New Orleans in a Day: Garden District Tour, French Quarter, Haunted House, and Beignet Tasting

12 reviews

8 hrs

Max 20

Why take this tour?

Highlights

  • Tour the Elms Mansion and drink sweet tea in the shade of the largest magnolia tree in the South
  • Explore the back streets of the French Quarter and learn the unique history of the original creole melting pot
  • See St. Charles Ave from the window of a New Orleans streetcar
  • Visit the seance room in one of New Orleans’ most haunted buildings
  • Enjoy a beignet from the world-famous Cafe du Monde
  • Stroll through the Garden District, home to some of the finest southern mansions in America
  • Enter a traditional gas lamp workshop to see how these emblems of New Orleans are made
  • Taste delicious praline fresh from the pot
  • Tour Jackson Square and visit the Presbytere building to see exhibits on Hurricane Katrina and Mardi Gras
  • Sites Visited
  • Elms Mansion (Or Columns Hotel on weekends)
  • French Quarter
  • Bourbon Street
  • Praline Factory
  • French Market
  • Cafe du Monde
  • Historic Streetcar
  • Tango Alley
  • Exchange Place
  • Pirate Alley
  • Jackson Square
  • Local cocktail bar
  • Pontalba Apartments (outside)
  • Cabildo (outside)
  • St. Louis Cathedral (outside)
  • Presbytere (inside)
  • Haunted building
  • Tour Includes
  • Tickets to the Elms Mansion with complimentary drink
  • Tickets to the Presbytere
  • Traditional New Orleans lunch
  • Complimentary praline
  • Beignet from the Cafe du Monde
  • Streetcar tickets
  • Local expert guide

Take a day to see the best of New Orleans

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