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New Orleans: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

New Orleans: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Take in the highlights of New Orleans at your leisure with a 1-day ticket to this open-top bus tour. Hop on and hop off at any stop to see the best of the always fascinating Crescent City. Visit the French Market, Jackson Square, Bourbon Street, the Garden District and so much more. Hop off at the Superdome, originally named the Louisiana Superdome, which is the largest fixed dome structure in the world, and home to the NFL’s New Orleans Saints. Take the bus tour to all of the city’s popular attractions. Visit the stunning St. Louis Cathedral, which is a major landmark in the French Quarter and the oldest continuously active cathedral in the United States. Wander down Royal Street, one of the city's most historic streets, for crafts, antiques, art objects, and museums. Or, Hop-Off at the French Market and peruse stands loaded with fresh local produce along with an array of items including keepsakes and souvenirs. Whatever you choose to do during your stay in New Orleans, this hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour will give you a chance to see the most with the least amount of hassle. Route Stops Include: 1. Jackson Square 2. French Market 3. Esplanade 4. Treme 5. Basin St. Station 6. Canal Street 7. Riverfront at Harrah’s Casino 8. Central Business District 9. Louisiana Superdome 10. The National WWII Museum 11. Magazine Street 12. Garden District 13. Magazine Street 14. St. Charles Avenue 15. St. Charles Avenue 16. Convention Centre / Mardi Gras World 17. Arts District - Julia Street 18. Harrah’s Casino 19. Canal Place

New Orleans: 2 & 3 Days Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with Walking Tour

New Orleans: 2 & 3 Days Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with Walking Tour

Explore the best of New Orleans on this open-top double-decker bus tour of the city’s key attractions. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own itinerary and pace with strategically placed stops, regular pickups, and onboard commentary from a guide to learn about the city’s history. Begin your sightseeing tour at any of the stops on the route. Grab a comfortable seat on the lower deck or on the open‐air upper deck for the best views. Hop on and off at any of the route’s locations. Between stops, stroll through New Orleans's colorful neighborhoods and make use of your exclusive deals and discounts. .The 2-day hop‐on hop‐off pass includes a Garden District guided walking tour. The 3-day ticket, in addition to the Garden District guided walking tour, includes guided walking tours through the French Quarter to see gems of New Orleans architecture. These are the stops:• 700 Decatur Street, Jackson Square• Market Place Near St Peters Street • Esplanade Avenue • Treme, Rampart & Ursulines Avenue• Basin Station Visitor Information Center • Canal Street• Riverfront Creole Queen • Central Business District • Louisiana Superdome • The National WWII Museum • Magazine Street • Garden District • St. Charles Avenue • Arts District • Harrah's Casino on S. Peters Street• Canal Place 

New Orleans: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

New Orleans: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

No other New Orleans sightseeing package can compare to the incredible choice, convenience, and value of a Go City All-Inclusive Pass. Your New Orleans pass includes admission to a wide range of the most popular things to do in New Orleans and surrounding Louisiana attractions, including French Quarter tours, and cookery classes. When you visit each location with your All-Inclusive Pass, the admission has already been taken care of. Use the Go City app or digital guide to plan your itinerary, follow the instructions for reserving (where necessary) and present your pass to enter. It's really that simple! The low price of the New Orleans All-Inclusive Pass includes savings off of the admission fees you’d pay if you purchased your New Orleans attraction tickets individually at each location. Activities, attractions, and tours included with the New Orleans All-Inclusive Pass: New Orleans Tours and Cruises: • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen • Adventures in New Orleans Bus Tour • Ghost & Vampire Combo Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Ultimate Swamp Adventures • Saints and Sinners by French Quarter Phantoms • Cajun Pride Swamp Tour by Boat • Garden District Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Tremé Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Cities of the Dead Cemetery History Tour by Haunted History Tour • French Quarter History / Voodoo Tour • Walking Scavenger Hunt New Orleans Museums and Places of Interest: • Vue Orleans • The National WWII Museum • Mardi Gras World (with transportation) • Cooking Demonstration Class/New Orleans School of Cooking • Longue Vue House and Gardens • Edgar Degas House • Southern Food and Beverage Museum • The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old US Mint • 1850 House / The Louisiana State Museum • Cabildo / The Louisiana State Museum • New Orleans Pharmacy Museum • Presbytère/The Louisiana State Museum Attractions and tours are subject to change. Check the Go City app or digital guide for an up-to-date attraction information including opening times and instructions on how to access each attraction with your pass before you go. *Savings based on itineraries on Go City website.

New Orleans: Self-Guided Audio Tour

New Orleans: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the New Orleans Self-Guided Audio Tour, where preferences, freedom, and flexibility reign supreme, allowing you to explore the vibrant tapestry of this historic city at your own pace and according to your interests. Embark on an unforgettable journey through the enchanting streets of New Orleans, where every corner holds a story waiting to be discovered. With our audio tour, you have the freedom to choose your own path, lingering at attractions that pique your curiosity and bypassing those that don't. No longer bound by rigid schedules or fixed itineraries, you can tailor your experience to suit your preferences, ensuring a truly personalized adventure. As you wander through the heart of the Crescent City, immerse yourself in its rich history, culture, myths, and architecture. Learn about the diverse tapestry of cultures that have shaped New Orleans into the captivating metropolis it is today, from the indigenous peoples and early European settlers to the vibrant African diaspora and French influence. Each tourist attraction you encounter on this self-guided tour offers a unique opportunity to delve deeper into the soul of New Orleans. Discover the haunting beauty of the city's cemeteries, where elaborate above-ground tombs stand as silent sentinels to centuries of history. Explore the storied halls of iconic landmarks such as the St. Louis Cathedral, a testament to the city's enduring faith and architectural prowess. Uncover the secrets of the French Quarter as you stroll along its cobblestone streets, where jazz melodies float through the air and hidden courtyards beckon with their timeless charm. Delve into the city's culinary heritage with a visit to renowned eateries and street food vendors, savoring the flavors of Creole and Cajun cuisine that have tantalized taste buds for generations. Learn more about the top 15 tourist attractions in New Orleans. Its history, culture, myths, architecture, and other important facts are in this audio commentary which starts from the city's central station then the itinerary gradually moves one by one. 1. New Orleans Union Station 2. New Orleans Public Library - Main Library 3. St. Louis Cemetery No.1 4. Preservation Hall 5. French Quarter 6. St. Louis Cathedral 7. Jackson Square 8. New Orleans Pharmacy Museum 9. The National WWII Museum 10. Mardi Gras World 11. Garden District 12. Magazine Street 13. Audubon Park 14. New Orleans Museum of Art 15. City Park Whether you're captivated by the legends of voodoo and haunted lore or fascinated by the intricate ironwork adorning the city's historic buildings, our self-guided audio tour promises to provide a comprehensive and immersive experience. So grab your headphones, set out on your own adventure, and let the magic of New Orleans unfold before you.

New Orleans: Sightseeing Day Passes for 25+ Attractions

New Orleans: Sightseeing Day Passes for 25+ Attractions

The Sightseeing Day Pass has over 25 destinations, museums, and tours to choose from, including some of the most popular attractions all over New Orleans. Tailor your trip to New Orleans to fit your ideal itinerary with an easy-to-use Day Pass. With the option to select 1, 2, 3, or 5 days, you can enjoy full admission to the attractions that interest you most, and no fixed start date. With the Sightseeing Pass, take advantage of full admission to attractions, saving you up to 50% of total visitation costs. Parade around and explore the crown jewel of Louisiana. Enjoy the colorful Quarters of New Orleans, including Bourbon Street, the Garden District, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, and the French Market. Hop aboard an authentic Paddlewheeler river cruise and travel back in time on the Mississippi River, or wade through the infamous Louisiana Bayou’s expansive, wildlife-rich swampland. Savor the opulence of the rich French-Creole blend of flavor, then party on with NOLA’s classic ‘laissez faire’ jazzy nightlife. Mardi Gras never stops, and Sightseeing Pass is a perfect choice for first-time visitors with an open itinerary and active travelers looking to explore all of NOLA. Attractions and Tours included: • National World War II Museum • Mardi Gras World • French Quarter walking tour • Garden District walking tour • Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus Tour by CitySightseeing — 1 Day Ticket • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historical Cruise • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise • New Orleans Jazz Museum • Jazz Walking Tour • Degas House • Houmas House Plantation and Gardens • Le Musée de F.P.C. — Docent guided tour • New Orleans Botanical Garden • Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour with Transportation • African and Afro-Creole Tour • Big Easy — New Orleans city tour • Jazz Walking Tour • The George & Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art — Docent-guided tour • The Presbytere • The Cabildo • The 1850 House • Escape Game Peters St • Beauregard-Keyes Historic House Tour • Ogden Museum of Southern Art • Scavenger Hunts Complete list of attractions can be found on the following link: https://www.sightseeingpass.com/en/new-orleans/day-pass/attraction-list/ota

New Orleans: Sightseeing Flex Pass for 25+ Attractions

New Orleans: Sightseeing Flex Pass for 25+ Attractions

The Sightseeing Day Pass has over 25 destinations, museums, and tours to choose from, including some of the most popular attractions all over New Orleans. Tailor your trip to New Orleans to fit your ideal itinerary with an easy-to-use Day Pass. With the option to select 1, 2, 3, or 5 days, you can enjoy full admission to the attractions that interest you most with no fixed start date for total flexibility. Parade around and explore the crown jewel of Louisiana. Enjoy the colorful Quarters of New Orleans, including Bourbon Street, the Garden District, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, and the French Market. Hop aboard an authentic Paddlewheeler river cruise and travel back in time on the Mississippi River, or wade through the infamous Louisiana Bayou’s expansive, wildlife-rich swampland. Savor the opulence of the rich French-Creole blend of flavor, then party on with NOLA’s classic ‘laissez faire’ jazzy nightlife. Mardi Gras never stops, and Sightseeing Pass is a perfect choice for first-time visitors with an open itinerary and active travelers looking to explore all of NOLA. Attractions and Tours included: • National World War II Museum • Mardi Gras World • French Quarter walking tour • Garden District walking tour • Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus Tour by CitySightseeing — 1 Day Ticket • Escape Game Peters St • Beauregard-Keyes Historic House Tour • Ogden Museum of Southern Art • Scavenger Hunts • Complete list of attractions can be found on the following link: https://www.sightseeingpass.com/en/new-orleans/flex-pass/attraction-list/ota • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historical Cruise • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise • New Orleans Jazz Museum • Jazz Walking Tour • Degas House • Houmas House Plantation and Gardens • Le Musée de F.P.C. — Docent guided tour • New Orleans Botanical Garden • Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour with Transportation • Big Easy — New Orleans city tour • The George & Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art — Docent-guided tour • The Presbytere • The Cabildo • The 1850 House

New Orleans Dark History Walking Tour

New Orleans Dark History Walking Tour

The name of “New Orleans” conjures up a succulent variety of images, from the soft sounds of jazz to whirring ceiling fans, wrought iron gates, and hot, spicy food. Along the swollen Mississippi River, the city dozes, only to come alive at night with the revelry of its people and the blare of music and laughter from Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. These are the images of New Orleans that many people think of but there is another side to the city as well, an underbelly and a darkness that is as carefully hidden. This dark side is there, just like the spectacular gardens and courtyards, but you have to know where to look for it. Even if you don’t see it, it’s liable to sneak out at you and surprise you when you least expect it. The dark side of New Orleans is as compelling as the chicory-laced coffee and the delicious beignets however it’s a dark side is filled with the seductive images of voodoo, vampires and ghosts. Only in New Orleans could darkness and death seem so appealing! But to truly understand the hauntings of a city, you must first explore its history. What events took place to cause the location to become so haunted? Why did so many ghosts lurk in New Orleans? To understand this, take a strange and wonderful journey into New Orleans' past then, prepare yourself for a dark journey into one of the most haunted cities in America! Try your hand at using an EMF Meter and a Ghost/Paranormal Detector. Take a trip back in time and discover the mysterious beginnings of the Crescent City! Embrace the rich culture of the "Big Easy" and uncover the French Creole, The Cajuns, Mardi Gras and Carnival, Pirates, Casket Girls and Prostitutes and the Mob in New Orleans. Continue your journey through the darkest history of the city, discover La Belle Epoque, The Civil War in New Orleans and the Unsolved Mystery of Huey Long!

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Our most recommended Mardi Gras World Family-friendly activities

New Orleans: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

New Orleans: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Take in the highlights of New Orleans at your leisure with a 1-day ticket to this open-top bus tour. Hop on and hop off at any stop to see the best of the always fascinating Crescent City. Visit the French Market, Jackson Square, Bourbon Street, the Garden District and so much more. Hop off at the Superdome, originally named the Louisiana Superdome, which is the largest fixed dome structure in the world, and home to the NFL’s New Orleans Saints. Take the bus tour to all of the city’s popular attractions. Visit the stunning St. Louis Cathedral, which is a major landmark in the French Quarter and the oldest continuously active cathedral in the United States. Wander down Royal Street, one of the city's most historic streets, for crafts, antiques, art objects, and museums. Or, Hop-Off at the French Market and peruse stands loaded with fresh local produce along with an array of items including keepsakes and souvenirs. Whatever you choose to do during your stay in New Orleans, this hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour will give you a chance to see the most with the least amount of hassle. Route Stops Include: 1. Jackson Square 2. French Market 3. Esplanade 4. Treme 5. Basin St. Station 6. Canal Street 7. Riverfront at Harrah’s Casino 8. Central Business District 9. Louisiana Superdome 10. The National WWII Museum 11. Magazine Street 12. Garden District 13. Magazine Street 14. St. Charles Avenue 15. St. Charles Avenue 16. Convention Centre / Mardi Gras World 17. Arts District - Julia Street 18. Harrah’s Casino 19. Canal Place

New Orleans: 2 & 3 Days Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with Walking Tour

New Orleans: 2 & 3 Days Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with Walking Tour

Explore the best of New Orleans on this open-top double-decker bus tour of the city’s key attractions. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own itinerary and pace with strategically placed stops, regular pickups, and onboard commentary from a guide to learn about the city’s history. Begin your sightseeing tour at any of the stops on the route. Grab a comfortable seat on the lower deck or on the open‐air upper deck for the best views. Hop on and off at any of the route’s locations. Between stops, stroll through New Orleans's colorful neighborhoods and make use of your exclusive deals and discounts. .The 2-day hop‐on hop‐off pass includes a Garden District guided walking tour. The 3-day ticket, in addition to the Garden District guided walking tour, includes guided walking tours through the French Quarter to see gems of New Orleans architecture. These are the stops:• 700 Decatur Street, Jackson Square• Market Place Near St Peters Street • Esplanade Avenue • Treme, Rampart & Ursulines Avenue• Basin Station Visitor Information Center • Canal Street• Riverfront Creole Queen • Central Business District • Louisiana Superdome • The National WWII Museum • Magazine Street • Garden District • St. Charles Avenue • Arts District • Harrah's Casino on S. Peters Street• Canal Place 

New Orleans: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

New Orleans: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 25+ Attractions

No other New Orleans sightseeing package can compare to the incredible choice, convenience, and value of a Go City All-Inclusive Pass. Your New Orleans pass includes admission to a wide range of the most popular things to do in New Orleans and surrounding Louisiana attractions, including French Quarter tours, and cookery classes. When you visit each location with your All-Inclusive Pass, the admission has already been taken care of. Use the Go City app or digital guide to plan your itinerary, follow the instructions for reserving (where necessary) and present your pass to enter. It's really that simple! The low price of the New Orleans All-Inclusive Pass includes savings off of the admission fees you’d pay if you purchased your New Orleans attraction tickets individually at each location. Activities, attractions, and tours included with the New Orleans All-Inclusive Pass: New Orleans Tours and Cruises: • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen • Adventures in New Orleans Bus Tour • Ghost & Vampire Combo Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Ultimate Swamp Adventures • Saints and Sinners by French Quarter Phantoms • Cajun Pride Swamp Tour by Boat • Garden District Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Tremé Tour by French Quarter Phantoms • Cities of the Dead Cemetery History Tour by Haunted History Tour • French Quarter History / Voodoo Tour • Walking Scavenger Hunt New Orleans Museums and Places of Interest: • Vue Orleans • The National WWII Museum • Mardi Gras World (with transportation) • Cooking Demonstration Class/New Orleans School of Cooking • Longue Vue House and Gardens • Edgar Degas House • Southern Food and Beverage Museum • The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old US Mint • 1850 House / The Louisiana State Museum • Cabildo / The Louisiana State Museum • New Orleans Pharmacy Museum • Presbytère/The Louisiana State Museum Attractions and tours are subject to change. Check the Go City app or digital guide for an up-to-date attraction information including opening times and instructions on how to access each attraction with your pass before you go. *Savings based on itineraries on Go City website.

New Orleans: Self-Guided Audio Tour

New Orleans: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the New Orleans Self-Guided Audio Tour, where preferences, freedom, and flexibility reign supreme, allowing you to explore the vibrant tapestry of this historic city at your own pace and according to your interests. Embark on an unforgettable journey through the enchanting streets of New Orleans, where every corner holds a story waiting to be discovered. With our audio tour, you have the freedom to choose your own path, lingering at attractions that pique your curiosity and bypassing those that don't. No longer bound by rigid schedules or fixed itineraries, you can tailor your experience to suit your preferences, ensuring a truly personalized adventure. As you wander through the heart of the Crescent City, immerse yourself in its rich history, culture, myths, and architecture. Learn about the diverse tapestry of cultures that have shaped New Orleans into the captivating metropolis it is today, from the indigenous peoples and early European settlers to the vibrant African diaspora and French influence. Each tourist attraction you encounter on this self-guided tour offers a unique opportunity to delve deeper into the soul of New Orleans. Discover the haunting beauty of the city's cemeteries, where elaborate above-ground tombs stand as silent sentinels to centuries of history. Explore the storied halls of iconic landmarks such as the St. Louis Cathedral, a testament to the city's enduring faith and architectural prowess. Uncover the secrets of the French Quarter as you stroll along its cobblestone streets, where jazz melodies float through the air and hidden courtyards beckon with their timeless charm. Delve into the city's culinary heritage with a visit to renowned eateries and street food vendors, savoring the flavors of Creole and Cajun cuisine that have tantalized taste buds for generations. Learn more about the top 15 tourist attractions in New Orleans. Its history, culture, myths, architecture, and other important facts are in this audio commentary which starts from the city's central station then the itinerary gradually moves one by one. 1. New Orleans Union Station 2. New Orleans Public Library - Main Library 3. St. Louis Cemetery No.1 4. Preservation Hall 5. French Quarter 6. St. Louis Cathedral 7. Jackson Square 8. New Orleans Pharmacy Museum 9. The National WWII Museum 10. Mardi Gras World 11. Garden District 12. Magazine Street 13. Audubon Park 14. New Orleans Museum of Art 15. City Park Whether you're captivated by the legends of voodoo and haunted lore or fascinated by the intricate ironwork adorning the city's historic buildings, our self-guided audio tour promises to provide a comprehensive and immersive experience. So grab your headphones, set out on your own adventure, and let the magic of New Orleans unfold before you.

New Orleans: Sightseeing Day Passes for 25+ Attractions

New Orleans: Sightseeing Day Passes for 25+ Attractions

The Sightseeing Day Pass has over 25 destinations, museums, and tours to choose from, including some of the most popular attractions all over New Orleans. Tailor your trip to New Orleans to fit your ideal itinerary with an easy-to-use Day Pass. With the option to select 1, 2, 3, or 5 days, you can enjoy full admission to the attractions that interest you most, and no fixed start date. With the Sightseeing Pass, take advantage of full admission to attractions, saving you up to 50% of total visitation costs. Parade around and explore the crown jewel of Louisiana. Enjoy the colorful Quarters of New Orleans, including Bourbon Street, the Garden District, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, and the French Market. Hop aboard an authentic Paddlewheeler river cruise and travel back in time on the Mississippi River, or wade through the infamous Louisiana Bayou’s expansive, wildlife-rich swampland. Savor the opulence of the rich French-Creole blend of flavor, then party on with NOLA’s classic ‘laissez faire’ jazzy nightlife. Mardi Gras never stops, and Sightseeing Pass is a perfect choice for first-time visitors with an open itinerary and active travelers looking to explore all of NOLA. Attractions and Tours included: • National World War II Museum • Mardi Gras World • French Quarter walking tour • Garden District walking tour • Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus Tour by CitySightseeing — 1 Day Ticket • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historical Cruise • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise • New Orleans Jazz Museum • Jazz Walking Tour • Degas House • Houmas House Plantation and Gardens • Le Musée de F.P.C. — Docent guided tour • New Orleans Botanical Garden • Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour with Transportation • African and Afro-Creole Tour • Big Easy — New Orleans city tour • Jazz Walking Tour • The George & Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art — Docent-guided tour • The Presbytere • The Cabildo • The 1850 House • Escape Game Peters St • Beauregard-Keyes Historic House Tour • Ogden Museum of Southern Art • Scavenger Hunts Complete list of attractions can be found on the following link: https://www.sightseeingpass.com/en/new-orleans/day-pass/attraction-list/ota

New Orleans: Sightseeing Flex Pass for 25+ Attractions

New Orleans: Sightseeing Flex Pass for 25+ Attractions

The Sightseeing Day Pass has over 25 destinations, museums, and tours to choose from, including some of the most popular attractions all over New Orleans. Tailor your trip to New Orleans to fit your ideal itinerary with an easy-to-use Day Pass. With the option to select 1, 2, 3, or 5 days, you can enjoy full admission to the attractions that interest you most with no fixed start date for total flexibility. Parade around and explore the crown jewel of Louisiana. Enjoy the colorful Quarters of New Orleans, including Bourbon Street, the Garden District, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, and the French Market. Hop aboard an authentic Paddlewheeler river cruise and travel back in time on the Mississippi River, or wade through the infamous Louisiana Bayou’s expansive, wildlife-rich swampland. Savor the opulence of the rich French-Creole blend of flavor, then party on with NOLA’s classic ‘laissez faire’ jazzy nightlife. Mardi Gras never stops, and Sightseeing Pass is a perfect choice for first-time visitors with an open itinerary and active travelers looking to explore all of NOLA. Attractions and Tours included: • National World War II Museum • Mardi Gras World • French Quarter walking tour • Garden District walking tour • Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus Tour by CitySightseeing — 1 Day Ticket • Escape Game Peters St • Beauregard-Keyes Historic House Tour • Ogden Museum of Southern Art • Scavenger Hunts • Complete list of attractions can be found on the following link: https://www.sightseeingpass.com/en/new-orleans/flex-pass/attraction-list/ota • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historical Cruise • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz Cruise • New Orleans Jazz Museum • Jazz Walking Tour • Degas House • Houmas House Plantation and Gardens • Le Musée de F.P.C. — Docent guided tour • New Orleans Botanical Garden • Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour with Transportation • Big Easy — New Orleans city tour • The George & Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art — Docent-guided tour • The Presbytere • The Cabildo • The 1850 House

New Orleans Dark History Walking Tour

New Orleans Dark History Walking Tour

The name of “New Orleans” conjures up a succulent variety of images, from the soft sounds of jazz to whirring ceiling fans, wrought iron gates, and hot, spicy food. Along the swollen Mississippi River, the city dozes, only to come alive at night with the revelry of its people and the blare of music and laughter from Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. These are the images of New Orleans that many people think of but there is another side to the city as well, an underbelly and a darkness that is as carefully hidden. This dark side is there, just like the spectacular gardens and courtyards, but you have to know where to look for it. Even if you don’t see it, it’s liable to sneak out at you and surprise you when you least expect it. The dark side of New Orleans is as compelling as the chicory-laced coffee and the delicious beignets however it’s a dark side is filled with the seductive images of voodoo, vampires and ghosts. Only in New Orleans could darkness and death seem so appealing! But to truly understand the hauntings of a city, you must first explore its history. What events took place to cause the location to become so haunted? Why did so many ghosts lurk in New Orleans? To understand this, take a strange and wonderful journey into New Orleans' past then, prepare yourself for a dark journey into one of the most haunted cities in America! Try your hand at using an EMF Meter and a Ghost/Paranormal Detector. Take a trip back in time and discover the mysterious beginnings of the Crescent City! Embrace the rich culture of the "Big Easy" and uncover the French Creole, The Cajuns, Mardi Gras and Carnival, Pirates, Casket Girls and Prostitutes and the Mob in New Orleans. Continue your journey through the darkest history of the city, discover La Belle Epoque, The Civil War in New Orleans and the Unsolved Mystery of Huey Long!

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