WALKING TOURS

St. Louis Cemetery # 1 Tour

The St. Louis Cemetery offers guests the full experience of walking through the famous above-ground tombs of New Orleans.

 

One of the oldest cemeteries can be found on the St. Louis Cemetery Tour. The St. Louis No. 1 opened in 1789, although relatively small it is home to thousands of entombments from throughout the centuries. This cemetery is also the resting spot of famous residents including, the chess master Paul Morphy, Homer Plessy of the famous court case Plessy v. Ferguson as well as the Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau.

 

All you movie buffs out there, we have a treat for you! During the tour we will show different sites such as the location of “Storyville” and the site where “Easy Rider” was filmed.

 

Every guest will learn detailed and accurate information about the history of the burial grounds, tombs, and their permanent residents over the course of this two hour tour.

$25 Per Adult – 2 Hour Tour - Daily 10am & 1pm (10am only on Sundays)

French Quarter Walking Tour

You can’t visit this amazing city without experiencing the French Quarter. New Orleans is full of different cultures, music, architecture, and delicious cuisine.

 

The French Quarter was founded in 1718 and is home to some of the most unique architecture you will find in the entire United States. This tour teaches guests about the Louisiana Purchase and the French and Spanish rule of New Orleans.

 

During the French Quarter Tour, tourists will see historic locations including: St. Louis Cathedral, the Old Ursuline Convent, the Presbytere, the Cabildo, Jackson Square and the Pontalba Buildings.

 

Enjoy learning about the famous Cajun and Creole cuisine, Café du Monde, and the former residences of Tennessee Williams and William Faulkner.

$25 Per Adult – 2 Hour Tour - Daily 4pm

Garden District Walking Tour

While New Orleans is known the world over for the 18th century charm of our beautiful French Quarter built by the French and Spanish colonial founding families, less well-known are the graceful and elegant homes of the Garden District. In the 19th century, as the “English” or Americans became attracted to our thriving city, they were not especially welcomed in the older quarters and so moved up river, establishing what remains to this day, one of the gems of New Orleans, the Garden District.

 

​During the tour, you will take in the stately mansions, beautiful gardens and the homes of famous past and present residents including John Goodman, Jefferson Davis, and Archie Manning.

 

Most of the houses in this tour include vibrant gardens with beautiful flowers and grand oak tree canopies. The homes are elaborate in their architecture, often remodeled through the years to try to mimic the state of wealth previous owners enjoyed. Some of the famous architectural home styles on this tour include, The Louisiana Raised Cottage, The Italiante, Greek Revival and Queen Anne.

$25 Per Adult – 2 Hour Tour - Daily 10am & 1pm 

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