Clarion Inn Conference Center
1500 W Highway 30
Gonzales, LA 70737
Phone: (225) 647-8000
Fax: (225) 647-7741
Built by Marius Pons Bringier as a wedding gift for his son and named for Andrew Jackson's home in Nashville, this classic Greek-Revival-style mansion features original brick-between-posts walls. The Hermitage is open by appointment and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Located just west of the Bayou Lafourche, St. Emma Plantation is a large mid-19th century Greek Revival-style plantation house furnished with Empire-period furniture. It was owned from 1854 to 1869 by Charles A. Kock, one of the leading sugar planters of Louisiana, and was the site of a Civil War skirmish. The home is open by appointment only and is listed on National Register of Historic Places.
Located on the east bank of Bayou Lafourche in Assumption Parish, Belle Alliance Plantation was built by successful sugar planter Charles Anton Kock, also owner of St. Emma Plantation, as the centerpiece for his 7,000-acre sugar plantation. This Greek Revival-style manor contains 33 rooms and 6 great square columns. It is a private residence and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
This exciting park offers more than 30 rides, food, live music and shows.
Two adjacent amusement parks in Louisiana, Blue Bayou is a water park and Dixie Landin’ is a traditional rides park. Blue Bayou has more than 20 attractions including a lazy river, a wave pool, tornado slides, an aqualoop, and more. It is also known as The Land of the Giants since it houses five of the world’s largest slides. Dixie Landin’ is home to a variety of rides ranging from kiddie rides to thrill rides. Major attractions include the drop tower, roller coasters and a variety of flat rides.
This is a community parkthat includes a recreation center, a playground area, tennis courts, a picnic area and ball diamonds, and archery targets. The Highland Road Observatory is located within this park, a partnership between BREC, LSU and the Baton Rouge Astronomical Society.
Blue Bayou Water Park has over 20 water attractions like the High Water Slide, a triple seven story serpentine slide. There is also the Ragin' Cajun twin eight story speed slide, six story Mad Moccasin water slide, CONJA', the world's largest in-line water slide and the tallest & fastest water racer in the world.
The Jones Creek Regional Branch Library is open 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.
These fourteen beautiful acres showcase an extensive collection of Louisiana native trees and shrubs. You are invited to cross the old footbridge overlooking a twenty-foot deep ravine and wander into the tranquil "cathedral," where tree canopies form a green protective room. Discover the bamboo grove and the meadow.
Skate to state-of-the-art sound and lighting, scale the rock wall, experience extreme laser tag, or have your next fun kids birthday party or group party at Skate Galaxy. Skate Galaxy features an awesome arcade with prizes, ten party rooms, incredibly tall soft play ball and climb area with kiddy rink, food court, adults' balcony to watch kids skate or recline with TV, family Christian Skate Night, theme skate nights, and pro-shop with skates and accessories.
The Nottoway Plantation is a beautiful historic place for entertainment, wine and dining. They host an event called Murder Mystery Dinner Theater that unfolds a murder mystery over a four-course meal. This place consists of elegant meeting rooms, delicious cuisine and services. The surrounding greenery creates a warm ambiance making it ideal for weddings and social functions.
Party Playground is a family entertainment center and an indoor inflatable playground. Featuring a wide variety of inflatable equipment along with themed parties, it is ideal for birthday parties, team events, lock-ins, and field trips.