1. New Orleans: Explore the Garden District with Storytelling
Embark on a guided walk in New Orleans’ enchanting Garden District and hear about the events and people who shaped it. Admire ornate antebellum mansions and lush gardens, and peek into an above-ground cemetery, currently closed to the public. Start with a brief introduction to New Orleans and the Garden District. Then, walk along elegant tree-lined streets and discover the roots of the neighborhood's distinct architectural style. Learn about the risk-takers, speculators, and dreamers who established it as a wealthy suburb after the Louisiana Purchase. Peek inside the gates of Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, which is currently closed to the public, and hear about New Orleans' interesting above-ground interment customs. At the end of the tour, continue to explore the cemetery and the Garden District, or head over to nearby Magazine Street for an authentic shopping and dining experience in New Orleans.