Get the inside scoop on New Orleans’ famously festive culture on this entertaining walking tour led by local guide. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour, and meet up at a convenient location in the French Quarter before setting off on a leisurely walking tour to at least 14 different locations throughout the city's historic heart.
See the US Mint and the Cabildo, where the landmark Louisiana Purchase was signed in 1803, and learn about New Orleans’ multicultural founding and unique blend of French, Spanish and Creole heritage. Hear tales of famous former residents including nuns, pirates and prostitutes, and get a taste of the city’s Hollywood history at recognizable filming locations and the homes of celebrities like the Jolie Pitt family.
Take a stroll down storied Bourbon Street, where some of the city's most famous nightlife and Mardi Gras traditions take place, and learn about local voodoo legends while walking past the antique shops and art galleries of Royal Street. Admire the unique architecture and iron lace balconies that line these historic thoroughfares while your guide points out traditional shotgun homes, creole cottages, and southern-style mansions.
After saying farewell to your guide at the end of the 2-hour tour, you'll have a brand new appreciation for the Big Easy's cultural quirks, unique cuisine and joie de vivre!