Tired of walking back and forth on Bourbon Street? The French Quarter isn’t the only party in town, as you'll find out during this 2-hour tour of The Garden District!
You'll travel the streets of this spectacular neighborhood on the heels of a local guide, learning about its fascinating history while visiting antebellum mansions and lush gardens. During this tour you'll take a look at the city’s so-called “Golden Age,” when the cotton industry was booming -- as were the tensions that pitted Catholic Creoles against Anglo-American Protestants during the 19th century.
You'll also learn about the impact of the Civil War on the city, and visit the historic Lafayette Cemetery #1, where you'll investigate past burial customs.
Plus, get tidbits on local celebrities, visit Magazine Street and the Irish Channel, and learn about the preservation efforts designed to keep The Garden District’s historic architecture and parks viable!
Note: Tour must meet a minimum of 3 people to run. Exact meeting location provided upon confirmation of booking.
What to expect
- Explore The Garden District during a 2-hour walking tour
- Learn about the neighborhood's culture and history from a local guide
- Visit 19th century mansions and gardens, and other popular attractions
- Immerse yourself in the startling beauty and vibrant culture of New Orleans
About this Activity
|Price||$25.00 per guest|
|Duration / Session||2 hours|
Tours run rain or shine and are non-refundable. If tour is cancelled due to minimum (3 persons) not being met or extreme weather, you will be given the option to reschedule or receive a refund.