St. Francisville Louisiana is one of the prettiest and most charming small towns along the Gulf Coast. If you imagine that Louisiana is shaped like a boot, St. Francisville is on the front where the shoe meets the upper last. It is a quaint town on the Mississippi and very popular with both tourists and people in retirement. The town was listed in the book: "The 200 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America."
This historic town which has been restored with a very active Main Street Program. Beautiful ante-bellum homes are flanked by live oak trees dripping with Spanish Moss. Majestic plantations are a major tourist attraction. Many events are scheduled to keep things lively. Photos of St. Francisville Inn and plantation home Butler Greenwood courtesy of Wikipedia and Hank5720; picture of Myrtles Plantation, on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, courtesy of Wikipedia and Bogdan Oporowski.