St. Francisville, Lousiana Weekend Itinerary

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Weekend in St. Francisville, Lousiania

Known for it's small town quiet life, the historic district with numerous homes, churches, office buildings, shops, and restaurants is the perfect place for you to unwind!

Day 1 Highlights


BirdMan Coffee

Birdman Coffee, Books & Music

Birdman Coffee is the St. Francisville location for fresh brewed coffee, featuring a delicious local menu including old-fashioned yellow grits, sweet potato pancakes, and salty bacon. The shop celebrates local artists on its walls and musicians on its stage, with regional live music concerts several times a month. 

Afton Villa Gardens

Afton Villa Gardens

Although a fire in 1963 destroyed the gothic antebellum mansion, the gardens at Afton Villa are among the most famous and picturesque in the state. Beginning in 1972, Genevieve and Morrell Trimble undertook the task of restoring the grounds. Today the estate contains over 20 acres of formal gardens and pleasure grounds, including the famous ruins gardens, a formal parterre garden, a daffodil valley, a historic family cemetery, and more.

Myrtles Plantation

Myrtles Plantation

Surrounded by centuries-old live oak trees, the mansion features a 125-foot verandah with exquisite ornamental ironwork. Experience antebellum splendor in this circa 1796 National Historic Register plantation home famed for its mystic and riveting history.

Restaurant 1796

Restaurant 1796

Centered around a 10' wood-fired hearth, Restaurant 1796 prides itself on fresh Southern ingredients finished to perfection over the fire with a shared experience reminiscent of a family holiday gathering.

Day 2 Highlights


Audubon's Cafe

Audubon's Cafe

Serving specialty salads, soups, sandwiches and daily specials, this antique-filled restaurant is a must try. Whether it's breakfast or lunch, there is something for everyone.

Golf at The Bluffs on Thompson Creek

Golf at The Bluffs on Thompson Creek

Located in beautiful West Feliciana Parish and its unique, rolling, south Louisiana hills, the Club has received numerous awards and accolades since its debut in 1988, including the recent 2016-2017 Voted No. 1 Best Golf Course You Can Play in Louisiana by Golf Magazine.