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    Cocktail History Tour

    Let Dr. Gumbo be your guide as your stroll through the French Quarter and taste some of the best cocktails in New Orleans. Learn all about the bar history of the city as you visit classic hangouts such as SoBou, the Bourbon O Bar, and Tujague's. You'll sip on Sazerac, French 75, Vieux Carré and more as you hear all about the fascinating history of cocktails and culture in the Crescent City. Your last stop will take you to one of the oldest and tastiest restaurants in the area (just in case you need a little food to soak up the fun). With 4 different stops and plenty of interesting stories to hear while you drink, you're bound to be satisfied by this spirited tour (bad puns not included).
    Cocktail History Tour

    329 Decatur St, New Orleans

    • Sample classic cocktails of New Orleans as you tour the French Quarter
    • Sip on favorites such as Sazerac and French 75
    • Learn where the Grasshopper was invented
    • See a side of Crescent City's bar scene beyond Bourbon Street
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    French Quarter History Tour

    Looking for a great way to get to know all about the culture and history of New Orleans? Mosey down to Musical Legends Park and meet your guide for this exciting walking tour. First you will stroll to the banks of the Mississippi River where you will learn how levee construction transformed the swamp into fertile farmland. You'll then walk through the French Market, the oldest open-air market in the US before reaching the Mississippi River valley's oldest building, the Ursuline Convent. Next you'll head to Jackson Square, the heart of the French Quarter, to see important sites including the Cabildo, the Presbytere, and the Pontalba buildings. You will get to go inside St Louis Cathedral and see where the Great New Orleans Fire of 1788 started. Next, you'll step into a lush Creole courtyard and learn about the complexities of Creole society and slavery in South Louisiana. You'll enter William Faulkner's home before you stop at Pirate's Alley, where your guide recounts local legends about prison escapes and dueling.
    French Quarter History Tour

    311 Bourbon St, New Orleans

    • Delve into the history of the French Quarter on a 2-hour walking tour with a knowledgeable guide
    • Explore the the Mississippi River, French Market, St Louis Cathedral, the Cabildo, the Presbytere, Jackson Square, and more
    • Visit historic buildings and secluded courtyards, see famous literary and silver screen locations, and learn about Creole culture
    • Learn tons of fun history and the legends that helped shaped the Big Easy
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    Haunted French Quarter Tour

    New Orleans comes alive with scary stories of hauntings and ghosts in this spooky walking tour. Did you know that the city has its own Phantom of the Orleans Hotel? You need to be prepared for visits from the Spirits of the Mississippi River and other ghosts with tales of horror and dread mixed with historical facts. You'll learn about native specters like the Witch of the French Opera, the Ghost of the Quadroon Mistress, the spectre of General P.G.T Beauregard and Pere Dagobert of St.Louis Cathedral. Visit haunted landmarks like the Lalaurie Mansion. You be spooked out of your skivvies!
    Haunted French Quarter Tour

    622 Pirates Alley, New Orleans

    • Explore the dark and mysterious on this haunted tour of the French Quarter
    • Listen to the stories of the past residents who still haunt the area like the Witch of the French Opera
    • Go inside some of the most haunted homes in New Orleans
    • Bring your courage to learn more about ghosts
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    French Quarter True Crime Walking Tour

    Explore the dark underbelly of the city in a tour that is by turns unsettling, thrilling, and, often, disturbingly amusing! Cold-hearted slayings by assassins, murderous crimes of passion and betrayal, a never-apprehended serial killer: all these play a role in New Orleans' rich history. Hear the colorful characters of the French Quarter come to life once more through the stories of their most infamous exploits and best-kept secrets. This exciting French Quarter walking tour is a great opportunity to hear New Orleans crime history from the locals! It would be a crime to pass up on this killer tour!
    French Quarter True Crime Walking Tour

    Voodoo Lounge, 718 N Rampart St, New Orleans

    • Discover the dark and sordid underbelly of New Orleans' history
    • Learn about murders, crimes of passion, a serial killer, and more
    • Watch the colorful character of the French Quarter come to life
    • Hear the Big Easy's crime history from the locals
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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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    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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    Oak Alley Plantation Tour

    Feel the gentle breeze of southern hospitality on a tour that takes you back to a time of mint juleps, gracious living and the glory of the Old South. Oak Alley is your destination on this 4.5 hour tour, that takes you into the stunning plantation home, built over 165 years ago. Listen to fascinating and amusing stories of the home and its history, presented by your professional guide. Experience a bygone era in one of the South's most beautiful settings - Oak Alley Plantation, built in 1839. Marvel at the unbelievable quarter-mile long alley of 28 magnificent Oak trees, each over 250 years old. Perhaps the most photographed plantation ever, Oak Alley has been the setting for such motion pictures as "Interview with a Vampire", "Primary Colors" and the wedding of Bo and Hope from the daytime soap opera, "Days of our Lives". Your guided Oak Valley Plantation tour will reveal the fascinating stories of the home and its history. View the Majestic Cypress Trees in Louisiana's swamps bordering the Mississippi River. You can purchase a snack, salad or sandwich in the Cafe and Ice Cream Parlor to enjoy at the picnic tables or aboard the coach (not included in price). Feel the gentle breeze of Southern hospitality on a tour that takes you back to the glory of the Old South!
    Oak Alley Plantation Tour

    French Quarter, New Orleans

    • Feel the gentle breeze of southern hospitality on a tour that takes you back to the Old South
    • Enter Oak Alley, a stunning plantation home built over 165 years ago
    • Listen to fascinating and amusing stories of the home and its history from your professional guide.
    • Experience a bygone era in one of the South's most beautiful settings
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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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