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 the paranormal and ever-popular New Orleans ghost tours. 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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Step outside the French Quarter and delve into the glamorous New Orleans Garden District! Learn about the Garden District’s rich history and architecture as you stroll past celebrity homes and sights like the Lafayette Cemetery with your local expert guide. This walking tour is a must-do on your next NOLA visit! Details
$37.00
This Unique NOLA guided New Orleans ghost tour will surely leave you awestruck and afraid as you stroll throughout the French Quarter – a must for every paranormal chill-seeker! Expert storytellers will guide you from one eerie site to another as you learn about the bone chilling ghosts and history of the local guides’ favorite haunted locations. Details
$37.00
This spooky yet family-friendly New Orleans ghost tour strikes the perfect balance between exciting and creepy. Join Unique NOLA’s informative guide on this walking tour of the French Quarter’s most haunted locations jam-packed with supernatural activity. You’ll hear ghoulish and ghostly tales designed to entertain, but not keep the little ones up at night. Details
$37.00
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. Details
$37.00
Experience the French Quarter’s vibrant culture and hidden gems. Join a local guide on this New Orleans walking tour for a lesson in all things Creole. Pass former bars and flophouses. Visit the most historic spaces of Jackson Square, an infamous séance room, the Cabildo where the Louisiana Purchase was signed, and other places unique to The Crescent City. Details
$39.00
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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This unbelievable pass includes admission to over 20 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
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$59.00
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
Join this thrilling journey where the alcohol spirits meet the night's ghosts! This ghost walking tour is not for the faint of heart– or ones with delicate sensibilities. Learn about the shady and sinister history of some of New Orleans' haunted locations and enjoy a few drinks at some of the city's favorite neighborhood pubs in between. Details
$37.00
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
$36.00
The dark side of humanity might spark your curiosity even if ghost stories don't fully grab your attention! Glimpse into the corrupt history of the French Quarter and darker side of humanity on this New Orleans true crime tour. Discover why echoes of gruesome crimes can still be felt today. This New Orleans walking tour is rated for mature audiences (ages 16+). Details
$37.00
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 learn about famous Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau. This 1.5-hour walking tour is conducted by knowledgeable and licensed tour guides who are passionate about the mysterious side of New Orleans' history. It’s truly an unforgettable experience! Details
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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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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
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
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
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$50.00
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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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
$29.00
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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Experience the most celebrated tour across New Orleans’ hauntingly beautiful Garden District! This enjoyable tour takes you around the area, sampling local food, seeing fascinating locations & beautiful homes, and listening in as the tour guide opens the city’s beloved secrets. Book a ticket for a guided walk to experience the city like never before! Details
$45.00
Explore the eccentric and hip side of New Orleans! The city has been known for its gorgeous architecture, the jazz genre, melting pot of cultures and one-of-a-kind cuisine. Guests on this tour will learn about the rich history of the French Quarter, and will get to immerse themselves in the vibrant music and local scenes that define the city! Details
$289.00
Look for what makes this neighborhood special on this walking tour! The Garden District is one of the beloved historical and cultural melting pot in the country. On this tour, you will take a stroll down the picturesque streets, see the architecture that has withstood the test of time, and browse through art galleries and vintage shops along the way! Details
$264.00

St. Joseph Plantation

New Orleans
Explore St. Joseph Plantation, a real working cane sugar plantation and filming location for numerous TV shows and films. Tour the house and grounds, original slave cabins, blacksmith’s shop, schoolhouse, and more. Take a fascinating glimpse into life on a sugar plantation and the lives of the free and enslaved people who've lived there throughout its history. Details
$20.00