New Orleans, Louisiana

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Overview

Wind through bustling and beautiful New Orleans on a fun and educational Segway tour! An expert guide will lead you through the colorful French Quarter, along the mighty Mississippi River, and to Louis Armstrong Park and Jackson Square, sharing insight into the city’s architectural history and diverse colonial heritage. Upgrade to a 3‐hour tour to include a visit to the Tremé neighborhood and Congo Square.
  • Historical Segway tour of New Orleans
  • Explore the French Quarter, the cultural heart of the city, with its famous Bourbon Street
  • Cruise along the Mississippi River and enjoy sweeping views of the West Bank
  • Visit Jackson Square and see the Cabildo, where the Louisiana Purchase was signed
  • Learn about New Orleans’ history and culture from your fun, knowledgeable guide
  • Choose a 2-hour or extended 3-hour tour
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures a more personalized experience
Your tour begins on Decatur Street in the French Quarter with a 30‐minute training in the basics of Segway use. Once you’ve got your bearings on the electric two‐wheeler, you’ll take off on a whirlwind adventure with your expert guide.
Explore the French Quarter, New Orleans’ timeless cultural center. Admire the French and Spanish Colonial architecture, and note intricate detail and metalwork that adorns the historic buildings, some dating back more than three centuries. Glide along the Mississippi River waterfront while your local guide offers facts on New Orleans’ French colonial history. Mingle with locals, catch snapshot views of the West Bank, and watch picturesque steamships paddle by. 
Then you’ll leave the riverside to explore Jackson Square, the colonial city center, and Louis Armstrong Park. As you cruise through Jackson Square, check out the open‐air art vendors and admire the age‐old buildings surrounding Jackson Square – including St Louis Cathedral and the Cabildo, where the Robert Livingston and James Monroe signed the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.
At the edge of the Tremé‐Lafitte neighborhood, Louis Armstrong Park – the birthplace of jazz – offers a lovely ride through a manicured park, adorned with beautiful fountains, bridges and tributary statues to the city’s rich musical icons.
Your 2‐hour tour ends with a ride down infamous Bourbon Street, a visitor haunt since the days of French smuggler Jean Lafitte, and a visit to the Old US Mint.

Itinerary

Extended 3‐Hour Tour:
The 3‐hour extended tour will include a stop at Congo Square in Louis Armstrong Park, an important site where slaves and free people meet on Sunday to openly trade, socialize, play music and dance. Then continue to the famous Tremé neighborhood, known historically as a rich cultural melting pot and jazz hotspot, and more recently as the setting for the popular HBO series Tremé.   Your tour returns to the starting point on Decatur Street.

Reviews

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D
, Aug 2018

This tour is Awesome! Segways are soooo easy to learn and soooo much fun to ride. I'm 70, and I had no trouble at all. The training session in their shop before starting the tour is all you need, and you you'll be good to go. This segway tour is the absolute best way to *see* and learn about the French Quarter. Our guide was super-nice and super-informative. You should try it! I promise you'll love it!

L
, Aug 2018

We enjoyed a very informative tour with Jack. His family has a long history in New Orleans and we were pleased to hear about it .

A
, Jul 2018

What a fun way to do a NOLA tour! We were given expert training on how to ride a Segway before we ever left the shop. Tour was great and informative. We were also given free time playing with the Segways in Louis Armstrong Park. Our guide was very informative about all the different spots we stopped. He not only covered the history but current events as well.

A
, Jul 2018

Good guide, well maintained segways, a lot of fun. You will enjoy this tour.

J
, Jul 2018

Even though it was lightly raining, the tour went on anyway. What a great time. They furnished us with rain ponchos and have us training on the proper operation of the Segway. We rode for several miles, saw interesting sites, neighborhoods, and several off the beaten path areas. Would highly recommend

J
, May 2018

Awesome tour! We had limited time, and saw all we wanted to see, thanks to our experienced, knowledgeable tour guide !

V
, Feb 2018

We had a great time! Very good demo and training session. Suddenly we're making our way around the French Quarter and along the Mississippi River. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Highly recommend!

D
, Jan 2018

Amazing. Lucky enough that we had a personal guide!

i
, Jan 2018

First time doing a Segway tour. It was easy to operate and lots of fun involved.

J
, Jan 2018

Fun! I had never ridden a Segway before, so I greatly enjoyed it. And I got to see a LOT of NOLA which I'd never seen before.


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