Weather Channel: Oak Alley One of the Most Amazing Tree Tunnels

REOPENING MAY 30, 2020

Oak Alley Plantation Historic Grounds and Gardens will reopen its doors to the public beginning Saturday, May 30, 2020.  The grounds and exhibits will open at 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with the first visit of the "Big House" exhibit beginning at 9:30m and the last visit at 5pm.

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Situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, this canopied path is created by a double row of live oaks.

The Weather Channel recently declared Oak Alley Plantation as 'One of the Most Amazing Tree Tunnels' in the world. In a recent article on their website, TWC covered 12 Amazing Tree Tunnels across the globe, and named Oak Alley's allée of live oaks in the list. Photos of Oak Alley are used twice throughout the article.

'Situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, this canopied path is created by a double row of live oaks. 
 
Located in Vacherie, La., Oak Alley Plantation is a historic plantation on the Mississippi River. It's named after its alley or canopied path created by a double row of oaks about 800 feet long, which were planted in the early 18th century before the house was built.  
 
While it once functioned as a working sugarcane plantation, it is now a National Historic Landmark and is popularly used in films and TV, such as "Interview with the Vampire" and "Midnight Bayou."'