La Quinta Inn & Suites Houma
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Travel Blogs from Houma
The sultry air barely moved. The giant Live Oaks stood sentry over the path leading from the wide, brown Mississippi river to the big house. Sugar cane grew silently across the plantation, dragging nutrients from the ground and thriving in the moist, opressive air.
Bec and I sat quietly sipping our Mint Juleps, watching the plantation cat toying with the tourists. Life was ...
Woke up to it raining, but heading back west to Fort Worth today.
Visited Laura Plantation and had a guided tour which was extremely interesting. The Laura plantation also ties in with the folklore and story "Brer rabbit and the Tar Baby". ...
... consuming), and did some photo review/editing. We went for a good walk on the levee and out to lunch at Hymels. One Tripadvisor review of Hymels says that when you walk in the record stops and everyone turns to look at the strangers coming in....we found this to be true. We were definitely the only people not on their lunch hour from one of the nearby refineries on River Road. Thats OK, the seafood was ...
... he married my Great Grandmother. These two sisters had a cousin whose son was David Gamble Murrell, Cornelia's husband. Another cousin of Emily and Minerva, George Ross Murrell (who is related to Chief John Ross) owned a nearby plantation called Tally-Ho. The original house built in 1831 still exists and I was able to drive by and take a picture. The house is not open to the public but it is a registered historic property. A bigger, more grand house ...
... At first, we were certain we had gone astray—we kept driving past mile after mile of strip mall, ubiquitous franchises and gas stations. But then, mirabile dictu, Bayou Cane hove into view. With a sign on the door that says, “Gaming machines have no cash” we knew we’d hit the jackpot.
Bayou Cane is a fairly stereotypical diner—what you’d expect, and want, from a small town ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services