography are open to the public.