The Local's Guide to the French Quarter Tour in New Orleans, LA

Unique NOLA815 Toulouse StNew Orleans, LA 70112
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Overview

Get an in-depth look at the culture and history of New Orleans’ oldest neighborhood! This French Quarter walking tour takes you to all the sights, from Bourbon Street to historic buildings and present-day locales. Along with insider tips from your local guide, you’ll discover how this “crown jewel of New Orleans” has captivated locals and visitors for centuries.

up to 2 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our New Orleans Travel Experts
  • Learn about the French Quarter and why it’s one of the world’s most interesting neighborhoods!
  • Includes the French Quarter's top sights like Bourbon Street, Royal Street, New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, St. Louis Cathedral, and more!
  • Tour duration is approximately 2 hours, but may run over.
  • About a mile walk at a leisurely pace.
  • Check in 15 minutes before departure.
  • Operated by Unique NOLA Tours and suitable for all ages.
  • Wheelchair accessible, but watch out for sidewalk hazards such as breaks and unevenness.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing.
  • Tour does not enter any buildings aside from occasional bathroom breaks.

Description

from The Local's Guide to the French Quarter Tour
Get an inside-track to the French Quarter's history, its people, architecture, and must-see spots!

As you stroll along, you'll learn about the fascinating beginnings of the city that shaped this world-famous neighborhood. Discover the must-see spots in the French Quarter and learn about the history of the "Vieux Carré." The local guides will enlighten you about the best bars, restaurants, and hidden gems to see on your visit.

This New Orleans French Quarter walking tour guides you from the mighty Mississippi River, to buildings older than the United States, to present-day curious and unique locales. You'll gain an understanding of why people become captivated with New Orleans and keep coming back for more.

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Frequently Asked Questions about The Local's Guide to the French Quarter Tour

Where does the Local's Guide to the French Quarter Tour meet up?

This French Quarter walking tour will meet inside the Unique NOLA Tours store located at 815 Toulouse St., New Orleans, LA 70112. The tour does not end where it starts, and guests will be helped with directions to where they're going next after the tour.

What time should we check in?

Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour, and will leave on time.

Is parking provided?

Several parking lots are available near the departure point. Street parking is also available around the departure area for your French Quarter walking tour.

Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this walking tour?

The tour is about a mile walk at a leisurely pace and lasts approximately 2 hours. Guests of all ages can join in this tour of New Orleans' French Quarter District, but be advised that you will be walking along the city's sidewalks which can be hazardous in places.

Is Unique NOLA's Local's Guide to the French Quarter tour wheelchair accessible?

Most tours are wheelchair accessible as the tour will be held on the sidewalk, including this tour. However, watch out for hazards such as breaks and unevenness in the sidewalks.

What should I bring?

Water and umbrellas in New Orleans are a good idea in the rain or the sun. Water is a must.

What should I wear?

Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing suited to the season.

Is the tour appropriate for children?

Yes. The tour's content is suitable for all ages. Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult.

What’s included in the tour?

The tour includes a 2-hour guided stroll across the beautiful French Quarter, led by a local tour guide. This world-famous French Quarter neighborhood is home to bars, restaurants, and other hidden gems. Your local guide will lead you from the Mississippi River to historic buildings at the heart of the neighborhood, and introduce to you some of the area's captivating stories.

Can I bring my own food/beverages?

Yes, you may bring snacks along if desired.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes! Please bring your camera to capture all the sights that you will be seeing. The French Quarter is full of hidden gems.

What safety precautions are in place for the activity?

Unique NOLA guided tours only employ guides licensed by the City of New Orleans and have passed federal background checks and history tests. This tour company is safe and dependable.

Will the tour be cancelled if it rains?

The tours will go on rain or shine. In the case of extreme weather, Unique NOLA Tours will notify you as soon as the office is made aware and will issue you a refund or reschedule you for a different date if possible.