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New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour

New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.50
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$24.50
Exploring New Orleans in the evening can seem like an intimidating quest on your own, but this ghost, voodoo, and vampire walking tour takes you to the city’s most eerie sites at night in the safety of a group with a knowledgeable guide. Stop by top attractions such as the LaLaurie Mansion and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, all while listening to your guide’s detailed stories of the paranormal and beyond.
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* A traveler said: "The guide was terrific. He kept us entertained the entire time. He was very thoughtful about telling us when the street was bumpy so we didn't trip. We would take any excursion he led. There were only 2 of us an the tour so in between giving us all the info.we had pleasant conversations."


New Orleans Cemetery, Voodoo, & French Quarter Tour Or Cemetery Insiders Tour

New Orleans Cemetery, Voodoo, & French Quarter Tour Or Cemetery Insiders Tour

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1912
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$22.00
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$22.00
Rich history and voodoo legends make New Orleans one of the most fascinating places to visit, but if you see the sights alone, you could miss out on some of the key details that bring this vibrant city to life. Choose from two options - the voodoo walking tour takes you through the city during daylight hours—perfect for those who don’t want to get too scared, but still want a look into the city’s mysterious past. The BYOB Cemetery Insiders option allows you to journey through three of New Orleans’ hallowed historical cemeteries. Bring your favorite beverage onboard the air-conditioned coach bus, and learn of the city's burial customs and traditions on your short drive to the cemeteries. While you pass through the aisles of tombs, you'll hear stories like one of thousands buried in the graveyard behind the Katrina Memorial. No matter which option you choose, you will leave you with feelings of trepidation and excitement, as well as an appreciation of New Orleans' incredible history.
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* A traveler said: "Sandy D. gave us the BEST tour ever! Great and very informative experience! Definitely a must do!!!!"


Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option
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Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option

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1999
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$50.00
From
$50.00
The Steamboat Natchez is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic experience of New Orleans at night on this romantic riverboat cruise! Journey through time on a paddle-wheel boat ride along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, cozy up with family and friends, and delight in the sparkle of the urban shoreline at dusk. This excursion includes a Creole‐inspired dinner (if option selected) and live jazz music.
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* A traveler said: "Listening to the historical history of new Orleans. Eating while listening to music was great; the food tasted excellent great service. Ms.Brenda, who explain to us the directions of the bus, was over helpful and friendly. The caption was always present to take pictures with us."


New Orleans City Tour: Katrina, Garden District, French Quarter & Cemetery

New Orleans City Tour: Katrina, Garden District, French Quarter & Cemetery

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470
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.00
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$52.00
Gaze at the spectacular sights of New Orleans from the comfort of a luxury coach on an unforgettable 3-hour city tour. With a professional guide, cruise past historical highlights like the French Quarter and the Garden District while listening to illuminating commentary. See the the lakefront area and the 17th street canal where the canal bank was breached by hurricane Katrina, and delve into the city’s rich history as you take a tour of the best museums in New Orleans. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your hotel in Downtown New Orleans on this informative tour.
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* A traveler said: "Tour guide David was excellent. Very knowledgeable with a sense of humor. We would take this tour again."


Three Hour City Tour of New Orleans
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Three Hour City Tour of New Orleans

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1128
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.00
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$34.00
Although not your typical tour of New Orleans, this expedition through the Big Easy takes in some of the major points of interest, including the French Quarter, Treme, the Esplanade, the Garden District and the Metairie Cemetery. Relax in air-conditioned minibus comfort, and listen as a guide leads you through one of America's most historic cities.
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* A traveler said: "Tour guide was funny and informational.. asked questions about the passengers and offered information about himself"


Cemetery and Ghost BYOB Bus Tour in New Orleans

Cemetery and Ghost BYOB Bus Tour in New Orleans

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594
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
Explore New Orleans’ "Cities of the Dead: on the only ghost tour offering cemetery access after dark. While most haunted history tours stay in the bustling French Quarter, this one takes you into the silent, shadowy realms of some of the city’s oldest and most haunted graveyards. Hear chilling tales of paranormal activity while exploring the curious above-ground burial practices of these famous final resting places.
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* A traveler said: "We had a great time. The guide Henry was wonderful. He answered all of our questions and gave us so much information. Would definitely recommend."


New Orleans Small-Group Haunted History Carriage Tour
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New Orleans Small-Group Haunted History Carriage Tour

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497
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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$50.00
Get a taste of 18th-century New Orleans while exploring its most notorious haunts aboard a mule-drawn carriage. Join a small group of no more than eight people for an intimate evening tour through the French Quarter, where rollicking nightlife conceals a past filled with dark deeds, natural disasters, and supernatural sightings. Hear the city's most salacious history from a guide as you clip-clop your way past iron-laced balconies, darkened alleys, and southern mansions steeped in legend.
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* A traveler said: "Our Tour Guide, Lemen was fantastic! Very informative and entertaining! A must-do tour for those visiting New Orleans!"


French Quarter Historical Sights and Stories Walking Tour

French Quarter Historical Sights and Stories Walking Tour

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781
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.67
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$26.67
Delve into the stories behind the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans during a French Quarter walking tour. Take in famous landmarks including Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, and the Mississippi River, along with lesser-known places of interest. Hear from your guide about the architecture and heritage of the district, and get the inside scoop on recommended places for shopping and dining as well.
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* A traveler said: "I really liked when she told us about a man turning a whole apartment complex into his own house. It looked so nice and cool when we glanced inside. The tour was really fun and informative. We went back to a couple of the places during the rest of our trip. Libby is the best tour guide I've ever had. Thank you!"


New Orleans Mardi Gras World Behind-the-Scenes Tour

New Orleans Mardi Gras World Behind-the-Scenes Tour

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362
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.00
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$22.00
Peek behind the curtain at the marvel of Mardi Gras with this tour of Mardi Gras World in New Orleans. See the behind-the-scenes work and incredible artistry that goes into preparing for the annual celebration. With a guide, learn the history of the event, and see fantastic floats and props. Get a picture in front of your favorite float, dress up in costumes, and sample some classic King Cake.
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* A traveler said: "Definitely kid friendly and lots of photo opportunities. Had the opportunity to see staff working on floats and they were super friendly and answered our questions"


Adults Only - New Orleans Ghost, True Crime, Voodoo and Vampire Walking Tour

Adults Only - New Orleans Ghost, True Crime, Voodoo and Vampire Walking Tour

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1253
  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.00
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$29.00
"When friends and family ask me what they shouldn’t miss when they visit New Orleans, I tell them, “Take a tour with Hottest Hell.” - Michael Cerveris, Star of 'Mindhunter' Do you believe there are things in this life that simply cannot be explained? Come take a walk through the haunted French Quarter stories that may leave you questioning what you ever thought possible. Our 8PM tour will be available with the VIP option of HELLVISIONℱ! We use handheld projectors to bring the bloody images of New Orleans out of the archives and onto the streets for your tour. Our new 7PM tour is for those that prefer the road less traveled - an alternative to our popular main route, starting at the New Orleans Jazz Museum, telling oft-forgotten true crime gems. Tours go out rain or shine. Intoxicated travelers will not be permitted.
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* A traveler said: "Jeremy was awesome! Learned a lot about New Orleans in general along with a lot of cool spookie stories! Will go again for sure"


Oak Alley Plantation Tour

Oak Alley Plantation Tour

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629
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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$69.00
Experience the grandeur of New Orleans’ antebellum south on a half‐day tour of Oak Alley Plantation. Take a journey through time to the manicured estate and into the gorgeous home, built in 1839. View stunning architecture, oak‐lined esplanades, and enduring sugar cane fields while learning about the plantation’s fascinating – and often somber – histories from expert guides.
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* A traveler said: "The ride out was excellent and the bus was comfortable and clean. Our driver was also very awesome and knowledgeable about plantations on the way and good places to eat!"


One Hour Saint Louis Cemetery Number One Walking Tour

One Hour Saint Louis Cemetery Number One Walking Tour

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622
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$10.00
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$10.00
Discover the historic crypts and monuments at New Orleans’ Saint Louis Cemetery #1 on a guided walking tour. While guests aren't allowed inside the cemetery at this time, you'll still hear stories about the city’s most colorful characters and luminaries from outside the gates and have options for photo shoots. Pay your respects to Marie Laveau, known as New Orleans’ ‘Voodoo Queen,’ see the tombs of the city’s greatest families and visit sections devoted to Louisiana’s different Christian denominations. Learn about New Orleans’ history and culture as you explore the city’s oldest cemetery.
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* A traveler said: "The tour was awesome the tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the cemetery and the city"


Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

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413
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.00
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$36.00
Sail down this Mississippi River on a classic Paddlewheeler boat on this New Orleans river cruise. Enjoy illuminating narration from a licensed historian and stop part-way through the trip to learn about the Battle of New Orleans. Then, get back aboard the vessel and enjoy a cash bar while admiring the views.
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* A traveler said: "The Cajun dinner was great. So was the live jazz band. The band did a good job of getting the audience involved. I enjoyed sitting out on the deck and listening to the music while watching the water and the people"


New Orleans Haunted History Ghost Tour

New Orleans Haunted History Ghost Tour

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
Discover New Orleans’ dark side on this haunted history ghost tour. Hear tales of famous hauntings from your local guide, and visit the French Quarter’s most infamous and eerie locations—hotspots for paranormal investigators and historical videographers. By the end, see the Vieux CarrĂ© in a different (and profoundly more ominous) light.
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* A traveler said: "Toast did a wonderful job! He was very knowledgeable and funny! We learned a lot about New Orleans and saw many sights along the way. We could tell Toast was very proud of his city and he represented it well."


New Orleans Food and History Walking Tour
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New Orleans Food and History Walking Tour

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718
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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$70.00
Go for the gastronomic gusto on a food‐filled walking tour of New Orleans! Journey with a savvy local guide to popular Creole eateries, markets, and artisanal shops to sample diverse foods that define Louisiana’s culinary landscape. Stopping at several locations, savor such classic bites as gumbo, muffulettas, po'boys, bananas foster, and pralines. Along the way, meet local chefs and learn about New Orleans’ rich culinary history.
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* A traveler said: "this was the most beautiful thing about new orleans we seen places we would have never seen if we wouldn’t have went on that tour i so love it and can’t wait to go back"


Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise
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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.00
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$52.00
Go for a sunset cruise aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen on this boat trip. Listen to an on-board jazz band and choose to add on a Creole-style dinner buffet as the boat sails along the Mississippi River. Take in the views from the promenade deck and sip New Orleans-inspired cocktails.
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* A traveler said: "Best cruise ever. Jazz was amazing, food was amazing and the sunset over the Mississippi is unforgettable!"


New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

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637
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.00
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$27.00
Step back in time on this historic walking tour of New Orleans’ Garden District with an experienced guide. Learn about life and death in the city and its unique above-ground crypts and gravesites. Walk shady avenues lined with antebellum homes, and hear how a small riverside settlement grew into a lavish, wealthy city. See a wide range of architectural styles in the elegant Garden District neighborhood then get local tips on the city’s best places to enjoy New Orleans' finest music, food, and drink.
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* A traveler said: "Angie was very knowledgeable, fun, and friendly. I learned so much about the homes and history in the Garden District. It was a lot of fun! Highly recommend!"


Whitney Plantation Tour

Whitney Plantation Tour

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415
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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$69.00
Visit the Whitney Plantation Museum, a former indigo and sugar plantation on the River Road now dedicated to promoting an understanding of slavery in Louisiana. Learn about the realities of plantation life through museum exhibits and recorded narratives as you explore the restored structures and historical slave cabins. Download the Whitney Plantation app for the self-guided tour of Whitney Plantation Museum.
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* A traveler said: "Very informative! We learned and saw a lot about what happened on the plantation. Highly recommend.."


New Orleans Sightseeing City Tour

New Orleans Sightseeing City Tour

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
Price varies by group size
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$50.00
Price varies by group size
Maximize time in New Orleans with a sightseeing bus tour. Explore beyond the beauty of the French Quarter to see other neighborhoods including the Garden District, Treme, and the 9th Ward. Learn about city culture and history as you travel along Frenchmen Street, Esplanade Avenue, and more.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide was very knowledgeable and shared her personal experiences in a very entertaining way. Coach was comfortable. Great chance to taste the pralines."


New Orleans French Quarter Walking and History Tour

New Orleans French Quarter Walking and History Tour

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
Immerse yourself in the best of the French Quarter on this 2.5‐hour historical walking tour. An entertaining local guide will lead you through the Vieux CarrĂ©, along the mighty Mississippi River, and to Louis Armstrong Park and Jackson Square, describing the city’s cultural history and diverse colonial heritage. See notable literary and cinematic landmarks, bustling scenes of local life, and architectural gems including some of the nation’s oldest buildings.
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* A traveler said: "The most memorable part was quickly finding a space to park. We had an appointment and had very little time left. Then to just go the website was a godsend because we did not wait in line for others to pay. Easy in easy out."


New Orleans Garden District Tour

New Orleans Garden District Tour

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185
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.00
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$27.00
Enjoy an educational and leisurely stroll through one of New Orleans' most gorgeous neighborhoods on this walking tour of the Garden District. Hear about the history of the stately mansions along the tree-lined streets before visiting one of the city's haunting cemeteries.
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* A traveler said: "Guide very knowledgeable about the district. He also took time beforehand to research for interior pics of many of the homes."


Oak Alley or Laura Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley or Laura Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.00
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$54.00
Take a trip to either Oak Alley or Laura Plantation on this 4-hour tour from New Orleans. Explore the creole Laura Plantation, known for its historic representation of slave plantations. Or head further down to Oak Alley Plantation and stroll around the 300-year old oak trees that cover the plantation grounds with a 40-minute guided tour. See the ‘Big House,’ slave quarters, and beautiful architecture and gardens on either tour.
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* A traveler said: "Our bus driver , KP, was engaging, helpful, and informative . He knew every customer by name and catered to whatever they asked or needed. Our guide at Oak Alley, Mr Anthony , was equally excellent"


New Orleans Cocktail History Walking Tour in the French Quarter
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New Orleans Cocktail History Walking Tour in the French Quarter

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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$70.00
Indulge in New Orleans liquid culture on this insider cocktail tour of the historic French Quarter! With an expert guide and fellow drinks enthusiasts, journey beyond the hubbub of Bourbon Street and visit four historic local haunts - cocktail included at each. At each legendary venue, admire the mixology of notable bartenders, discover the origins and truths of centuries‐old spirits such as absinthe, and sip on a Sazerac (or two).
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* A traveler said: "Amazing experience! It's easy to drink in NOLA, but hearing the history of the various iconic drinks from the quarter brings a richness to the activity. We had taken the tour a few years ago and loved it so much that we did it again on this trip and it didn't disappoint!"


New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour

New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour

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396
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.67
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$26.67
On this Garden District walking tour, meander down tree-lined alleys and past grand antebellum homes while learning about the historic neighborhood from your guide. Your guide shares local perspective on the posh 19th-century district and historic Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, the filming location for famous movies. A small-group tour offers a more personalized experience.
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* A traveler said: "Renee was an amazing tour guide! She did a great job combining her own personal story with the history of New Orleans. She also peppered her tour with some architectural info and pop culture. Also did her best to keep our small group of 7 in the shade :-). Highly recommend!"


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