Spend an amazing 3 hours on our comfortable air conditioned vehicle and get an overview of New Orleans. Experience the history and culture of the Creoles with your licensed tour guide. No trip to New Orleans would be complete without seeing the highlights of our city and some of the areas affected by Katrina’s flood waters. You will see: Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, the Cabildo and the French Market. You tour guide will give you an overview of the “French Quarter”. Your guide will point out areas of interest, so that you can explore them later, at your own pace.
You will travel slowly toward City Park and view 100 year old homes along Esplanade Avenue, on the way to the “Dueling Oaks” of New Orleans’ City Park. Visit an above ground cemetery, where you will go inside on a short guided tour. Your tour guide will explain how the people of New Orleans bury their dead above ground in re-useable tombs. This tradition was by necessity, not by choice. Drive slowly down St. Charles Avenue, the American side of New Orleans. See some of the homes of the Garden District. You will pass Ann Rice’s home, Governor Claiborne’s Daughters home, circa 1840, the Elms Mansion, and much more. See the diverse Architecture of the American side of New Orleans. As part of this tour, we will go to the view an area damaged when the Hurricane Katrina broke the levee and swept the residents and their homes away.
Pick up times for the first city tour begins at 8:30 AM second tour of the day starts at 1:30 PM. Please allow 30 minutes for pick up time. We pick up at 96. Hotels if your hotel is not listed, pick the one nearest to you . If you need help, give us a call and we’ll give you some suggestions . The tour will begin after all pickups are made. Once the pick ups are completed, you will see the highlights of New Orleans. Your licensed city tour guide will entertain you and will provide historical facts throughout your tour. You will spend about 20 minutes on a cemetery tour with your city tour guide. You will have a 20 minute break at Morning Call Cafe. You will have the chance to have a restroom break, get a snack and/or enjoy the sprawling oaks in the 5th largest Urban Park of America. Drop off will be either 4:30 and 5:00 PM depending on the starting time of the tour.