French Quarter
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  • New Orleans: History and Haunts Carriage Ride Night Tour

    1. New Orleans: History and Haunts Carriage Ride Night Tour

    A carriage tour at night is a wonderfully spooky way to see the town, learn a bit of history, and experience a one-of-a-kind adventure. Visit famous haunted locations and be introduced to the ghostly lore and legends that New Orleans' French Quarter is known for. Thanks to 300 years of tragedy, New Orleans is filled with true stories of ghosts, voodoo, and vampires.  With so much paranormal activity happening in the city, the best way to tour these haunted locations is by carriage ride at night. Historical stories of love and tragedy come to life as the professional tour guides explain the legends and lore, in addition to historical narration detailing all major landmarks throughout the French Quarter. On the haunted tour, expect Voodoo galore, and learn about how Marie Laveau, the Voodoo Queen, applied her magical powers to shift the course of love, luck, and law in New Orleans. Learn...

    We love our carriage ride! Our driver Emily was super sweet and knowledgeable. We got to see parts of the French quarter we’ve never seen before. I’d highly recommend this to anyone.

  • New Orleans: Mafia, Sex, And All That Jazz Walking Tour

    2. New Orleans: Mafia, Sex, And All That Jazz Walking Tour

    For the past 300 years New Orleans has hung precariously to the lower lip of a country that doesn’t know quite what to make of it. Known for a culture of decadence that was unprincipled and downright sinful at times, the New Orleans of old was a place where foreign cultures mixed and the castoffs of society found a home. Join your friendly local guide for a two-hour walking tour through the epicenter of it all: the French Quarter.  Learn about iconic local personages like Silver Dollar Sam, Diamond Jim, Emma Johnson and her House of All Nations, and Norma Wallace. Walk down Bourbon Street at the historic heart of the French Quarter crammed with bars and strip clubs. Explore the area where Storyville was located and learn about the history of the legendary tenderloin district that beckoned all comers between 1898 and 1917. Meet the King Fish, Governor Huey Long, who fathered modern Louis...

    Dave took us through the history of the Mafia and the prostitution ring in the City

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What people are saying about French Quarter

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4.4 / 5

based on 5 reviews

We love our carriage ride! Our driver Emily was super sweet and knowledgeable. We got to see parts of the French quarter we’ve never seen before. I’d highly recommend this to anyone.

We loved it! our poor guide got stuck in the rain but didn't let it bother her or slow her down. Jelly Roll had something to say about that tho ;) Highly recommend!

Our experience was amazing! Our guide, Virgil, was knowledgeable and interesting. He made our excursion interesting and beyond worth it!

We had a great experience with Virgil as our guide, he was knowledgeable and very friendly.

Dave took us through the history of the Mafia and the prostitution ring in the City