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    Roots to Rock Walking Tour

    Searching for a New Orleans tour that marches to a different beat? Then this exploration of the city's jazz, funk, and rock roots ought to be music to your ears! You'll travel through the city's historic and rich cultural center, the French Quarter, where some of the best music venues in the country can be found. As you walk, a local guide and storyteller will mesmerize you with anecdotes about New Orlean's place in the history of the record industry, and even play a few samples to help shape the experience. Highlights include Congo Square, Louis Armstrong Park, Preservation Hall, J&M Studios, and some of the likewise special locales that have been touched by music history. This is a New Orleans experience that's worth singing about!
    Roots to Rock Walking Tour

    518 Conti St, New Orleans

    • Explore the French Quarter through the lens of its musical heritage
    • Learn about the jazz, funk, and rock legends that have called New Orleans home
    • Visit the venues such as the legendary J&M Studios and Preservation Hall
    • Listen to music samples designed to help inform and strengthen the tour
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    Food and History Tour

    Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we eat leftovers from the fridge! This New Orleans food tour has every culinary taste covered. With a history-savvy guide leading the way, you'll walk from classic Creole restaurants and neighborhood sandwich shops to hot sauce bars and artisanal candy stores. Visit up to seven locations to sample diverse foods representing the breadth of Louisiana's culinary heritage, including dishes like seafood gumbo, Creole brisket, po-boys and pralines. Learn about the historical origins of each cuisine and, when possible, hear the chefs discuss their influences. Better eat up before you have to scrounge around your fridge again!
    Food and History Tour

    310 Chartres St, New Orleans

    • Get a taste for NOLA the best way you possibly can -- through it's food!
    • Follow your history-savvy guide to sample the diverse food of Louisiana's culinary heritage
    • Try dishes like seafood gumbo, Creole brisket, po-boys, and much more
    • Enjoy a day of eating and walking, getting to know NOLA's history along the way
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    Architectural and Sightseeing Tour

    Discover New Orleans' heritage and the beauty of its period homes during this guided tour! After pickup from your downtown or French Quarter hotel by air-conditioned van, your architectural tour begins in the French Quarter, where you'll learn about the history and design styles of the old Creole city of New Orleans. Ride along the city's stately streets, passing jewels of architectural styles in the French Quarter, Bayou St John and Garden District, and enjoy guided walking tours of St Louis Cemetery #3 and the Longue Vue House and Gardens -- a Classical Greek Revival mansion filled with artifacts spanning the breadth of its history. This small-group tour with a maximum of 13 people ensures a more personalized experience. After pickup from your downtown or French Quarter hotel by air-conditioned van, your architecture tour begins in the French Quarter, where you'll learn about the history and design styles of the old Creole city of New Orleans. See the Pontalba Buildings of Jackson Square, admire St Louis Cathedral and enjoy a view of the Mississippi River. Along Esplanade Avenue, you'll pass by the French Market, the old US Mint and some elegant mansions.

    Next, hop off your van and stretch your legs at the historic St Louis Cemetery #3. During a guided walking tour, see some of its many societal tombs, such as the Hellenic Orthodox community and the Dante Lodge of Masons, which represent the varied backgrounds of New Orleans' former residents.

    Back on your van, travel along peaceful Bayou St John, where you'll see houses from the late 1700s. Stop for refreshments and rest rooms after a drive through City Park, home to the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and centuries-old live oaks.

    Make your way along Lake Pontchartrain's shores, where you'll learn about the levee system and see one of the longest causeway bridges in the world, and then arrive at your final stop - the Longue Vue House and Gardens. Peer through the window of time during a guided tour that reveals 20 rooms of antiques, specialty collections and art -- all nestled amid 8 acres (3 hectares) of regal gardens.

    On the drive back to your hotel, you'll pass through Uptown and along St Charles Avenue, where the grand colonial mansions of the Garden District are some of the most beautiful in all the South.
    Architectural and Sightseeing Tour

    Downtown, New Orleans

    • Explore the heritage and beauty of New Orleans' period homes during this guided tour
    • Learn about the history and design styles of the old Creole city from your local guide
    • Pass by the jewels of neighborhoods like the French Quarter, Bayou St. John, and Garden District
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    Cemetery and Voodoo Walking Tour

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    Follow the ghosts of the numerous characters of New Orleans' mysterious past! Tour one of the city's most haunted cemeteries, St Louis Cemetery No. 1 and visit the tomb of the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, Marie Laveau. Your guide will explain the unique above-ground burial custom and will give you an in-depth overview of the fascinating evolution of voodoo. Haunting adventures await you during this cemetery and voodoo walking tour through New Orleans. Follow your guide through St Louis Cemetery No. 1, the oldest and most famous of the three St Louis cemeteries. You may recall it as the site from the classic movie Easy Rider or perhaps by its most notorious 'resident' Marie Laveau, the late Voodoo Queen of New Orleans.

    Your professional guide will recount the background of both the famous and infamous people who are buried there. You can make a wish or, if you dare, cast a spell at the tomb of Marie Laveau. Hear spooky stories of how this voodoo master was able to be in two places at once. You'll also learn about New Orleans' unique above-ground burial custom and hear various society tombs--grand mausoleums built to entomb and commemorate members of professional, benevolent, and ethnic organizations. These macabre monuments include the Italian Mutual Benevolent Society tomb which provided the eerie backdrop for Easy Rider.

    Throughout your tour, you'll get an in-depth view at the evolution of voodoo -- the practice of witchcraft with an African religious heritage. Often dismissed as a cult or superstition, plenty of New Orleans residents believe in its powers. Voodoo rites and traditions are still observed. Small shops sell tools of the trade with herbs, oils, powders, candles and more recognizable items such as voodoo dolls and gris-gris--voodoo amulets. By the end of your tour, you'll understand the meaning of the gris-gris as well as take home some voodoo charms of your own with the mysterious objects found in your souvenir bag!
    Cemetery and Voodoo Walking Tour

    400 Toulouse St,, New Orleans

    • Embark on a voodoo tour of New Orleans and follow the ghosts of the iconic city's mysterious past
    • Tour one of the city's most haunted cemeteries and visit the tomb of the Voodoo Queen
    • Get an in-depth overview of the fascinating evolution of voodoo from your expert guide
    • Take home some voodoo charms of your own in your souvenir bag
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    Roots of Jazz Tour

    Think you couldn't possibly be any more jazzed about your trip to New Orleans? This 2-hour walking tour might have you singing a different tune! You'll explore the city's place of prominence in the history of jazz music, visiting sites in both the French Quarter and the Central Business District. You'll step back in time to the early 20th century when jazz music was on the rise, while stopping by some of the city's great jazz venues of the past and present. Included among the stops are the Roosevelt Hotel's renowned Sazerac Bar, where you'll take a mid-tour break, and the Little Gem Saloon, where the tour will complete. During your walk, a local guide and storyteller will enhance the experience with anecdotes of some of the jazz greats, including the iconic Louis Armstrong, who grew up on the 400 block of South Rampart. Jazz music and New Orleans. Goes together like peanut butter & jelly.
    Roots of Jazz Tour

    518 Conti St, New Orleans

    • Explore the city of New Orleans through the lens of its jazz music heritage
    • Visit historic venues and landmarks in both the French Quarter and Central Business District
    • Hear stories about the city's jazz legends, including Louis Armstrong
    • Enjoy a themed introduction of New Orleans that will enrich and inform
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    NOLA Love Stories Walking Tour

    Disney love stories have nothing on New Orleans! Come hear about the heart of New Orleans on this tour. Immerse yourself in the passions, the duels, and timeless devotions that created the dynasties and built the magnificent mansions of New Orleans on the Original Love Stories Walking Tour. Here, in this most romantic of Deep South cities, experience the blend of European and Caribbean culture as the tour takes you down streets and alleyways with French and Spanish names, and includes you in the fiery romances and mysteries of Creole heritage. Our experienced guides will draw you into the rich fabric of love, betrayal, that took place is the beautiful French Quarter. Disney's own New Orleans fairytale has got nothing on these romantic, true stories.
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    NOLA Love Stories Walking Tour

    St. Anthony's garden, Intersection of Royal St and Orleans Ave, New Orleans

    • Explore the local streets as you track down romance on a walking tour of the city
    • Walk in the moonlight that evokes memories of antebellum weddings and Octoroon Balls, horse-drawn carriage rides, and candlelit balconies
    • Join a local operator and visit locations where the following love stories took place
    • Wrap yourself into the rich fabric of love, betrayal, and triumph that was lived behind the laced windows of the historic French Quarter, right where it all took place
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    The Garden District Food Tour

    Eat your way around New Orleans' culinary hotspots on a 4-hour food tour, led by a food-loving local guide! Showcasing the much-loved eateries around St Charles Avenue and the Garden District, the tour includes at least four food stops plus trivia aplenty about the city's gastronomic heritage. Sample belt-busting staples such as a pork belly slider as well as seductively sweet candy and more; it's the perfect way to discover New Orleans institutions plus places that only locals seem to know. After meeting your guide in New Orleans' French Quarter, set off on your stroll around the city to learn about its culinary history while scouting out its top eateries. Founded by the French, the city holds the country's influence close to its heart, and French classics--albeit with a New Orleans twist--feature on its restaurant menus alongside the distinctive Creole and Cajun dishes of Louisiana.

    One of the city's burgeoning food hotspots is the area around St Charles Avenue and the upmarket Garden District. Head there on foot and start sampling dishes aplenty in the eateries that many city visitors miss. Dishes and venues may change on occasion, but your route always includes at least four food stops that collectively provide enough food for a meal.

    Visit the Avenue Pub, a real locals' favorite, to try the chef's surprise and a craft beer, and then continue to Pralines by Jean for a selection of traditional New Orleans candy and pralines. Peruse the wares at Fleurty Girl, a sell-everything-store where goods are made by local New Orleanians, and sample Irish-inspired fare at the lively Irish House pub.

    Treat your tastebuds to contemporary southern classics such as a pork belly slider in the traditional Tivoli and Lee restaurant. Then, head to Belloq, cocktail lounge and New Orleans institution, to watch their mixologists create a 19th-century-style punch. Finish your food tour on a high note with a glass of the fruity alcoholic brew, and then walk back to the French Quarter with your guide, where your tour finishes.
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    The Garden District Food Tour

    French Quarter, New Orleans

    • Eat your way around New Orleans's culinary hotspots on a fun and informative walking food tour
    • Listen as your food-loving local guide showcases the much-loved eateries around St Charles Avenue and the Garden District
    • Sample belt busting classics and answer trivia about the city's gastronomic heritage
    • Discover New Orleans's famous institutions plus places that only locals seem to know
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    French Quarter Food & History Tour

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    New Orleans just wouldn't be New Orleans without its complex and delicious food culture. From beignets to po' boys to jambalaya, the French Quarter is home to some of the best flavors that the city has to offer. Learn about the New Orleans' history through a culinary lens, as your guide weaves together the lore of what dishes make up the city's food identity and why, and shares personal anecdotes about famous chefs and restaurants. You'll wander past iconic landmarks like St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square as you make your way towards Cafe Beignet, your destination for lunch. There, you'll be able to taste and sample the delectable dishes you discussed on your walk. You can try gumbo made from local seafood, hot sauces, muffalettas, pralines, and red beans and rice. You're sure to understand New Orleans on a much deeper and much fuller level.
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    French Quarter Food & History Tour

    Decatur St & Ursulines Ave, New Orleans

    • Explore the New Orleans' spectrum of culinary offerings on an engaging walking tour
    • Walk past iconic sites in the French Quarter on your way to a tasting of a huge array of classic New Orleans dishes
    • Learn the difference between Creole and Cajun food
    • Get unique insight into New Orleans' history and culture
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