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Laura Plantation TourBus Tours

Laura Plantation Tour

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Discover four generations of Creole history at the Laura Plantation with an informative tour of this well-preserved estate. Located just an hour from New Orleans on the Great River Road, Laura Plantation was founded in 1804 and provides a vivid window into Louisiana's Creole past. Learn about the family and slaves who lived here during a guided tour of the manor house, slave quarters, sugar fields and gardens.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD25.00
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USD25.00
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New Orleans Mardi Gras World Behind-the-Scenes TourCultural Tours

New Orleans Mardi Gras World Behind-the-Scenes Tour

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Peek behind the curtain at the marvel of Mardi Gras with this tour of Mardi Gras World in New Orleans. See the behind-the-scenes work and incredible artistry that goes into preparing for the annual celebration. With a guide, learn the history of the event, and see fantastic floats and props. Get a picture in front of your favorite float, dress up in costumes, and sample some classic King Cake.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD22.00
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USD22.00

 Whitney Plantation Tour with TransportationDay Trips

Whitney Plantation Tour with Transportation

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Discover more of Louisiana on a small-group half-day tour to the Whitney Plantation from New Orleans. Ride by minivan past the marshes of Lake Pontchartrain and along River Road, passing filming locations for the popular TV series ‘Queen Sugar’ and other productions. Then, join a guided tour of the Whitney Plantation and learn about the history of the enslaved and free people who once lived on the plantation.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD72.54
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USD72.54

The Big 4 Private Tour: French Quarter, Garden District, Cemetery, & City ParkHalf-day Tours

The Big 4 Private Tour: French Quarter, Garden District, Cemetery, & City Park

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Beat the heat on this New Orleans SUV tour that takes you to four of the city’s must-see areas. Get a local perspective on essential sights throughout the French Quarter such as Ursuline Convent and Jackson Square before continuing to the Garden District, Metairie Cemetery, and the 1,300-acre City Park. Throughout the tour, hear fun facts and get local-approved recommendations for restaurants, jazz bars, and other Big Easy haunts.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD130.00
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USD130.00

Whitney Plantation and Swamp Tour ComboDay Trips

Whitney Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo

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This is a half day tour of the Whitney Plantation and a Tour of the Louisiana swamp, by Air Boat or Covered Tour boat, travelers choice
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD128.00
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USD128.00

Walking the Tremé Neighborhood: New Orleans Self-guided Audio Tour Private Sightseeing Tours

Walking the Tremé Neighborhood: New Orleans Self-guided Audio Tour

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Two hundred years before the HBO television series made Tremé an emblem of the cultural richness of New Orleans, the residents of the faubourg Tremé drummed, danced, and second lined their way into history. The oldest African American neighborhood in the United States as well as the birthplace of jazz, Tremé boasts a history of civil rights activism and jazz rhythms that still inspires. Explore the Tremé at your own pace with this highly acclaimed self guided audio tour of New Orleans. From Congo Square to Brass Band Heaven and the Tomb of the Unknown Slave, the Faubourg Tremé will get under your skin. The tour is ready whenever you feel like “Walking the Tremé.” With your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place. If you prefer, you can download the tour and use it offline as well.If you've got an hour or so and want to explore a neighborhood like no other, then this is the tour for you!  
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  • 1 hour
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USD5.34
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USD5.34

Garden District, Cemetery and Commander's Palace Lunch Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Garden District, Cemetery and Commander's Palace Lunch Walking Tour

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One of the most elegant neighborhoods in New Orleans, the Garden District is best explored with the benefit of a private guide to highlights its features and stories. Walk past celebrity homes and down boulevards lined with oak trees, stopping to admire celebrity homes and historical sites. Tour the legendary Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, as well, and conclude your tour with reservations at Commander’s Palace, a top New Orleans restaurant.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD266.67
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USD266.67
per group
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New Orleans Esplanade Ridge Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMapPrivate Sightseeing Tours

New Orleans Esplanade Ridge Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

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Explore the Creole Garden District on Esplanade Avenue at your own pace with this highly acclaimed self guided audio tour of New Orleans. Beginning at Ashton’s Bed and Breakfast, a one-time antebellum plantation house in the heart of the Faubourg St. John, you'll stroll down the beautiful central avenue of the city’s Creole Garden District, while discovering enticing stories of a neighborhood built by and for French Creoles in response to the encroaching Americanism that followed the 1803’s Louisiana Purchase. The tour is ready whenever you feel like taking a stroll. Using your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place. If you prefer, you can download the tour and use it offline as well.If you've got an hour or so and want to explore the lush and historical sites that this New Orleans faubourg has to offer – this is the tour for you!  
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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USD5.34
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USD5.34

New Orleans Electric Bike Rental Bike Rentals

New Orleans Electric Bike Rental

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Rent an amazing Electric bicycle with multiple levels of pedal assist and a throttle!  you choose how much work you do and how much the bike does.  We include helmets, locks, a map with bike lanes and a quick how to so that you can start having fun as soon as you ride out the door.  Electric bikes are the best way to see the sights of New Orleans and visit its historical and entertaining neighborhoods like the Garden District, the French Quarter, the Treme' the Marigny and more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD51.00
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USD51.00

Beyond the French Quarter: New Orleans Off the Beaten Path Audio TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Beyond the French Quarter: New Orleans Off the Beaten Path Audio Tour

Take the historic hop on hop off streetcar - at your own additional cost - into the neighbourhoods of New Orleans and beyond the French Quarter. Come along to discover the flavor of the Warehouse District, the Irish Channel, the Lower Garden District, and Uptown. Check out national museums, historic graveyards, southern Gothic mansions and fabulous local haunts. Most of all check out the local, off the beaten path New Orleans. Places to stop along the way include The World War II Museum, Ogden Museum, Commander's Palace, Lafayette Cemetery No 1, Coquette, Basin, The Bulldog, The Balcony, Fleurty Girl, Magazine Street Antique Mall, Blue Cypress Books, Live Oak Cafe, Oak, The Magnolia Grill and Rum House. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline. Simply buy a ticket for the streetcar and hit play to enjoy the tour.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
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USD5.40
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USD5.40

Two Plantation Tour. Whitney & Oak Alley Day Trips

Two Plantation Tour. Whitney & Oak Alley

On the 2 plantation tour you get to experience both strengths of each plantation and what they have to offer as a narrative. Oak Alley you get to experience the grandeur of antebellum life in the 1800s on the magnificent property line with its beautiful 28 Oak trees. And Whitney Plantation offers the total slave narrative including the institution of slavery, the children’s story. You get to walk through the Antioch church a church that was built by the first generation of freed slaves after the Civil War. No depiction of slavery in the south would be complete without visiting these plantations.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD123.08
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USD123.08

Struttin' Down Royal Street Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMapPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Struttin' Down Royal Street Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

If you don't fancy joining a guided tour, downloading an app and following it through New Orleans is a great match for you. As you explore, the GPS locator will trigger insightful commentary through the app, which teaches you about the history, architecture, and culture of New Orleans. You can stop and start whenever you like and explore further on your own. Learn everything there is to know about the history of the French Quarter; topics include Mardi Gras, Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote, Money Wrench Corner, Jackson Square, and others.
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  • 20 minutes
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USD5.34
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USD5.34

New Orleans: City Park Exploration Game & Private TourNature and Wildlife

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New Orleans: City Park Exploration Game & Private Tour

Embark on a quest in New Orleans and walk under the majestic live oaks in one of the United States’ largest urban parks. Learn about City Park’s past and present, from its plantation days to its current draw as a mecca for locals. Discover unique cultural and historical facts while solving clues and puzzles. + Discover the history and beauty of New Orleans City Park + Visit the 800-year-old McDonogh Oak, one of the top sculpture gardens in the country + Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt Discover New Orleans’ fascinating history as you walk in the beautiful City Park and solve clues. Explore this charming park in New Orleans by playing a quest with your friends, significant other or family. Each clue will lead you from one place to another by providing you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. As you solve the problem and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD3.59
USD6.00
USD2.41 savings
Price varies by group size
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Metairie Cemetery Stories Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMapPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Metairie Cemetery Stories Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

Immerse yourself in the history of the Metairie Race Course, now the City of the Dead, with this app-guided tour. After downloading the app, you can explore with your private party; the GPS locator will trigger narrative as you reach different points in the cemetery. You can stop and start the tour whenever you like, pausing to snap photos of the various tombs, mausolea, pyramids, and obelisks. This is a great option for those who want to tour on their own time.
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  • 35 minutes
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USD5.34
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USD5.34

A Walk in the Park: City Park New Orleans Audio TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

A Walk in the Park: City Park New Orleans Audio Tour

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Immerse yourself in the old-growth-filled City Park of New Orleans on this app-enabled tour. As you stroll beneath the Spanish moss with your private party, the app will automatically play in-depth commentary triggered by the GPS locator. You can take as much time as you like and you'll learn tons more about the park and New Orleans' flora and fauna than you would simply exploring by yourself.
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  • 1 hour
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USD5.34
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Double Plantation Tour. Oak Alley, Laura, or The Whitney PlantationDay Trips

Double Plantation Tour. Oak Alley, Laura, or The Whitney Plantation

This is a half day tour of the old river road plantation homes. You will have a chance to see where they film movies like Django Unchained, Queen Sugar, 12 years a slave, Forrest Gump with Tom Hanks, Interview with a vampire with Brad Pitt. Also your Driver/Guide will enlighten you on a host of other attractions.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD128.00
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USD128.00

Bywater Stroll: Explore the Evolving Neighbourhood on an Audio Walking TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Bywater Stroll: Explore the Evolving Neighbourhood on an Audio Walking Tour

Learn about New Orleans outside of the bustling French Quarter with an audio walking tour of the Bywater neighborhood. Hear about the historically working-class neighborhood’s history and highlights, including art galleries, local parks, and landmarks along the Mississippi River. Simply download the audio tour onto your smartphone and explore the district at your own pace.
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  • 40 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
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USD5.40
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USD5.40

Whitney Plantation Private Tour With Round-Trip TransportationDay Trips

Whitney Plantation Private Tour With Round-Trip Transportation

This is a half day tour of the old river road plantation homes. You will have a chance to see where they film movies like Django Unchained , Queen Sugar, 12 Years of Slave,Forest Gump with Tom Hanks, interview with a vampire with Brad Pitt. Also your Driver/Guide will enlighten you on a host of other attractions.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD745.60
per group
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USD745.60
per group

Search 4 The Story New Orleans-Worlds First Doc Filmmaking School Scavenger HuntSelf-guided Tours & Rentals

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Search 4 The Story New Orleans-Worlds First Doc Filmmaking School Scavenger Hunt

Creative ones,get ready to search out a story & start your own mini documentary on this unique adventure unlike any scavenger hunt you have ever been on. We will work together to find a story you want to tell. You can pick one of 3 story options that I will give you in our pre-production meeting on Whats App. They will be good candidates for an interesting first doc project, or you can pick one you like in the realm of nature and animals. We are going to skip controversial subjects, politics, religion, anything harsh, profane or sexual. Your hunt will have you printing release forms, doing research, determining who you will interview, and where you will go to get footage and B-roll shots. You can choose 2 different filmmaker styles- The Planner or the Last Minute Run and Gun Shooter. Check the photo descriptions for some subject ideas, come with your own or brainstorm with your host.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD52.00
USD65.00
USD13.00 savings
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USD52.00
USD65.00
USD13.00 savings
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French Quarter History Tour with Cafe Du Monde Option in New OrleansDining Experiences

French Quarter History Tour with Cafe Du Monde Option in New Orleans

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Discover the magic of the Vieux Carré in the morning on this historic walking tour. Accompany your friendly guide on a stroll through the French Quarter to view signature architecture and learn about the convergence of ethnic influence on this famous neighborhood, from cloistered courtyards and intricate ironwork to po’ boys and jambalaya. If option selected, end with a sugar-dusted beignet and café au lait at Cafe du Monde, a classic New Orleans institution.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD15.99
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USD15.99
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