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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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    Sinister Criminal Intentions

    Not a fan of ghost stories? Think the supernatural is all conjured up nonsense? Seems like you’re in the market for the real deal. And that’s exactly what you’re get on this criminal tour of New Orleans. Learn all about the city’s sinister beginnings, that led to some ser
    Sinister Criminal Intentions

    400 Royal St, New Orleans

    • Experience some of the seriously sinister history of NOLA
    • Hear some stories about the dark side of humanity
    • Walk to the French Quarter where cries still ring out
    • Learn about the French settlers who left prison to come to Louisiana
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    St. Louis Cemetery #1 Traditions Tour

    Boo! Did we scare you? Good, then you are ready to embark on the St. Louis cemetery tour. This 90 minute tour will take you through the tombs of history, as you learn about the various residents of this burial ground. Your experienced tour guide will answer all your questions, while also providing interesting commentary about all that you see. This cemetery is closed to the public, but you’ll get exclusive access on this walk through New Orleans history. Don’t worry, though, everyone above ground makes it out of the tour alive!
    St. Louis Cemetery #1 Traditions Tour

    600 Rampart St, New Orleans

    • Step into over two hundred years of history
    • See the tombs of previously infamous New Orleans residents
    • Learn about burial customs, and spooky traditions
    • Experience New Orleans through the eyes of the city’s ancestors
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    NOLA Original Cocktail Walking Tour

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    Let the good times roll as you discover the Big Easy's vibrant drinking culture on the original cocktail walking tour of New Orleans. Explore the French Quarter's famous bars and restaurants as you sip the city's iconic libations, including the Sazerac and Pimm's Cup. On the 2.5-hour tour, learn the classic stories behind these unique concoctions as you wander through the colonial architecture of one of New Orleans' oldest neighborhoods, drinking in history and culture as you go. Embark on your exploration of New Orleans' cocktail culture from the Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office, right on the Mississippi River in the city's French Quarter. Your group of like-minded revelers will travel the neighborhood's historic streets, ducking in and out of watering holes and restaurants in buildings that still stand as beautiful examples of French and Spanish Colonial Architecture. While it's easy to get lost in the history of your surroundings, the real stars of the tour are the cocktails. Listen in as your guides reveal the stories behind each inventive libation and the characters that brought them to life. Learn the origins of Southern Comfort, a liqueur invented in New Orleans in 1874, and the even older story of the Sazerac, which dates back to 1850. Sample any of your favorites by purchasing a glass. You'll also get an inside peek into the city's oldest restaurant and its wine cellar and private dining rooms, where some of New Orleans' most important wheelings and dealings took place. Drink in the spirit of New Orleans by enjoying this 2.5-hour tour at the beginning of your visit to the Big Easy to pinpoint the stops you must revisit, or use it as an unexpected way to bid adieu to a city that's as rich in stories as it is in drinks to share them over. It's history with a twist!
    NOLA Original Cocktail Walking Tour

    400 Toulouse St, New Orleans

    • Discover the Big Easy's vibrant drinking culture with a cocktail walking tour
    • Explore the French Quarter's famous bars and most iconic restaurants
    • Learn the classic stories behind unique concoctions as you literally drink in the history
    • Wander through the colonial architecture of one of New Orleans' oldest neighborhoods
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    Voodoo Tour

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    Shrouded in mystery and secrecy -- and often misrepresented by popular culture and Hollywood depictions - Voodoo has long held reign in New Orleans legends, folklore, and history. The spirituality was hidden among the slaves of the 1700s, popularized and commercialized by the famous Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau in the 19th century, and still functions as an alternative religion in the modern day city. Covering topics like colonial slavery and the Haitian Rebellions, this tour will introduce you to the Congo Square and the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum. Learn about Voodoo holidays, icons, and depictions in New Orleans and popular culture. You'll end with a stop inside one of the modern day Voodoo temples and a chance to pick up some New Orleans "gris-gris" to take home!
    Voodoo Tour

    806 N Rampart St, New Orleans

    • Tour the Voodoo hotspots of New Orleans on this mysterious tour
    • Visit iconic sites and museums, and learn about the history, development, and long term effects of Voodoo on New Orleans
    • Take home your own gris-gris talisman and stop inside one of the modern day Voodoo temples
    • Explore one of the most unique parts of New Orleans
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    New Orleans Ghost Tour

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    Port cities see their share of humanity come and go, and New Orleans is no different. The spirits of the city's past inhabitants are just "dying" to be discovered on this extraordinary tour. You'll hear accounts of love-lured specters, tormented souls of war, vile traitors, and the sorrowful woes of the repentant dead as you visit haunted sites like Pirate Alley and Hotel Montelone, and learn the tales of those affected by Yellow Fever and true modern crimes. You'll even visit the filming locations for American Horror Story: Coven. Learn the Creole history of the Big Easy in the creepiest and scariest manner possible!
    New Orleans Ghost Tour

    Decatur St & Ursulines Ave, New Orleans

    • Tour the haunted sites of New Orleans' famous spirits
    • Hear the lurid tales as you visit sites like Pirate Alley and Hotel Montelone
    • Walk in the footsteps of tragic lovers, terrible traitors, victims of fate
    • Get an inside look at New Orleans' most storied districts
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    Ghost Adventure

    If you're the type of person who cowers and throws the blanket over their head during the scary movies, then this tour might not be for you. Or at least make sure to bring along a friend, so you can jump into their arms if need be. This tour offers you the opportunity to investigate and explore one of the oldest neighborhoods in the United States, alongside a paranormal investigator and licensed tour guide who lives and works in New Orleans. It is common for guests to experience cold spots and see apparitions, and some have actually photographed orbs and apparitions. New Orleans has a very rich history, filled with countless unsolved mysteries including both documented unsolved murders and suicides. It also has powerful paranormal activity. During this investigative tour an EMF Meter AKA Paranormal Detector will be available for guest use. Also, not that it's likely that you'll have to flee, but it wouldn't hurt to wear running shoes, right? Just in case.
    Ghost Adventure

    615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans

    • Explore one of the oldest and most haunted neighborhoods in the US
    • Investigate the spooky activity of the area with a local, licensed tour guide
    • Learn about NOLA's rich history, with a focus on unsolved mysteries and murders
    • Try out the EMF Meter (AKA Paranormal Detector) to see if you catch any strange signs
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    Garden District Walking Tour

    Admire the posh homes of New Orleans' Garden District on this morning walking tour. Observe impressive examples of Greek Revival and Italianate architecture including mansions belonging to Anne Rice, Sandra Bullock and John Goodman. See where Confederate leader Jefferson Davis died, witness the above-ground burial ground at Lafayette Cemetery, and learn about the history of the Garden District from your guide. Your tour includes roundtrip transportation from the French Quarter and refreshments at Magazine PoBoy Shop. Your tour begins in the French Quarter, where you'll board a comfortable, air-conditioned coach and travel to the quieter and more genteel Garden District. This elegant historical area, known for its marvelous examples of Greek Revival and Italianate architecture and lovely gardens, was once the site of a number of plantations. Learn from your guide how in the 19th century it was sold off piece by piece primarily to wealthy Americans who built the lavish mansions that still dominate this district.  See mansions belonging to local author Anne Rice, actress Sandra Bullock, actor John Goodman, and former New Orleans Saints' quarterback -- and father of Peyton and Eli -- Archie Manning. Stop for an exclusive tour of a stately Garden District home built around the end of the American Civil War in 1865. Admire an unusual cast-iron fence resembling a row of cornstalks and learn the legend of how a southern colonel had it made in the mid-1800s to comfort his homesick Iowan wife. You'll also see where Confederate leader Jefferson died at age 81 and stop to walk around Lafayette Cemetery, one of New Orleans' many above-ground cemeteries. Hear about how the high water table and frequent flooding in the city helped drive the creation of these 'cities of the dead' as you capture photos of the elaborate tombs and statuary. Enjoy light refreshments at Magazine PoBoy Shop before heading back to the French Quarter by coach at the end of your 2.5-hour Garden District tour.
    Garden District Walking Tour

    French Quarter, New Orleans

    • Admire the posh homes of New Orleans' Garden District on a morning walking tour
    • Observe impressive examples of Greek Revival and Italianate architecture
    • See where Confederate leader Jefferson Davis died and witness the above-ground burial place at Lafayette Cemetery
    • Enjoy round trip transportation and complimentary refreshments at the Magazine PoBoy Shop
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    Treme' Walking Tour

    This tour is gonna be ex-Treme'! Okay, it's a walking tour, so that might be an exaggeration. But it will be fun and interesting! (Also, just so you know, it's pronounced Tre-May.) Treme', the oldest African-American neighborhood in the United States, sits adjacent to the French Quarter and is steeped in vibrant music and culture. Come explore this iconic gem and revel in New Orleans jazz history with its roots in Congo square and Storyville, the birthplace of jazz greats as Alphonse Picou and Trombone Shorty. Treme' was originally settled by Free People of Color, often referred to as Creoles, whose unique experience helped shape the Civil Rights Movement. It is the hallmark of African-American history not to be missed. Today, Treme' is home to artists, musicians, and craftsmen and is a living, breathing, joyful piece of New Orleans history. So, we were wrong. It won't be ex-Treme', but it will be Treme'zing!
    Treme' Walking Tour

    718 N Rampart St, New Orleans

    • Explore Treme', a historic New Orleans neighborhood filled with vibrant culture and music
    • Visit Congo Square and Storyville to learn about NOLA's jazz history
    • Discover the role of the Creoles in the Civil Rights Movement
    • Enjoy an exciting area of history that is still full of life today
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    Lewd Spirits Tour

    Ever wanted to get a buzz on while hearing about some historic and freakly New Orleans ghosts? Well now's your chance! On this tour, you will frequent many haunting bars with brakes only to tell ghost stories, and tour the city’s various mysterious and supernatural spots.Your experienced guide will tell you many interesting stories that you’ll be dying to share with your friends at home. By the end of this trip you’ll know of all the best ghost bars in town, as well as of all the best ghosts. Hopefully no spooky spirits follow you home!
    Lewd Spirits Tour

    520 Toulouse St, New Orleans

    • Grab a spooky drink and set foot to see some hauntings
    • Hear stories of NOLA citizens who may have left, but were not forgotten
    • Learn some seriously haunting New Orleans history
    • Develop an appreciation for the spooky and supernatural
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