Ghosts, vampires, voodoo, cemeteries and history — this tour has it all! Meet your local guide at St Anthony’s Garden in the French Quarter set off by foot on a 2-hour tour through this historic neighborhood that's dripping with charm and legends. Take a walk on the paranormal side while visiting some of the most supposedly haunted locations in the city, known for regular ghost and vampire sightings. If you dare, make use of provided ghost-hunting equipment to see if you can detect any undead activity.
Discover the history of New Orleans’ famous cities of the dead with an explanation of above-ground vaults and other unusual burial practices, and see the spine-chilling sites of true crimes like the home of Madame LaLaurie, whose dark deeds were depicted on the TV show ‘American Horror Story: Coven.’ You’ll also learn about sacred voodoo rituals and how this misunderstood practice continues to shape the city's spiritual landscape today. Visit the site of ritualistic ceremonies and locations with ties to famous voodoo queen Marie Laveau.
While strolling past Jackson Square and other historic sites, hear about the unique founding of New Orleans and the wild cast of characters who first called the city home. See the French Quarter mansions of famous current residents hailing from Hollywood, and see if you can recognize the real-life filming locations of several movies. At the end of the tour, you’ll have a new appreciation for what makes New Orleans so weird and wonderful!