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A city full of rich history and storied culture, New Orleans holds something for every traveler. Whether you're bringing the whole family or flying solo, the city and area that surround it will entertain, inform, and amaze you.

There are countless ways to explore the Greater New Orleans area. Start with a New Orleans city tour and learn the city’s story while visiting a vast array of historic sights. Then venture into the unknown via a swamp tour, where you'll have an unforgettable adventure in the rich swampland and picturesque bayous that surround the city. Before you leave, travel to the nearby plantations that dot the Mississippi River and be amazed by the historic, beautiful homes that have stood for hundreds of years. There are plenty of tours in New Orleans to choose from, and you won't be disappointed.

  • New Orleans Architecture Tours

    New Orleans Architecture Tours »

    Every building tells a story and here’s your chance to hear them from hand-selected expert guides with a knack for, not just storytelling, but facts – real history. Choose from walking tours of the Garden District, the French Quarter, the Marigny and the Bayou St. John neighborhood. Private tours are also available. This company has received three certificates of excellence from TripAdvisor, a recommendation from Southern Living Magazine, and raves from the Experience New Orleans team. The tours are small — under 14 people — so you’ll have a chance to ask questions and time to take pics!

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  • JamNOLA

    JamNOLA »

    No visit to New Orleans would be complete without a visit to JAMNOLA, “New Orleans Cultural Funhouse,” described as “a topsy-turvy stroll through the cultural gems that make the Crescent City so special.” Audiences of all ages can immerse themselves in 17 exhibits from over 30 local arts -- each celebrating the art, music, food and theatrics of New Orleans. Note: You must book tickets online in advance.

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  • Livery Tours French Quarter and Cemetery Walking Tour

    Livery Tours French Quarter and Cemetery Walking Tour

    You can explore the French Quarter by yourself – and should – but get your bearings first on this two-hour walking tour, led by a historian with fascinating tales to tell. It includes a tour of St. Louis Cemetery #1 which you cannot enter without a guide. This City of Dead dates back to 1789 and is the final resting place of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, Homer Plessy of Homer vs. Plessy fame, and many others.
  • >Livery Tours Garden District and Cemetery Tour

    Livery Tours Garden District and Cemetery Tour

    A historian guide will take you on a two-hour walking tour of the opulent Garden District, where the wealthy Americans settled (they weren’t exactly made welcome in the French Quarter). You’ll marvel at mansion after mansion, surrounded by breathtaking gardens. Afterwards, you’ll visit Lafayette Cemetery #1, setting for some of your favorite movies based on Anne Rice books, including the vampire Lestat’s tomb.
  • Livery Tours Private Cocktail Walking Tour

    Livery Tours Private Cocktail Walking Tour

    Pick up your feet – and a go-cup – and join us on this spirited walking history. Learn about (and sample) original New Orleans cocktails and hear stories about the bartenders (and pharmacists) who invented them. Get a chance to taste three notable cocktails at some of the city’s most famous establishments.
  • Livery Tours Private Culture and Cuisine Walking Tour

    Livery Tours Private Culture and Cuisine Walking Tour

    In New Orleans, every dish has a story to tell. On this tasty 3-hour tour, you’ll sample authentic New Orleans dishes while learning about their fascinating origins and our rich culture. You’ll enjoy 6-8 samples of dishes like red beans and rice, po-boys, gumbo, chargrilled oysters, and more.
  • Livery Tours Voodoo and Cemetery Walking Tour

    Livery Tours Voodoo and Cemetery Walking Tour

    Learn the mystery and history of voodoo in New Orleans as you stroll the French Quarter. Discover the origins of jazz and uncover the brutal realities of America’s largest slave rebellion on this 2-hour tour.
  • Cajun Encounters Tours

    Cajun Encounters Tours »

    Cajun Encounters is a locally owned and operated tour company with over ten years of experience. The company takes pride in providing comprehensive, personalized swamp tours, city tours and plantation tours to both locals and New Orleans visitors.

  • Gray Line New Orleans

    Gray Line New Orleans »

    Gray Line, the world's leader in sightseeing, has showcased New Orleans to visitors from around the world since 1924. From the French Quarter to the swamp, visitors enjoy touring New Orleans' many beautiful and unique attractions. Gray Line offers a variety of tour packages, including their new French Quarter Tricentennial Walking Tour. Guides will bring the history and mystery surrounding the city's founding to life with some new stops and fascinating facts. Tricentennial Souvenir Doubloons will be issued on the tour, good for discounts at several French Quarter museums.


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  • City Sightseeing Tours

    Hop-On Hop-Off City Sightseeing Tours »

    Travel around New Orleans in style on an exciting open-top, double-decker bus with City Sightseeing New Orleans. Hop on and off, their tour service takes you around town from the French Quarter to the Central Business District to the Garden District in an entertaining, informative and flexible manner.

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  • Cities of the Dead

    Cemetery & Voodoo Tour »

    The Cemetery & Voodoo tour takes you deep inside of St. Louis Cemetery #1, where both the most famous and the most infamous residents of New Orleans are buried. Included in those buried at this famous cemetery is Marie Laveau, the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans.

  • Super City Tour

    New Orleans City & Cemetery Tour »

    The Super City New Orleans City & Cemetery Tour offers a broader overview of New Orleans with narrated sightseeing throughout the city. The tour travels through the world-famous French Quarter and Jackson Square, a stop at one of the city's historic above-ground cemeteries, through Bayou St. John to hear legends of voodoo and piracy, and along St. Charles Avenue, the home of the historic streetcar and mansions of the king and queens of Mardi Gras.


  • New Orleans Legendary Walking Tours

    New Orleans Legendary Walking Tours »

    Experience the old world of New Orleans and ancient above-ground cemeteries led by knowledgeable guides. You'll see breathtaking views of the French Quarter, explore historic architecture, and more!