New Orleans Things to do

New Orleans Things to do

There are so many things to do in New Orleans you’ll never run out of ways to play! With Tripster, you can find great deals on everything from historical tours to sightseeing cruises and paranormal excursions. In addition to those activities, you’ll want to make plenty of time to explore the lively French Quarter and charming Garden District. Of course, New Orleans is famous for its nightlife scene. As a result, be sure to carve out a chunk of time to enjoy the city’s bars, lounges, and clubs too.

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Are you thirsty for a good conspiracy? The tangled story of JFK’s assassination is still debated by many over 50 years later. Visit locations where Lee Harvey Oswald used to reside, work, and visit frequently. Watch archival footage, a fascinating film, and hear all the grit from a professional guide. Re-live Oswalds’ time in New Orleans and determine for yourself if he was an assassin or just a scapegoat. Details
$255.00
Add a little nature to your New Orleans trip on this relaxing pontoon ride through the bayous of Louisiana! A knowledgeable guide will take you to the best viewing locations to see alligators and other indigenous wildlife, and will keep you entertained with lots of fun facts and information about the region. Witness the beauty of the Louisiana swamps with Adventures of Jean Lafitte! Details
$55.00 $51.00
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Airboats are flat-bottomed, which allows easy access to shallow waters and protects the wildlife that lives below the surface; they are the perfect vessel for exploring the marshlands of Louisiana! Enjoy thrilling encounters with alligators, turtles, and many other species, and along the way, take in the priceless views! Airboat Adventures provides a unique and fun learning experience that is great for all ages! Details
$79.00 $75.00
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Treme is located north of the French Quarter and is home to the first civil rights movement. On this walking tour, you will discover how Treme changed the course of history by creating community, business, and even the first daily newspaper for African American people. Often left out of the history books, this neighborhood enabled many to thrive in the dawn of a new era. Stay woke and reserve your spot today. Details
$35.00
This tour is ideal for those early birds who want to jump-start their day! A professional guide will take you to the most historic sites in the city while telling plenty of lore along the way. Enjoy the cool morning breeze and eat a French Croissant from Cafe’ Au Lait. Beat the crowds and get a chance to visit the French Market, Royal Street, Jackson Square, and many more famous sites. You don’t want to miss it! Details
$55.00
The legendary Court of Two Sisters in the French Quarter has served as a staple in New Orleans since at least 1726, with the restaurant as we know it operating for 50+ years. During their daily live Jazz Brunch, guests can look forward to mouthwatering local cuisine such as turtle soup, jambalaya, king cake, and catfish roulade. While eating, guests can hear live jazz playing in the courtyard. Details
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Explore one of the oldest cemeteries in America, Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, and stroll through the affluent Garden District! You will see beautiful plantation-style homes surrounded by immaculate gardens and get a chance to view famous graves. An expert guide will give you the deets and tell plenty of folklore along the way. This tour is excellent for history buffs and first-time visitors of New Orleans! Details
$30.00
Everyone knows that the early bird gets the worm! On this walking tour, the lack of crowds and cool morning breeze allows you to appreciate the Creole atmosphere in the French Quarter. You will also visit St. Louis Cemetery No.1, where you will see tombs that date back to 1789! A licensed tour guide will give you the lore of the city along the way. Don’t miss this relaxed and quiet morning stroll through New Orleans! Details
$25.00 $24.00
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To maximize your time in New Orleans, book a seat on the French Quarter Carriage Tour. You’ll see all of the French Quarter’s top sights including the St. Louis Cemetery, the Napoleon House, Jackson Square, The Saint Louis Cathedral, Bourbon Street, and more. From the comfort of your carriage, you’ll discover more than 300 years of New Orleans’ history over the course of an hour! Details
$50.00
Everyone knows how haunted the French Quarter is. But have you experienced the haunts in person? On the History & Haunts Carriage Tour, you’ll discover 300 years worth of frights, history, and spooky ghost stories. As you travel through the French Quarter via carriage, you’ll listen to your local tour guide tell you all about the notable people… oops, ghosts… who roam the area. Perhaps you’ll get the chance to meet one! Details
$50.00
Guests can tour New Orleans at their leisure with City Sightseeing New Orleans. Buses run every thirty minutes, seven days a week. Riders experience the city’s rich history in a two-hour loop on an open-top double-decker bus with a knowledgeable Tour Host. Riders can also conveniently stop and explore New Orleans’ popular sites before resuming the tour. Guided walking tours are available as well. Details
$39.00
Take a step back in time and visit The Crown Jewel of Louisiana’s River Road! Restorations and enhancements highlight the wealthy lifestyle of the sugar barons who once lived there in the 19th century. You will see guides dressed in period-specific clothing as you tour the mansion and explore 38 acres of lavish gardens. Houmas House will steal your heart and is a must-see piece of history! Details
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Centered around the lives of the family and slaves that once lived there, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site was named the best history tour in the United States! Hidden from the road behind branches of large oak trees stands the beautiful main house. Around the property, you will find several outbuildings, slave cabins, gardens, and a museum. See what the hype is about and snag your tickets today! Details
$25.00 $23.00
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On this two-hour walking tour, stroll through the French Quarter and hear stories of violence, greed, and seduction of power. You will get a glimpse into the history of prostitution in the area along with accounts of ghastly murders and crimes committed by the mafia. This tour can compare to a Mario Puzio novel including vivid dramatizations that breathes life into the grim side of New Orleans’ history. Details
$35.00

New Orleans Pass

Go City® • New Orleans
This unbelievable pass includes admission to over 25 attractions and tours in New Orleans, and features exclusive perks such as “skip the line” entrance at select top attractions! Start your multi-attraction extravaganza with a FREE bus tour and plan your itinerary with a provided detailed insiders map. There is no better way to explore New Orleans; not only will you save money, but you will also save time! Details
$59.00
Bring a camera and your willingness to learn on this Photo Walks Tour for beginners! Spend two hours in the beautiful French Quarter with a professional photographer who can explain the technical and compositional aspects you need to know to capture photographs that will WOW your followers. Leave with a toolbox of conventions you can use for the rest of your life! Details
$55.00 $53.00
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