New Orleans Things to do

New Orleans Things to do

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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen

French Quarter, New Orleans
This historic cruise focuses on 300 years of New Orleans’ history and is narrated by a true local. Hear all the river lore while scarfing down Cajun and Creole flavors from the on-ship buffet. View the French Quarter, the Port of New Orleans and have a shore excursion at the Jean National Historical Park. The whole family will enjoy cruising the river and learning about the rich culture of New Orleans’. Details
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$36.00

Houmas House Mansion Tour

New Orleans, Gulf Shores
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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Books and Bohemians Literary Tour

French Quarter, New Orleans
If you’re interested in learning the history of literature in New Orleans, Books and Bohemians Literary Walking Tour is the correct select for you. Visit one of three literary landmark hotels and learn of famous authors who stayed there; William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, and Eudora Welty, to name a few. You will also get a chance to visit the authors’ homes! It’s a must-do if you are a literary buff! Details
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$35.00

Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours

Westbank - Jefferson Parish, New Orleans
A native Cajun guide will share the wisdom of the wilderness while you cruise the Louisiana Swamplands. Alligators, snakes, and other wildlife are just outside the boat! These coast guard certified vessels are the ideal way to explore the marshlands in comfort. During the hour and a half tour, you will experience priceless moments and stunning beauty. Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours is an adventure you can’t miss! Details
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$29.00
Discover why Voodoo has become a part of modern folklore and view important landmarks of the French Quarter. Visit St. Louis Cemetery #1 where you will see famous tombs including that of Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau. This two-hour journey is conducted by licensed tour guides who are knowledgeable and passionate about the mysterious side of New Orleans history. It’s truly an unforgettable experience! Details
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$25.00 $15.00
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The 4 in 1 Witches, Ghosts, Vampires & Walking Tour explores the dark side of New Orleans. Learn the truth about characters of American Horror Story, visit structures where documented hauntings and paranormal activity have occurred, and discuss chilling stories of witches and vampires! This tour is known as one of the scariest experiences in The Crescent City! The truth can be stranger than fiction. Details
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French Quarter Carriage Tours

French Quarter, New Orleans
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
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$40.00

History & Haunts Carriage Tours

French Quarter, New Orleans
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
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$40.00

Beyond the French Quarter Bike Tour

French Quarter, New Orleans
If you have thought about participating in a bike tour, New Orleans is the ideal place. With no hills, beautiful scenery, and designated bike lanes, there is nowhere more satisfying to ride! Beyond the French Quarter Bike Tour will lead you to the Mississippi River, Louis Armstrong Park, Congo Square, and many other historic areas. Don’t forget your camera so that you can share the experience! Details
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$45.00
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
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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
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$30.00
Visit the oldest cemetery in New Orleans and view ornate tombs of legendary people who once lived there. Learn of the cities unique above-ground burial techniques and hear ghostly tales of the crypt. Voodoo practitioner, Marie Laveau is allegedly among the ones buried at this cemetery. St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is not open to the public, so don't miss your chance to see these graves up-close! Details
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$20.00

French Quarter & Garden District Bike Tour

French Quarter, New Orleans
Ride on the beautifully oak-shaded streets of the Garden District, visit the celebrated heart of the city, and learn about 300 years of culture! The French Quarter & Garden District Bike Tour is guided by certified city-enthusiasts who give you the low down on the most intriguing historic moments. There is no better way to experience the charm of New Orleans. Details
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$45.00

Hop On Hop Off City Sightseeing New Orleans

French Quarter, New Orleans
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
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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
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Lee Harvey Oswald and the JFK Conspiracy Tour

French Quarter, New Orleans
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
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$45.00

Mafia, Murder, Sex and All That Jazz

French Quarter, New Orleans
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
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$35.00

New Orleans Day Segway Tour

French Quarter, New Orleans
This 2-hour Segway adventure takes you to the most talked-about places in New Orleans! Glide to The French Quarter, the Mississippi River Front, the crowd-pleasing Bourbon Street, and many more amazing locations! As you ride, your tour guide will acquaint you with the lore of the city. Experience the thrill of Segway and hear the colorful history of New Orleans on the New Orleans Day Segway Tour! Details
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$75.00

New Orleans Evening Segway Tour

French Quarter, New Orleans
The New Orleans Evening Segway Tour “glides” you through the Crescent City while the sun sets on the Mississippi River. An expert will teach you to ride and then lead you down timeless streets as the history of this unique city is presented. You will experience many sights of the French Quarter along with local music, architecture, and of course, food! This 2-hour tour is the perfect way to start the night. Details
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$65.00

New Orleans Express Segway Tour

French Quarter, New Orleans
This tour is to-the-point and focused on the thrill of riding a Segway! After some practice, your group will conquer The French Quarter in just one hour. You will glide around Bourbon Street, Jackson Square, the Mississippi Riverfront, and many other popular sites! New Orleans Express Segway Tour is excellent for those who want a quick jaunt around the city without all the history fluff. Details
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$55.00

New Orleans Ghost Tour by Bike

French Quarter, New Orleans
New Orleans is considered the most haunted city in America. On this bike tour, you will explore the French Quarter, ride around four neighborhoods, and visit one of the oldest cemeteries in the United States. Your tour guide will tell stories of famous ghosts, frightful murders, voodoo culture, and vampires! Have an unforgettable evening exploring The Crescent City's dark side. It's guaranteed to raise your spirits! Details
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$45.00
Join a college-level photography instructor and capture New Orleans through your own lens! This tour will give you the know-how you need to take stunning photographs that are worth more than a thousand words. Put your new skills to the test as you visit Cypress Grove Cemetery, the intersection of Canal Street, and City Park Avenue. This tour fills up fast, so reserve your spot today! Details
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$65.00
Are you an up and coming photographer? Then this tour was made for you! Get a crash course on how to use shutter speeds, capture motion, maximize light and shadow, and much more. Individualized attention from your guide will allow you to take beautiful photos of the French Quarter. This tour is for people who already shoot, but if you're a fast learner you are welcome to join in! Details
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$55.00
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
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$45.00

New Orleans Segway Experience Tour

French Quarter, New Orleans
On the New Orleans Segway Experience Tour, you will drive a self-balancing personal transporter around the historic French Quarter! You will glide to the birthplace of Jazz, the haunts of Bourbon Street, Jackson Square, and many other famous sites. This journey provides a great overview of the city's vibrant culture, and is just plain fun! Details
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$65.00

Treme Cultural Tour

Treme, New Orleans
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
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$35.00
Hey, history buffs! Get the lowdown on the development of La Nouvelle Orleans and hear of the city's French and Spanish heritage. Visit numerous locations within the French Quarter and learn how past events inspired the vibrant culture that The Big Easy is known for today. This tour is not a snore-fest! Surprises along the way make for an exciting journey. There's no better way to get acquainted with New Orleans! Details
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$20.00