Discover the beauty and history of New Orleans by bike on a morning or afternoon tour of seven eclectic neighborhoods. Enjoy a 3.5‐hour guided ride through the classic French Quarter and hip neighboring Faubourg Marigny. Cruise by the opulent Esplanade Avenue, St Louis Cemetery 3, City Park and more. Along the way, learn about the city’s colorful history from clashing colonial settlements and Creole 
society to contemporary culture.  

Highlights

  • 3.5-hour New Orleans bike tour with an expert local guide
  • Explore seven of the city’s most exciting neighborhoods while learning about their history
  • Cycle along the banks of the Mississippi River, and through the French Quarter and Fabourge Marigny
  • Admire the grand 19th-century mansions on Esplanade Avenue
  • Visit St Louis Cemetery 3, and then explore the landscaped gardens of New Orleans City Park

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What You Can Expect

New Orleans Bike Tour

New Orleans Bike Tour

Begin your morning or afternoon bike tour in the French Quarter, where you’ll meet your guide, get a safety lesson, and be fit with a 3‐speed bike and helmet before setting off on an exciting city ride.

For the next several hours, enjoy picturesque urban and pastoral views as your expert guide takes you through seven atmospheric New Orleans neighborhoods, each with its own distinct mark in the city’s historic development. Cruise along the Mississippi River for a look at paddlewheel steamboats drifting on the water, then head back through the timeless French Quarter en route to the hip Faubourg 
Marigny, best known for its great live music.     

Next, head north along Esplanade Avenue, soaking up the opulence of stately Creole mansions and cottages along the boulevard. Your route leads directly through St Louis Cemetery No 3 – where you can hop off your bike and meander through some macabre and magnificent tombs – and then on to City Park. As you admire the lush beauty of the park, learn a bit of its history as the former site of Louis Allard plantation and a favorite location for dueling amongst the New Orleans’ gentry in the 18th century. 

Your return trip winds through three other diverse urban neighborhoods: Bayou St John, Mid‐City and Treme. In each borough, you’ll have a chance to stop, ask questions of your guide and snap some memorable photos.

Your 3.5‐hour ride ends at the starting point in the French Quarter. 

Customer Reviews

Marlin H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Cathy was awesome! We had a fantastic time. Cathy was very friendly, thorough in describing historical facts, sharing her own experiences through Katrina, and showing us extra places and spending extra time. It was a fun and relaxing way to see the city on a beautiful day. We highly recommend this tour.

sandra m

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This trip and the guide - Kathryn - was a great way to get a view of the city - some history and enjoy the great outdoors. Our guide was knowledgeable and efficient with our time. The variety of what we saw - neighborhoods, business district, city park, cemetery - gave me a dose of new Orleans that no other tour would have provided. Well worth the cost, time and a little sun burn!

Doug U

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Tim was very knowledgable about the area, saw some interesting areas outside of the quarter.

Elizabeth M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This was a fantastic way to see New Orleans up close! Area is delta flat so no hills! Tour director Danny was very informative and eager to share his love of the area. We were a group of 60 yr olds not nec. in the best of shape and had no problem with the 13.5 mile ride. We stopped frequently to view houses and city sites and drink the provided water. Was great!

Maria D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Tim, was our bike tour guide and he did an excellent job of showing us around New Orleans and allowing us to explore at our stops. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend the New Orleans Bike Tour.

Kevin R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

A fantastic way to see the city. We were able to see parts of New Orleans and understand the background, history and culture of the city too. The bike ride was fun and interesting.

Angela L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

This tour was by far my favorite part about visiting New Orleans. We were able to see so much of the city and our guide Cathy was delightful! She was very knowledgeable about the city and its history and very personable. She put us at ease right away and we had such a wonderful time.

Steve C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Cathy was our guide for the 3 pm tour. We had a great time. The weather was perfect and she covered so many areas of New Orleans. We highly recommend this tour. Really enjoyed the cycling . Don and #39;t have to be in good shape to do the tour.

Michael R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Great afternoon. Lots to see at a nice easy pace. Fun and informative. Danny was knowledgeable and engaging.

Kimberly B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Loved the tour - good pace, knowledgeable guide. An excellent way to see New Orleans, learn about its history and get a little exercise.

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