Louisiana Tour 2017
With the success of the Louisiana Tour 2016 for our New Orleans Auction, we will be expanding on the 2017 Tour. We will be traveling to different and exciting places and adding another day. Please check back often with updates and schedule of the 2017 tour.
- Dates: July 6 & 7, 2017
- Location: Chateau Saint Denis Hotel
- Address: 751 2nd St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
- Cruise fee: TBD
- Participants meet at: TBD
- For an added bonus, the car club that has the most participants will win a cash prize.
- Please download turn-by-turn directions with map here
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Here is what we have so far, please note that some things may change.
Wednesday night July 5
50 Rooms will be available at the Chateau Saint Denis Hotel in Natchitoches, LA for $109 a night. (751 2nd St, Natchitoches, LA 71457 Phone: (318) 951-4105) Breakfast will be available for the next morning.
A cocktail party will be hosted at the Louisiana Sport Hall of Fame that night around 6pm or 7pm. (800 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457)
Thursday July 6
7:30am-8am packet pick-up will be on Main St. (tentative)
Tour will start at 9 am. leaving Main Street and meeting at Canes River National Heritage Trail (1115 Washington Street Natchitoches, LA 71457 ) (duration approx. 2-3hours)
From there you will take the old back hwy through Alexandria to Marksville and stop at the Paragon Casino Resort (711 Paragon Place, Marksville, LA 71351) to take lunch.
After lunch take the back roads leading into Baton Rouge. (Possibility of a top secret place for a private tour) A reception will be held at Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar (3838 Burbank Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70808)
Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel & Casino (103 France St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 phone: (225) 242-2600) will be the host hotel that night at $100 a night. Complimentary breakfast will be served the next morning.
Friday July 7
9am Leaving on Hwy 61, then hwy 16 and on to hwy 22 to Madisonville to the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum (133 Mabel Dr, Madisonville, LA 70447).
Lunch will be at Keith Young’s Steak House in Madisonville (tentative)
Take the causeway back to New Orleans and head to the West bank where we will end at Nola Motorsport where you can hit the gas and make a lap around the track in your own vehicle.
A seafood boil will bring this magnificent tour to a close.
Saturday July 8
All participants who participated in the Louisiana Tour will be able to get into the auction at Mardi Gras World for free with their Louisiana Tour armband. Vicari Auction will also wave bidder registration fee with required paperwork.
Due to the limited amount of rooms at both hotels, below is a list of additional hotels that are close by for both the Natchitoches and Baton Rouge areas:
917 Washington St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
332 Jefferson St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
124 Poete St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
612 Williams Ave, Natchitoches, LA 71457
321 2nd St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
926 Washington St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
309 Pine St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
125 Pine St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
120 Church St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
200 Convention St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
400 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
462 Lafayette St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801