April 6 - 12, 2025

$

2695

Per Person/Double Occupancy
$700 Additional/Single Occupancy

Louisiana Cajun Quilts

Featuring New Orleans & Baton Rouge

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and rich history of New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Explore iconic landmarks, visit quilt shops, learn Cajun mask-making, and savor delectable Creole cuisine while forging lasting friendships with fellow quilting enthusiasts on this unforgettable journey.

Locations

New Orleans

Baton Rouge

Plantation Alley

Discover Louisiana’s captivating blend of history, art, and nature. From antebellum plantations to Mardi Gras magic, bayou swamp tours to living history museums, this quilting adventure offers a tapestry of experiences, culinary delights, and cherished memories to last a lifetime.

This Tour Includes

TAPESTRY Series

Small groups, big experiences, independent spirit.

6 Nights

Hotel accommodations, including baggage handling

9 Meals

6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners

Admissions

Guided sightseeing, visits, and admissions as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary.

Departure Transfer

Return transportation to Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY)

Tour Manager

Full time throughout the trip

Hand-Selected Hotels

New Orleans
voco St. James Hotel
Baton Rouge
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center

Top-Rated Highlights

  • Kick-off Welcome Meeting
  • New Orleans Panoramic City Tour
  • French Quarter Free Time
  • Mardi Gras World Guided Tour
  • Mardi Gras Mask-making Workshop
  • Mes Amis Quilt Shop
  • Houmas House Plantation Guided Tour
  • Cottage Creations Quilt Shop
  • Acadian Superette
  • Oak Alley Plantation Guided Tour
  • Laura Plantation Guided Tour
  • Bayou Swamp Boat Tour
  • Vermilionville Living History Museum
  • LSU Textile Museum
  • Cajun Mask-making Class
  • Angela’s Quilt Shop
  • Customary Farewell Dinner

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Visits, admissions, and special features are shown in bold.
» Country Heritage Tours Louisiana plantations and quilts tour map

Tour Begins: New Orleans, Louisiana

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Tour Ends: New Orleans, Louisiana

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Day 1 Arrive New Orleans: Tour Begins

As you arrive in the heart of the Crescent City, you’ll find comfort in your relaxing hotel. Once settled, join your Tour Manager and fellow quilting enthusiasts for an evening kick-off Welcome Meeting. Take this opportunity to get acquainted with your travel companions and share your quilting passions and experiences.

Day 2 New Orleans Breakfast

Start your day with a Panoramic City Tour of New Orleans, immersing yourself in the vibrant culture and rich history as you explore the iconic French Quarter, Garden District, Treme, and the 9th Ward. Experience the energy of the Big Easy in lively Jackson Square, where you’ll enjoy the aroma of fresh chicory coffee and buttery beignets from Café Du Monde. Afterward, indulge in a leisurely lunch or souvenir shopping in the bustling French Quarter. Later, visit Mes Amis Quilt Shop to browse their exquisite quilting cottons before winding down for the evening, inspired by the city’s unique blend of art, music, and culture. B

Day 3 New Orleans Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, continue your Creole adventure with a guided tour of the Laura Plantation, acclaimed as the country’s best history tour. Next, following your guided tour of the picturesque Oak Alley Plantation, take some time to explore the gardens and gift shop before departing. Gain insight into the magic behind Mardi Gras’ extravagant parade floats on a guided tour of Mardi Gras World. Afterward, unleash your creativity in a traditional mask-making workshop before savoring a classic New Orleans dinner. B, D

Day 4 New Orleans – Baton Rouge Breakfast

Depart for Baton Rouge and embark on a journey back in time with a guided tour of the opulent Houmas House Estate, a sugarcane plantation from the 1800s. Marvel at the grandeur of the antebellum mansion and its collection of rare artworks and artifacts. You’ll have time to visit the gift shop or grab a quick bite to eat in the Estate’s elegant café. Next, arrive on campus at Louisiana State University to visit the LSU Textile Museum and their collection of Acadian quilts. After touring the museum, enjoy a private bed turning of quilts from their permanent collection. Later, check into your downtown Baton Rouge hotel, your home for the next three nights. B

Day 5 Baton Rouge – New Orleans Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, prepare to encounter Louisiana’s plants and wildlife on a Bayou swamp boat tour. Explore acres of authentic Louisiana while learning the story of the bayous and New Orleans swamplands. Next, savor Louisiana specialties with your included lunch at Vermilionville, a living history museum dedicated to Louisiana’s folk art. Afterward, stroll the grounds of the museum on a self-guided tour, witnessing demonstrations by local artisans on essential crafts performed by the early Acadians, Creoles, and Native Americans. B, L

Day 6 Baton Rouge Breakfast, Dinner

Following a delightful breakfast, visit the charming Cottage Creations, a cozy quilt shop nestled in a hand-built wooden cottage. For lunch, indulge in the culinary traditions of a neighborhood smokehouse and eatery at Acadian Superette. Next, at Vacajun, learn the art of Cajun mask-making from artists specializing in Mardi Gras costume design. Tonight, continue your Creole adventure with a customary farewell dinner at the renowned Jubans. B, D

Day 7 Baton Rouge – New Orleans – Tour Ends Breakfast

Enjoy a New Orleans sunrise and classic Southern breakfast before exploring the rich history of the Bayou State with a guided tour of the historic Old State Capitol Building. Bid farewell to your travel companions, cherishing the memories and friendships forged in this enchanting city, as you transfer to the airport to begin your journey home. B

» Country Heritage Tours Louisiana plantations and quilts tour map
Day 1
Arrive New Orleans: Tour Begins

As you arrive in the heart of the Crescent City, you’ll find comfort in your relaxing hotel. Once settled, join your Tour Manager and fellow quilting enthusiasts for an evening kick-off Welcome Meeting. Take this opportunity to get acquainted with your travel companions and share your quilting passions and experiences.

Day 2
New Orleans
Breakfast

Start your day with a Panoramic City Tour of New Orleans, immersing yourself in the vibrant culture and rich history as you explore the iconic French Quarter, Garden District, Treme, and the 9th Ward. Experience the energy of the Big Easy in lively Jackson Square, where you’ll enjoy the aroma of fresh chicory coffee and buttery beignets from Café Du Monde. Afterward, indulge in a leisurely lunch or souvenir shopping in the bustling French Quarter. Later, visit Mes Amis Quilt Shop to browse their exquisite quilting cottons before winding down for the evening, inspired by the city’s unique blend of art, music, and culture. B

Day 3
New Orleans
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, continue your Creole adventure with a guided tour of the Laura Plantation, acclaimed as the country’s best history tour. Next, following your guided tour of the picturesque Oak Alley Plantation, take some time to explore the gardens and gift shop before departing. Gain insight into the magic behind Mardi Gras’ extravagant parade floats on a guided tour of Mardi Gras World. Afterward, unleash your creativity in a traditional mask-making workshop before savoring a classic New Orleans dinner. B, D

Day 4
New Orleans – Baton Rouge
Breakfast

Depart for Baton Rouge and embark on a journey back in time with a guided tour of the opulent Houmas House Estate, a sugarcane plantation from the 1800s. Marvel at the grandeur of the antebellum mansion and its collection of rare artworks and artifacts. You’ll have time to visit the gift shop or grab a quick bite to eat in the Estate’s elegant café. Next, arrive on campus at Louisiana State University to visit the LSU Textile Museum and their collection of Acadian quilts. After touring the museum, enjoy a private bed turning of quilts from their permanent collection. Later, check into your downtown Baton Rouge hotel, your home for the next three nights. B

Day 5
Baton Rouge – New Orleans
Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, prepare to encounter Louisiana’s plants and wildlife on a Bayou swamp boat tour. Explore acres of authentic Louisiana while learning the story of the bayous and New Orleans swamplands. Next, savor Louisiana specialties with your included lunch at Vermilionville, a living history museum dedicated to Louisiana’s folk art. Afterward, stroll the grounds of the museum on a self-guided tour, witnessing demonstrations by local artisans on essential crafts performed by the early Acadians, Creoles, and Native Americans. B, L

Day 6
Baton Rouge
Breakfast, Dinner

Following a delightful breakfast, visit the charming Cottage Creations, a cozy quilt shop nestled in a hand-built wooden cottage. For lunch, indulge in the culinary traditions of a neighborhood smokehouse and eatery at Acadian Superette. Next, at Vacajun, learn the art of Cajun mask-making from artists specializing in Mardi Gras costume design. Tonight, continue your Creole adventure with a customary farewell dinner at the renowned Jubans. B, D

Day 7
Baton Rouge – New Orleans – Tour Ends
Breakfast

Enjoy a New Orleans sunrise and classic Southern breakfast before exploring the rich history of the Bayou State with a guided tour of the historic Old State Capitol Building. Bid farewell to your travel companions, cherishing the memories and friendships forged in this enchanting city, as you transfer to the airport to begin your journey home. B

» Country Heritage Tours Louisiana plantations and quilts tour map
Day 1
Arrive New Orleans: Tour Begins

As you arrive in the heart of the Crescent City, you’ll find comfort in your relaxing hotel. Once settled, join your Tour Manager and fellow quilting enthusiasts for an evening kick-off Welcome Meeting. Take this opportunity to get acquainted with your travel companions and share your quilting passions and experiences.

Day 2
New Orleans
Breakfast

Start your day with a Panoramic City Tour of New Orleans, immersing yourself in the vibrant culture and rich history as you explore the iconic French Quarter, Garden District, Treme, and the 9th Ward. Experience the energy of the Big Easy in lively Jackson Square, where you’ll enjoy the aroma of fresh chicory coffee and buttery beignets from Café Du Monde. Afterward, indulge in a leisurely lunch or souvenir shopping in the bustling French Quarter. Later, visit Mes Amis Quilt Shop to browse their exquisite quilting cottons before winding down for the evening, inspired by the city’s unique blend of art, music, and culture. B

Day 3
New Orleans
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, continue your Creole adventure with a guided tour of the Laura Plantation, acclaimed as the country’s best history tour. Next, following your guided tour of the picturesque Oak Alley Plantation, take some time to explore the gardens and gift shop before departing. Gain insight into the magic behind Mardi Gras’ extravagant parade floats on a guided tour of Mardi Gras World. Afterward, unleash your creativity in a traditional mask-making workshop before savoring a classic New Orleans dinner. B, D

Day 4
New Orleans – Baton Rouge
Breakfast

Depart for Baton Rouge and embark on a journey back in time with a guided tour of the opulent Houmas House Estate, a sugarcane plantation from the 1800s. Marvel at the grandeur of the antebellum mansion and its collection of rare artworks and artifacts. You’ll have time to visit the gift shop or grab a quick bite to eat in the Estate’s elegant café. Next, arrive on campus at Louisiana State University to visit the LSU Textile Museum and their collection of Acadian quilts. After touring the museum, enjoy a private bed turning of quilts from their permanent collection. Later, check into your downtown Baton Rouge hotel, your home for the next three nights. B

Day 5
Baton Rouge – New Orleans
Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, prepare to encounter Louisiana’s plants and wildlife on a Bayou swamp boat tour. Explore acres of authentic Louisiana while learning the story of the bayous and New Orleans swamplands. Next, savor Louisiana specialties with your included lunch at Vermilionville, a living history museum dedicated to Louisiana’s folk art. Afterward, stroll the grounds of the museum on a self-guided tour, witnessing demonstrations by local artisans on essential crafts performed by the early Acadians, Creoles, and Native Americans. B, L

Day 6
Baton Rouge
Breakfast, Dinner

Following a delightful breakfast, visit the charming Cottage Creations, a cozy quilt shop nestled in a hand-built wooden cottage. For lunch, indulge in the culinary traditions of a neighborhood smokehouse and eatery at Acadian Superette. Next, at Vacajun, learn the art of Cajun mask-making from artists specializing in Mardi Gras costume design. Tonight, continue your Creole adventure with a customary farewell dinner at the renowned Jubans. B, D

Day 7
Baton Rouge – New Orleans – Tour Ends
Breakfast

Enjoy a New Orleans sunrise and classic Southern breakfast before exploring the rich history of the Bayou State with a guided tour of the historic Old State Capitol Building. Bid farewell to your travel companions, cherishing the memories and friendships forged in this enchanting city, as you transfer to the airport to begin your journey home. B

April 6 - 12, 2025

$

2695

Per Person/Double Occupancy

+$700

Additional/Single Occupancy

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Louisiana Cajun Quilts

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