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OverviewThis tour lets you exercise your legs while taking in beautiful views of the French Quarter. Experience the sights, sounds, and culture of New Orleans on this wonderful walking tour. You will hear stories about New Orleans ghosts, voodoo, and vampires. Guests will be allowed to stop in any bars along the tour route to purchase drinks.
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This walking tour allows you to feel what it is like to be a New Orleans local. Start by meeting your guide in the French Quarter (Vieux Carre), with its lavish 18th- and 19th-century architecture, making it one of the most iconic places in the United States. Experience the rich vibe of the area, a National Historic Landmark District, as you explore on foot.
You are allowed to stop in at any of the bars during the tour to buy a drink in a to-go cup to carry with you on the tour (own expense).
As your guide leads you through these streets, you will be transported back in time with stories and facts about the area's history. Learn about the past while experiencing modern-day NOLA life. Some of the sights you will see on the tour include more than 15 locations, such as the Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, and the Lalaurie Mansion.
This tour also explores Louisiana's complex culture, rich history, and allows you to experience the magical mystery that makes New Orleans so irresistible. Notice the beautiful architecture throughout the French Quarter, and see where Hollywood stars have decided to call the French Quarter home.
Do you know what pirates, prostitutes, and felons all have in common with the founding of New Orleans? Or why locals walk to Jackson Square when it rains? Come find out on this history-packed tour that also explores the dark side of the city's history, visiting multiple locations of unsolved murders and suicides. Hear stories of documented reports of vampires and ghosts roaming the streets of the French Quarter, and visit a property owned by Marie Laveau, the Voodoo Queen. Learn about the practice of voodoo, past and present, in New Orleans.
With its rich history, countless unsolved mysteries, and some strong paranormal activity, it's no surprise that New Orleans is referred to as one of the most haunted cities in the United States. Bring along the entire family to experience this amazing cultural hub for your Louisiana getaway.
A real EMF meter — a ghost/paranormal detector — will be used during this tour.
Inclusions for New Orleans Historical Walking Tour
- Walking tour
- Local guide
Exclusions for New Orleans Historical Walking Tour
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase at bars on the tour route)
- Gratuities (recommended)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adult
Please arrive a few minutes prior to departure time. Tours depart at the scheduled time. If guests do not check in before the tour, they cannot call and meet the tour at a different location. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. Cut off for reservations for this tour is one hour before the scheduled departure. Please be aware that at cut off time for reservations if the minimum numbers are not met the tour will be cancelled and you will be contacted by phone, text, or email up to the hour before the tour is scheduled to depart. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. We do not offer additional compensation for a customer who feels inconvenienced by the tour being cancelled. Knowing that there is a chance that this tour may be cancelled guests may want to have a back up plan in the event that this tour is cancelled last minute.
We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule tours due to inclement weather or any other acts of God. No refunds (for any reason, including weather) will be issued.
We are not responsible for lost or stolen personal belongings or any injuries sustained due to the old, uneven, and dilapidated streets and walkways. Participants have been warned not to obstruct the sidewalks or streets. We accept no responsibility for anything that arises from this or failure to follow any other instructions while on tour.
Guests are not allowed to video any portion of the tour. No videos of any narrations given by tour guides will be permitted
Guests are allowed to use paranormal equipment. A fee of $60 will be charged for any piece of lost, damaged, or missing piece of equipment.Guests are not allowed to video any portion of the tour; No videos of any narrations given by tour guides will be permitted