"A Good Spot to Slow Down" Top 5 Page for this destination Saint Francisville by calcaf38
Saint Francisville Travel Guide: 24 reviews and 67 photos
I went through Louisiana too fast, partly because I had planned to stop around Baton Rouge for one night, on my way North to Mississippi. I have lived in the US for thirty years, and I still can't get it into my thick skull that one shouldn't expect to stumble onto a lovely auberge next to a good and inexpensive restaurant in this country. You must plan in advance - and in any case your choice is between sad motels and prissy bed and breakfasts. As it was, Baton Rouge after dark wasn't too inviting, so I found myself on a deserted highway going North, starved and exhausted. I decided to make it to St. Francisville and to stay there for two nights. I am glad I did, as there were several places of interest in the area.
- Pros:Pleasant little town with plenty to see nearby
- Cons:Too spread out to just park and walk
- In a nutshell:Spend one day
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