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Three Hour City Tour of New Orleans

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Overview
Go beyond the typical city tour experience and see New Orleans like a local. This tour operator takes their guests beyond the typical tourist experience, relax in an enclosed air-conditioned minibus that runs every day. You'll get a great introduction to the history, culture and architecture of this magnificent city.
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You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    French Quarter
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Pass by Lower 9th Ward
    Pass by Garden District
    Pass by Warehouse District
  • 2
    Lake Lawn Metairie
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by St. Louis Cathedral
You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Ideal overview of New Orleans for first-time visitors
  • Minibus tour lets you see more neighborhoods in less time
  • See landmark attractions in addition to less-frequented districts
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included for ultimate convenience
What to Expect
Begin your tour with pickup from your downtown or French Quarter hotel prior to your selected departure time. In an air-conditioned minibus, breeze past the mansions of Esplanade Avenue en route to City Park. Stop briefly to pick up coffee and beignets (own expense), and walk around the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden before heading past the Ninth Ward, a neighborhood rich in innovations after devastation from Hurricane Katrina. Continue through the famous Garden District, known for its mansion-lined boulevards, and onward to the Warehouse District and Faubourg Treme—a historical neighborhood well off the beaten tourist track. After a brief stop at Metairie Cemetery, your tour concludes with hotel drop-off.  Note: the cemetery may occasionally close for special events, in which case you will visit an alternate cemetery
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick ups from select downtown hotels. Please confirm your hotel prior to departure. Driver pickup times vary according to number and location of stops so you must be ready to be picked up at any time during that 30 minute period.
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from selected downtown New Orleans and French Quarter hotels only
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned mini coach
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Lawn Metairie
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We did the tour with Gary, he is a great tour guide. Lots of info on new orleans, architecture, history, Katrina. Bus was comfortable, everything was om time. Definitely recommend
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Gary was very informative and entertaining Since the review is forcing me to write 100 characters, (otherwise I wouldn’t have said anything) I’d say there was a bit too much about the cost of home in the area. Interesting the first few times but then I felt like my realtor was
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Three hours with Gary was the first event of our vacation in New Orleans. It was great. He covered a wide range of topics with a good amount of detail. If someone only had time enough to do one tour I would suggest this three hour tour.
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My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this city tour....it had been several years since we had been to New Orleans, so we decided to take it and we're glad we did! Gary, our tour guide was great! He was very knowledgeable, personable and was able to answer any questions we had
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Gary, our guide was amazing. He was personable and shared great history and stories. Great knowledge of Katrina and devistation as he took us throughout areas around New Orleans. Pick up from hotel was on time and he even dropped us off at a different location to continue
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By: Southern Style Tours
MJoI17
Minneapolis, Minnesota
278
Fun tour, lots of info
We did the tour with Gary, he is a great tour guide. Lots of info on new orleans, architecture, history, Katrina.
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Giraffe016
Soldotna, Alaska
60
Three Hour Tour of NOLA
Gary, our tour guide was very informative and kept us interested. Great sense of humor. It was evident he loves
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Lorraine
Horseshoe Bay, Texas
81
Our Bus driver, Stephen, was informative & Tour was fantastic
As we were getting closer to the Oak Alley tour, Stephen visited with us about interesting information about
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John L
10
From Maine
Gary was very informative and entertaining Since the review is forcing me to write 100 characters, (otherwise I
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Dick L
Birnamwood, Wisconsin
91
Great Introduction to the City
Three hours with Gary was the first event of our vacation in New Orleans. It was great. He covered a wide range
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BGrimes
Saint Joseph, Missouri
61
Great Tour!
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this city tour....it had been several years since we had been to New Orleans,
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tgvacation
Vancouver, Canada
5020
Fantastic tour!
Gary, our guide was amazing. He was personable and shared great history and stories. Great knowledge of Katrina
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Lynn L
Waltham, Massachusetts
20
Great tour!
The tour guide Steven has great sense of humor. The one hour drive to the plantation was fun and informational. we
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Paul H
Sicily, Italy
20
Tour with Dad, great time!
Well worth it to get your layout of the city. Very knowledgeable guide who knew the history all the way to post
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Nancy S
10
New Orleans City Tour
Really enjoyed city tour with Gary K. Learned a lot about the city and would never seen as much on our own. Thanks!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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