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Sorrento Things to Do

  • Antique Tractors & Blacksmith Forge

    Inside a large barn you will see a display of tractors of the era. There is also an antique forge, built with original fire bricks.

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  • Lunch for the Gators

    There is a gator pen down a path where they have two of these fellas called "Big Guy" and "Nubbie". Apparently they call them for lunch and they come up close to the fence to eat. Heavens knows who’s on the menu. They feed them any hot Summer Sunday around 4.00pm between April and September if you care to find out..

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  • The Schexnayder House

    This house was built in 1830 and moved from the west bank of the Mississippi River (3 miles downriver from Sunshine Bridge). It is a typical Arcadian style with a centre hall. In the 1940’s a cannonball from the Civil War gunboats on the Mississippi river was found in the attic by a roofing contractor. At the Village it is the Pottery store which...

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  • The Old Fire Engine

    There was an old fire truck in one of the sheds. Reminising the years of hard work of fighting fires in the area..

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  • The Gaudet House

    This is a large 1830 centre hall Acadian home which originally came from Lutcher, Louisiana. There are three rooms down both sides and two down the centre hall. The interior walls are beaded cypress boards. It is a unique treasure because it was built with ‘bousillage’ insulation in the walls which was a mixture of mud and clay, moss and horse or...

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  • Party Time

    I guess this where is where it all happens, rock'n & roll'n, or barn dancing or whatever.. The local dance hangout!.

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  • The Hargais House

    The house at the rear is an 1840 circa home of Dr. Joseph Hargais who was a dentist from Convent, Louisiana. With exposed beams and beaded-board walls this original 4 bedroom house had its interior walls removed. The house is used as a coffee house at the village and serves Cafe' au Lait and Hot Beignets as well as a full breakfast Mon – Sat and a...

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  • The Lanoux House

    This is a 1900 circa house from Gonzales. It is a typical 4-room Acadian-style home where the original kitchen was separate but then later attached to the house..

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  • A Collection in a Unique Set up

    Al Robert has collected and preserved buildings from the River Road and nearby communities for over 25 years. It is a very unique place to both view original homes plus do some local shopping as well..

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Sorrento Hotels

  • The Cajun Village Cottages

    6468 Hwy 22, Sorrento, Louisiana, 70778, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

Sorrento Transportation

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    by keeweechic Written Oct 20, 2002

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    By Road : A nice diversion between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Just take I-10, then 1 Block off of I-10 at Exit #182 in Sorrento, at the corner of LA. Hwys. 22 & 70 you will see them.
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