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Louisiana Explorers St Francisville Trip

Itinerary for ST. FRANCISVILLE Trip

(all times figured from Lake Charles)

5:45amReport to school
6:00amLeave school for St Francisville (with or without you)
6:30amRest stop Mickey D's (breakfast-restroom stop) 30min.
9:00amEast Atchafalaya Basin restroom stop
11:00amArrive at Greenwood Plantation, Lunch
1:30pmLeave Greenwood
2:00pmArrive at Myrtles Plantation
4:00pmLeave Myrtles
5:45pmArrive Randol's in Lafayette for steamed crawfish and dancing
8:30pmLeave Randols
9:45pmReststop at Mickey D's in Jennings (if needed)
10:45-11pmArrive at school

Please have someone to pick up you up at this time.
Phone will be available if we arrive earlier.


All school rules and discipline will apply before and during this trip. Remember that you are here at MY INVITATION. You may be removed at MY discretion. SMALL coolers and snacks may be brought on trip. SMALL personal radios/cassettes may be used but ONLY with earphones. BRING CAMERA AND PLENTY OF FILM.
Shorts may be worn but follow school handbook as to length and style. Dress neatly. Your seat must remain in the seat at all times, no legs, heads, or arms are to be extended into the aisle of the bus by any student. If you lay down or sleep, you must be in or on your seat only. Before breakfast and after supper, all students will sit with students of the same gender, between those times you may sit with student of your choice. No seat changing except at stops listed above.
Any violation of these rules will result in student(s) sitting in front seat with chaperons for the remaining duration of the trip.
No money will be needed except for personal souvenirs.


Greenwood Plantation, c. 1850, Greek Revival Style plantation restored to its original grandeur. The original house burned to the ground in 1960 and carefully reconstructed by the current owner. Remains a working plantation today producing cattle, hay, and pecans. Furnished with original portraits and antiques, has a 70 foot baronial hall, silver door knobs and hinges. Site of several major motion pictures including North and South, and Sister, Sister.

The Myrtles Plantation, c. 1796, Nearly 200 years old, The Myrtles is considered to be one of America's Most Haunted House featuring more than a dozen ghosts. Filled with hand stained glass, gold leaf French furnishings, and 150 Majestic Live Oaks. Tours include the History Mystery tour and candlelight dining.

Randol's - Super seafood restaurant in Lafayette features crawfish, oysters, shrimp, and Cajun dancing.

Mickey D's of Jennings - 1/2 mile south of I-10 this McDonalds restaurant has been transformed into a 1950's drive-in featuring attendants wearing 50's style uniforms, a 1959 red corvette in the lobby and many great oldies on the jukebox. Tables and booths are also in the style of "Happy Days" with posters of James Dean and Marilyn Monroe hanging at every turn.

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