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    Laura Plantation + Swamp Tour (Tour Boat)

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    You're not gonna get to know the swamps of N'Awleans any better than this locally-owned family-run business that's been doing their thing since '89! Your first stop will be The Laura Plantation -- once run by four Creole women, and most notably, Laura -- There you'll enter the harrowing history of slavery, viewing the quarters where humans were once entrapped into labor, and hearing stories of all aspects of the plantation life. You'll also hear other facts about how the book "Brer Rabbit" was written on the grounds, and how The Laura Plantation was nearly destroyed by fire back in 2003 and rebuilt to its original design using materials from antique homes that had been disassembled and sold off into pieces. What a history! But you're not getting away from this one without a trip through the Bayou! Next up is the swamp -- Take this tour to get to know the lay of the land. Your guide will be a local captain who has lived the Cajun Life, living in harmony with the ecosystem on a daily basis, so you're in good hands!
    Laura Plantation + Swamp Tour (Tour Boat)

    9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero

    • Explore New Orleans and the surrounding swamps via tour boat with a local guide
    • Visit the Laura Plantation, considered by many to be "the best historical plantation tour in the Mississippi Valley"
    • Catch some crocodiles as you gaze over the bayou from the safety of the tour boat
    • Get to know the swamps like a local with a local captain from a locally-owned family business that started in '89!
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    Nightlife and History Tour

    Let's face it. All you want to do is party, but you know embarrassingly little about the vibrant history of New Orleans. Well, on this one-of-a-kind tour, you'll get the best of of both worlds. It'll be the only night of inebriation you won't forget. Follow your trusty tour guides to some of the city's most historic venues and enjoy amazing drinks in the French Quarter. Afterwards, you'll make your way to Frenchmen Street, where the locals go to see music. And don't be afraid to let loose! Your watchful guides will help create a stress-free environment as you enjoy New Orleans nightlife. The night is young! Laissez les bons temps rouler! Or, ya know, let the good times roll.
    Nightlife and History Tour

    Decatur St, New Orleans,

    • Visit some of New Orleans' most historic venues, listen to great music, and enjoy drinks in the French Quarter, all in one tour
    • Experience New Orleans' history in a unique, memorable way
    • Let loose and allow your watchful tour guides to take care of anything you may need
    • Combine two of your favorite things on this rocking tour -- nightlife and history
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    Westbank Plantation Tour

    Once your cruise has returned to New Orleans, take a journey back in time to the Antebellum South with a tour of two separate plantations. On your ride out to Oak Alley Plantation, often referred to as the "Grande Dame of the Great River Road," pass and hear about the Whitney, Josephine, and Evergreen plantations along the way. Once you've arrived at Oak Alley Plantation, enjoy time to admire this jewel of Greek Revival architecture, including a quarter-mile canopy of giant live oak trees, believed to be nearly 300 years old! Next, travel to Laura Plantation, a historic sugar plantation built in 1805 displaying a different and unique culture. The guided tour transports you with dramatic detail into the charmed yet tragic lives of four generations of Creole owners and their slaves. Come experience this fully immersive tour of New Orleans historic past! Ride out to Oak Alley Plantation, passing and hearing about the Whitney, Josephine, and Evergreen plantations along the way. Your guided tour of Oak Alley Plantation allows you time to admire this jewel of Greek Revival architecture. The quarter-mile canopy of giant live oak trees, believed to be nearly 300 years old, forms an impressive avenue leading to the classic Greek-revival style antebellum home.

    Next visit the Laura Plantation, a Creole Plantation with historic slave quarters surrounded by sugar cane fields. The guided tour transports you with dramatic detail into the charmed yet tragic lives of four generations of Creole owners and their slaves.

    You can catch the tour at two different departure times or two locations.
    Westbank Plantation Tour

    Downtown, New Orleans

    • Explore two of New Orleans' most iconic plantations
    • Witness the beauty of Oak Alley Plantation, referred to as the "Grand Dame of the Great River Road"
    • Visit Laura Plantation, a beautiful and historic sugar plantation built in 1805
    • Enjoy fascinating commentary throughout your journey from an expert local guide
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    Historical House and Garden Tour

    Home to a Confederate General, headquarters of a bestselling author, and birthplace of a chess champion, the Beauregard-Keyes House has had a variety of incredible people pass through its walls. Come see the efforts of the bestselling author, Frances Parkinson Keyes, who led a restoration of the house to reflect the time period when it was rented by Confederate General Beauregard. Learn the stories of the house's many residents, like the one about the wholesale liquor business that led to a murder on the back gallery! You'll also get to admire the house's restored parterre garden, developed way back in the 19th century! Step back in time and discover the illustrious history of the Beauregard-Keyes House.
    Historical House and Garden Tour

    1113 Chartres St , New Orleans

    • Visit the historic Beauregard-Keyes House, once home to Pierre Gustave Beauregard and Frances Parkinson Keyes
    • Learn the incredible stories of some this house's most prominent residents
    • Explore and admire the house's parterre garden
    • Take a leap back in time to the years just after the end of the Civil War
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    Garden District Tour

    New Orleans' Garden District epitomizes the city's colorful history and beauty, home to one of the best-preserved collections of Southern mansions in the United States. On this tour, you'll take an informative stroll through one of the oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods in the country. You'll learn about those who lived in this historic area and those who still do, while comparing the different architectural styles of its magnificent houses. The tour will finish at Lafayette Cemetery #1, where you'll uncover the amazing science behind New Orleans' above-ground tombs! Embark on a day of history and sights you'll never forget!
    Garden District Tour

    2727 Prytania St, New Orleans

    • Take a walking tour through one of the oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods in the country
    • Witness the ethereal beauty of New Orleans' Garden District
    • Learn about those who lived in this historic area and those who still do
    • Visit Lafayette Cemetery #1 to discover the science of above-ground tombs in New Orleans
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    Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure (New Orleans)

    Looking for a way to turn New Orleans into a giant game? Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the amazing race with a sightseeing tour of all the best that New Orleans has to offer. Guided from any smartphone, you'll make your way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Answer questions to uncover the next, secret location. You'll learn about New Orleans landmarks like the French Market, Spanish Plaza, the Cafe du Monde and more. Your game will give you an entirely new perspective on the city as you weave through its fabled streets and solve the riddles!
    Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure (New Orleans)

    Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans

    • Compete in a fun, interactive scavenger hunt around New Orleans guided by your smartphone
    • Answer questions and complete challenges to guide you to your next location on the tour
    • Adventure by famous Big Easy landmarks such as Jackson Square and Bourbon Street
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    Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour

    Go beyond New Orleans to tour two grand Louisiana plantations on the banks of the Mississippi River. Watch guides in period costume bring to life the history of Oak Alley Plantation, named after a double row of live oaks planted nearly 300 years ago. Then tour the Creole Laura Plantation with its sweeping sugarcane fields and historically significant slave quarters. Admire several other plantations on the Great River Road from afar, and learn their unique stories. On your ride out to Oak Alley Plantation, you will see and hear all about Whitney, Josephine, and Evergreen Plantations. Your guided tour of Oak Alley Plantation will allow you time to admire this jewel of Greek Revival architecture. The quarter-mile canopy of giant live oak trees, believed to be nearly 300 years old, forms an impressive avenue leading to the classic Greek-revival style antebellum home. Next visit Laura, a Creole Plantation and her historic slave quarters surrounded by sugar cane fields. The guided tour transports you with dramatic detail into the charmed yet tragic lives of four generations of Creole owners and their slaves.
    Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour

    Downtown, New Orleans

    • Journey back in time to the Antebellum South with a small-group tour of two separate plantations
    • Visit Oak Alley Plantation, which has been called the "Grande Dame of the Great River Road"
    • Tour Laura Plantation, a historic sugar plantation built in 1805, with an experience that will feel very personal
    • Hear stories in dramatic detail of the lives of four generations of Creole owners and their slaves
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    Oak Alley Plantation + Swamp Tour (Airboat)

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    You're not gonna get to know the swamps of N'Awleans any better than this locally-owned family-run business that's been doing their thing since '89! Your first stop will be the Oak Alley Plantation -- which looks just like the movie, "Gone With the Wind." There you'll enter the harrowing history of slavery, viewing the quarters where humans were once entrapped into labor, and hearing stories of all aspects of the plantation life. You'll also hear other facts about the previous owners of The Plantation and the restoration the place has endured. The very last owners were Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Stewart, and though Mr. Stewart died years before his wife, Mrs. Stewart created a non-profit organization to keep their gift open to the public for years to come. But you're not getting away from this one without a trip through the Bayou! Next up is the swamp -- Take this tour to get to know the lay of the land. Your guide will be a local captain who has lived the Cajun Life, living in harmony with the ecosystem on a daily basis, so you're in good hands!
    Oak Alley Plantation + Swamp Tour (Airboat)

    9706 Barataria Blvd, Marrero

    • Explore New Orleans and the surrounding swamps via tour boat with a local guide
    • Visit the Oak Alley Plantation, one of the most magnificent plantation tours due to its 28 huge Oak Trees leading from the front steps to the River Road
    • Catch some crocodiles as you gaze over the bayou from the safety of the airboat
    • Get to know the swamps like a local with a local captain from a locally-owned family business that started in '89!
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    The Historic French Quarter Tour

    Looking to get lost in the magic of The Vieux Carre, but not, you know, really lost? Leave your guidebook behind and bring only your sense of wonder during this 2-hour exploration of the crown jewel of New Orleans! The French Quarter is rife with old world charm, as you'll quickly find out for yourself. You'll travel alongside a friendly local and experienced storyteller, getting an inside look at the city's culture and history. As you walk, you'll visit popular sites such as the United State's oldest cathedral and opera house. You'll learn about pirates and profiteers, voodoo magic, the city's Creole roots, and the preservation efforts that have gone into keeping the city's history alive. What you say?
    The Historic French Quarter Tour

    Jackson Square, New Orleans

    • Explore the French Quarter during a 2-hour walking tour
    • Learn about the Quarter's culture and history from a local guide
    • Visit popular landmarks and hidden treasures alike
    • Soak in the beauty of one of the nation's favorite neighborhoods
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    Ghosts Walking Tour

    "Take 100 of the most enthusiastic ghost hunters and ask them to name America's Most Haunted City. Most will spring to their feet yelling, 'New Orleans!'" - Richard Winer (a paranormal investigator you probably haven't heard of, but he's right!) This city's darkness and way of death are central to her mysterious character. Brave the spirit of the night on this ghost tour and uncover secrets tucked in the corners of the haunted and historic French Quarter. You'll never forget this tour of history and horror. Allow your trusty guide to walk you through the old streets of New Orleans and let you in on some of the spookiest tales you've ever heard. Well, stir up the courage! You haven't done New Orleans justice until she's given you goosebumps.
    Ghosts Walking Tour

    601 Royal St, New Orleans

    • Experience a spine-chilling night walk into the haunted French Quarter
    • Learn about the city's tragic history that has left ghosts and spirits walking among the living
    • Discover sites you never would've known are haunted today
    • Get goosebumps as your storyteller guide reveals to you tales of Merciless Disease, Above Ground Burials, The Horrors of Slavery, and more!
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