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New Orleans: Ghost Hunt Exploration Game

1. New Orleans: Ghost Hunt Exploration Game

Come dressed in your best Halloween costume to a special event with live actors on October 30. Win prizes such as a $1000 GetYourGuide gift card, a real coffin, and much more. Discover New Orleans’ famous locations in the French Quarter while playing the role of a ghost trying to reach the afterlife. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and the exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. After your booking, get an email with instructions on how to download and play. Start at Jackson Square and enjoy 1.5 to 2 hours of gameplay with no time limit. Play at your own pace, and use the offline option to save data. Finish, at the famous LaLaurie Mansion. Participate with larger groups, by having one person purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to download and play, or they can purchase it individually.

New Orleans: Novel Cocktail Walking Tour

2. New Orleans: Novel Cocktail Walking Tour

Enjoy a night out in New Orleans on this literary guided walking tour. Learn about writers such as Hemingway, William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, and many more. Enjoy a bar crawl and drink 3 themed cocktails as you discover how their New Orleans experiences shaped their writing. Meet your guide and begin your tour at the historical Napoleon House located in the French Quarter. Owned and operated by the Impastato family since 1914, the former residence serves up New Orleans cocktails.  Next, walk to Faulkner House Books, which was once the home of William Faulkner. Explore this book store which stocks a wide selection of classic and local literature. Continue walking to your next stop, the world-famous Court of Two Sisters. Stroll around and admire the stunning courtyard as you drink a tasty cocktail.  Walk along to the Pontalba Buildings frame on two sides of Jackson Square. Marvel at the buildings, which date back to the late-1840s.  Enjoy a drink at the Evangeline bar, which serves craft cocktails before you head to your last stop, the Hotel Monteleone. Immerse yourself in this 1886 world-class hotel, built by Italian entrepreneur Antonio Monteleone. Experience a night in New Orleans that you won't forget. Full of literature, culture, and top-notch cocktails. This tour is right up your street if you are a bookworm who loves fancy drinks.


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