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    French Quarter History Tour

    The French Quarter is simply too historic to explore without a knowledgeable tour guide by your side. On this walking tour, you'll get a chance to feel the amazing history of New Orleans, from its quirky street names to its colorful antique buildings. You'll get to see relics most tourists miss and hear stories about this area's complex past. Your guide will let you in on the best restaurants, music venues, and bars on site that you can visit afterwards!
    French Quarter History Tour

    Decatur St, New Orleans,

    • Take a walking tour through the streets of the historic French Quarter
    • Witness and hear stories about the amazing history of New Orleans
    • Bring a notebook to jot down restaurants, music venues, and bars you'll want to visit
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    French Quarter History & Cocktail Tour

    This walking tour will totally spoil you for life. Not only will you learn the captivating stories behind the historic French Quarter, but also will you get to try a variety of New Orleans speciality cocktails along the way. Your trusty tour guides will tell you all about the early French colonists who lost everything in two fires and how pirates played an important role in New Orleans' early history (among other things). You'll be chugging a Pimm's cup when your guides reveal to you the plot to rescue Napoleon from exile. You'll be sipping an Absinthe cocktail while learning about its "green fairy" wings. You'll even get to taste what many consider the world's first cocktail ever! P.S. This is not a drunken pub crawl, but rather a true New Orleans history and cocktail experience!
    French Quarter History & Cocktail Tour

    Decatur St, New Orleans,

    • Hear the stories that shaped the French Quarter while trying different New Orleans cocktails
    • Take an unforgettable walking tour around this historic area
    • Discover how the American Cocktail was invented and named
    • Join your storyteller guides on this one-of-a-kind adventure
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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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    19 positive reviews
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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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    12 positive reviews
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    Ghost and Vampire Haunted Walking Tour

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    What vacation is complete without a little disease and disaster? And maybe some vampires for good measure? This New Orleans tour will help you get your fill on all things mayhem, as you learn about some of the French Quarter's many haunted tails and unsolved mysteries. You'll be participating in a walking tour led by local who know's all of the Quarter's darkest secrets. Uncover the mystery of Madame LaLaurie and the check out the LaLaurie Mansion, hear urban legends about ghosts and vampires known to prowl the streets, and find out the true nature of the magic that holds this famed city in its grasp. Oh, and throw in a few unsolved murders and tragic suicides for good measure. Just because.
    Ghost and Vampire Haunted Walking Tour

    718 N Rampart St, New Orleans

    • Embark on a storytelling tour of New Orleans featuring some of its most harrowing urban legends
    • Tour the French Quarter with a knowledgeable guide who will introduce you to its expansive culture
    • Check out some of the neighborhood's mythical haunts, including the LaLaurie Mansion
    • Enjoy the thrill of being seriously frightened as you let your imagination run wild
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    9 positive reviews
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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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    1 positive reviews
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    Scandalous Cocktail Hour Tour

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    The bar scene in New Orleans will not disappoint you. On this tour, you will learn more about the scandalous past of the city while enjoying delicious cocktails. From stories about organized crime to absinthe addictions, you will not want to miss these historic facts. Learn about Storyville, the Tango Belt, the Axeman of New Orleans' jazz obsession and more. Get the chance to check out and drink at historic bars like Pat O'Brien's, the Carousel Bar and the Jean Lafitte Blacksmith Shop. You will find new drinks to add to your wish list and a few new stories to entertain your friends.
    Scandalous Cocktail Hour Tour

    Place de Henriette Delille, New Orleans

    • Enjoy a fun cocktail tour of New Orleans for adults only
    • Visit some of the best historic bars in town like Pat O' Brien's and the Carousel Bar
    • Enjoy delicious drinks made by experts
    • Discover your new favorite watering hole
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    Walking Tour of Treme, The Cultural Heartbeat of New Orleans

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    Who can say 'no' to the most important laundromat in Rock and Roll history? This Treme tour features that and more, all seen through the eyes of a local with firsthand knowledge of the neighborhood's culture and history. Treme was originally settled by Creoles, and today is not only know as the oldest African-American neighborhood in the United States, but as a hotbed of artistic innovation. This area gave birth to some of the greatest icons of jazz, including Alphonse Picou and Trombone Shorty, and features numerous widely applauded contemporary artists and craftsmen. Check out some of the area's notable architecture near Congo Square and Storyville, and take a trip to Tomb of the Unknown Slave to learn about the history of slavery the state. And then there's that laundromat.
    Walking Tour of Treme, The Cultural Heartbeat of New Orleans

    718 N Rampart St, New Orleans

    • Walk New Orleans' Treme and learn about the neighborhood's African-American culture
    • Explore music history in one of the nation's foremost Jazz hubs, and discover local art
    • Experience the sights, sounds and smells while touring Congo Square and Storyville
    • Enjoy getting to know one of the most city's most inspirational and joyful areas
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    9 positive reviews
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    Voodoo, Mystery & Paranormal Tour

    How much do you know about voodoo? If your answer is "just the Hendrix album," then that's a props to you, but you still have a lot to learn. This 2 hour walking tour takes you on an exploration of New Orleans Voodoo. Learn about the witches living and practicing their craft in the French Quarter, and the Pirates who helped found New Orleans and hid their treasures in the surrounding area. Guests will visit locations where paranormal activity, like documented ghost and vampire sightings, have been a common occurrence for centuries. The tour guide will give the background on the ghosts and vampires who are still roaming around the old, uneven, and haunted streets New Orleans. During this tour you'll visit homes that belonged to a few of the vampires during the 1800's in one of the oldest neighborhoods in the United States! The French Quarter has taken on a mystical quality that will take your breath away -- and maybe your blood!
    Voodoo, Mystery & Paranormal Tour

    St. Anthony's Garden, New Orleans

    • Learn about New Orleans' strange voodoo and paranormal history
    • Hear stories of ongoing witchcraft and pirates' hidden treasure
    • Enjoy a hair-raising look into some of the French Quarter's mysterious locations
    • Try out the EMF Meter (AKA Paranormal Detector) to see if you catch any strange signs
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    St. Louis #1 Cemetery Tour

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    St. Louis #1, also known as "The City of the Dead," is just blocks away from the French Quarter, whose raucous streets are filled with life all hours of the day. Made famous worldwide in the 1969 movie Easy Rider, it is the oldest active cemetery in New Orleans -- founded in the late 18th century. The cemetery contains a labyrinth of tombs, unique to most in the U.S., which hold the remains of some of the city's important historical figures, including, as legend would have it, Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau. You'll visit The Musicians Tomb, the iconic "Oven" Wall Vaults, the Italian Mutual Benevolent Society Tomb from Easy Rider, and see the final resting places of Homer Plessy, Mayor Dutch Morial, and the Musson Family. You will also learn about jazz funerals and the Civil Rights Movement in New Orleans. Get ready to be wowed by the resting places of New Orleans' dead and living, and uncover a unique side of Creole Culture.
    St. Louis #1 Cemetery Tour

    400 Dauphine St, New Orleans

    • Tour the beautiful grounds of New Orleans' most beautiful and famous cemetery
    • Visit the final resting places of celebrities, local legends, and cultural icons
    • Explore a labyrinth of of tombs, which holds the remains of historical figures
    • Get a unique inside look at New Orleans' history
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    4 positive reviews

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