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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

Betsy B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Danny was a great guide explaining the history of the city with a good sense of humor! Highly recommend this tour group and be sure to request Danny.

CHRISTIANE C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Un bon moyen de visiter les alentours du French corner. Ces endroits oubliés par les touristes méritent le détour. Dommage qu'une version en Français ne soit pas disponible, c'était tout de même un langue très utilisée à l'époque. pourquoi ne pas perpétuer cette tradition ?

Cindy B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Danny was fabulous! So knowledgeable.
A real life experience. Will recommend to everyone.
Thanks so much.

megancloherty

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

It was so hot, but the bike tour was the perfect thing because we got to see the city with a breeze. our tour guide Danny was very knowledgeable, funny and answered our random questions. Ran into a few people from the group later that day and grabbed a drink on Bourbon Street! Helmets and bikes provided. Even got Popsicles at the end. I highly recommend this tour that included a stop for a snack and sit in City Park.

Timothy M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Thanks to Danny for a brilliant experience . A nice relaxed tour of this magnificent place . Also learnt a great deal about the history of New Orleans and as it was my first time here this added to my whole time .

Brenda d

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We had a wonderful time with an excellent tour guide. It is a great way to see the city!!

Cheryl K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Rob was our guide and went at a good pace, We were the only two for the trip and he still went. He got a flat tire but kept his cool, secured another bike and we were off again. The city park was stunning with a nice break inside the café. This is a GREAT way to explore the city, I would recommend this

Patricia R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great tour by Danny. It was fun and we loved learning all about the history of the city.

Adriana P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was the best tour of all. Cathy was very knowledgeable and very professional.

Katie H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

It was so much fun! Even though the tour was 3.5 hours long it went by quick and you get to see everything. Our tour guide was funny and well informed. I highly recommend doing this tour if you want to see all of New Orleans, like the cometary, City Park and so much more.

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