• Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
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Explore New Orleans’ colorful heritage and history with a 2-hour walking tour that commemorates the dramatic Battle of New Orleans. Follow a local guide through the cobblestone streets of the French Quarter as you learn how Andrew Jackson led a small local force against a British invasion. Pause to explore a traditional Creole cottage, a 19th-century townhouse, and a jail that housed some of the South’s most notorious pirates.  Finish your tour in the heart of the Vieux Carré, at a bar that adjoins a historic, French-Creole restaurant.


  • 2-hour walking tour through the historic French Quarter
  • Learn about the dramatic Battle of New Orleans
  • Hear about the city's most famous leaders—and feared pirates
  • Experience New Orleans with an experienced local
  • Visit a moving slave auction site
  • Perfect experience for history and culture buffs

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What You Can Expect

When Empires Collide: Creoles, Americans, Pirates, and the War of 1812, a Louisiana History Tour

Learn some of the colorful history behind New Orleans

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

We had a great time on this tour and would highly recommend this activity. Our tour guide was great!

MartiKay S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Glenn was our tour guide and boy does he know Nawlins!!!! The tour was very informative, we are great history buffs and Glenn surely has a of love history also! He really brought to life the Creoles, Americans and Pirates influence of this beautiful city!!!

Greg A P

3 star rating: Worth doing February 2016


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