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New Orleans: City Highlights Tour with Transfer

1. New Orleans: City Highlights Tour with Transfer

See the best of New Orleans in comfort on one handy guided motorized tour. Hop in the minibus and let your guide lead you through the city. No New Orleans city tour would be complete without the French Quarter, the home of Jazz and Mardi Gras. Take in the lively atmosphere with music in the air and colorful, historical buildings. Travel along to Magazine Street, the Big Easy’s thoroughfare that contains plenty of eclectic shops and eateries and meanders in parallel with the Mississippi River. Head across to St Louis Cathedral to see the “Big Easy’s” oldest cemetery, complete with famous and infamous residents. Lake Pontchartrain offers incredible views and photo opportunities. See the Lower Ninth Ward, one of the places hit by Hurricane Katrina. Spot some typical steamboat houses here and remnants of Louisiana's darker history – the sugar cane plantations and colonial buildings. After your whistle-stop tour with your live guide, get dropped off at your New Orleans hotel.

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New Orleans: French Quarter Food Tour

2. New Orleans: French Quarter Food Tour

Your culinary tour of New Orleans starts where it all began—the banks of the Mississippi River. From here, witness the lifeblood of this region which brought new cultures, new influences and new ingredients to the USA through its ports. Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, indulge in New Orleans' most iconic breakfast pastry covered in powdered sugary goodness, the beignet. Next, head up to the French Market, the site of America's oldest public market and a unique culinary space where you can grab a local bite to eat and meet some of the locale's colorful personalities. From the French Market, embark on the picturesque streets of the French Quarter. Follow your guide to some of their favorite palette-pleasing spot, both classic New Orleans as well as delicacies you won't find outside Cajun country. If you have an affinity for the spicier side of life, you'll love unleashing some Louisiana hot sauce. This is the birthplace of Tabasco, after all. Get the chance to try a dish that sparks more controversy among chefs in New Orleans: gumbo. Learn how hundreds of years of history has shaped this recipe and how it varies from restaurant to restaurant. Finish off with a sweet treat made from locally grown sugarcane and the region’s abundant pecans.

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New Orleans Sightseeing Tour by Air-Conditioned Minibus

3. New Orleans Sightseeing Tour by Air-Conditioned Minibus

Discover the highlights of New Orleans in comfort on a 3-hour sightseeing tour by air-conditioned minibus. Visit areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina, along with historical landmarks such as Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral and the former seat of the Spanish colonial city hall at The Cabildo. Get an overview of the famous French Quarter so that you can explore the district at your own pace later. View the 100-year old homes along Esplanade Avenue on the way to the Dueling Oaks in City Park. Explore one of the city's cemeteries on foot and learn why the dead are buried in reusable tombs above the ground. Venture down St. Charles Avenue to explore the American side of the city and see some of the homes of the elegant Garden District. Pass the residence of the Gothic fiction writer, Anne Rice. Discover where Hurricane Katrina broke the levee and swept away the houses in the Lower 9th ward. Learn how the residents are rebuilding their lives.

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What people are saying about Louisiana

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 95 reviews

New Orleans city tour was excellent. I recommend anyone coming to the city to take it to get the background if the city's history. I find the city in current times is pre Katrina and post Katrina which opens one's eyes. We even had a local citizen on the tour who said she learned so much about her home. You will get a bonus if David is your tour driver. He is a gem!!!

Neil S. was an awesome tour guide! He was so knowledgeable about the history of New Orleans. He took us to the best food places we wouldn't have known to try otherwise. He was super friendly and fun to hangout with. Thanks for such a great tour!

We felt like locals and our guide was very informative about the history. We would totally do it again.

The tour was educational and the tour guide was humorous which made the experience a delight.

So knowledgeable really great to hear the history while we ate authentic food