141 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130
Dig intoﺁ the musical history of New Orleans with this 2-hour music and heritage tour. Listen to songs and the stories behind them as you learnﺁ more about the immortals of blues, jazz, gospel, and rock n'roll that have been a part of this city. Hear about Louis Armstrong, James Booker, Fatsﺁ Domino, The Meters, Allen Toussaint, Professor Longhair, Buddy Bolden, Mahalia Jackson, and many others who are part of 300 years of musical heritage.
Take your time enjoying the Oak Alley tour and exploring the Big House, grounds, slave cabins, exhibits, and cafﺃﺏ. Tour leaves from the Doubletree Hotel in the French Quarter. Please allow 30 minutes for pick-up. Tour is approximately 8 hours long (drive included). Daily pickup starting at 9:30AM. Dress for the weather! We recommend cool, comfortable clothing. Be sure to pack a bottle of water and your sunscreen.
The Ultimate Swamp Tour Experience is just that ± we have the best swamp tour in New Orleans! Join the citys oldest tour company and catch a ride out of the concrete jungle and venture into the swamps and bayous once inhabited by legendary pirate and War of 1812 hero Jean Lafitte. Look no further and book now for the highlight of your trip to the Big Easy!
This restored French Quarter home built in 1831, includes a Federalist architectural faﺃade, original operating open-hearth kitchen, urban slave quarters, and expansive courtyard. The Urban Enslavement Tour at Hermann-Grima House, looks at the experiences of those who were enslaved in an urban setting, how that differed from those enslaved in rural settings, and how the contributions of people of African descent have shaped New Orleans. Condﺃﺏ Nast Traveler voted it one of the best tours in New Orleans and the only tour listed from a museum. We believe that nothing tells a story like a home. In addition, the propertys 19th-century carriage house is home to the The Exchange Shop, originally founded in the 1881 by The Womans Exchange and one of the oldest women-led non-profits in the South.
Come visit with us down the historical River Road and see how sugar changed the world,where Cane stalks still grow around the Oak Alley Plantation as they do on nearly every speck of fertile ground as far as the eye can see a lush green testament to the unquenchable taste for the plants sweet juice.
Delve into the history of the French Quarter on a 2-hour walking tour with a knowledgeable guide who shares the legends and landmarks of this fascinating city. At a relaxed pace, take in 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. Your entertaining guide provides a deep understanding of the forces that shaped the Big Easy.