French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana

French Quarter tours, things to do and tickets

The full list of French Quarter day trips and highlights. Wonderful family activities, group and private French Quarter tours with a detailed description, real reviews and pictures.
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New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour

(4909)
Duration: 2 hours
New Orleans is considered "The Most Haunted City" in the United States with rich paranormal history like no other. Allow our master storytellers to walk you through the realm of Ghosts, Voodoo, Vampires & More.

While on tour, you will hear the story of New Orleans' most haunted & featured location, the Lalaurie Mansion. Delve into the bone-chilling story of Mad Madam LaLaurie, considered one of our most sinister historical figures. You will leave with feelings of excitement and trepidation as you continue on to explore the streets of the French Quarter.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to tour departure for check-in at the steps of the Supreme Courthouse. Refunds will not be issued for late arrivals. Each tour is unique and may or may not include all of the stops listed above or may stop at other locations, not on this list. Please be advised this is an outdoor walking tour and we do not enter any buildings.

New Orleans French Quarter, Voodoo, Cemetery Tour or Cemetery Insiders Tour

(2127)
Duration: 2 hours
For the Voodoo, French Quarter, and Cemetery option: A 5-star guide will walk you through the French Quarter where you'll discover its unique culture, architecture, and history. Hear stories of our Voodoo Queen and learn about the Religion of Voodoo. Each guide is unique, no two tours are the same! This tour does not enter any cemeteries, but does cover cemetery history and burial practices.

For the Cemetery Insiders Option: Walk with your guide through three hallowed cemeteries, where you'll visit Masonic Cemetery #1, St. Patrick Cemetery #2, and the Katrina Memorial at Charity Hospital Cemetery. From burial customs and traditions to the deaths of the thousands buried in the graveyard behind the Katrina Memorial, this tour will leave you with feelings of trepidation and excitement. This option does not include the French Quarter and Voodoo portion.

New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter with Small-Group Option

(1465)
Duration: 3 hours
Find out what all the fuss is about on this half-day food tour of some of the best food in New Orleans' famous French Quarter! Food and history mixed together. Your passionate and knowledgeable guide will escort you to experience traditional NOLA samplings in the French Quarter, including a few commonly mentioned in cookbooks. You will sample a variety of authentic tastings. Depending on your food tour time, options may include: Traditional Gumbo at a Creole restaurant, Seafood or Short Rib Po-Boys, Alligator Sausage, Muffuletta, Jambalaya, Char-Grilled Oyster, Pralines, buttery Praline cookies, and stroll past the famous Cafe du Monde. Learn about the rich legacy of fine food in the French Quarter and which hotspots to check out on your own later. You can even work with your guide to customize the tour to your interests or upgrade to a small-group tour with no more than 12 guests. Please note tastings are subject to change due to current availability.

New Orleans Demonstration Cooking Class & Meal

(1260)
Duration: 2 hours
Take an entertaining and informative cooking class at the New Orleans School of Cooking! Located in a renovated molasses warehouse built in the early 1800s, this cooking class brings you to the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Learn the basics of Louisiana cooking from professional chefs and learn how to make classic New Orleans specialties such as gumbo, jambalaya and pralines. Enjoy the finished delectable dishes accompanied by complimentary beer, iced tea and coffee, and take the recipes home with you!

French Quarter Historical Sights and Stories Walking Tour

(921)
Duration: 2 hours
This tour of New Orleans' oldest and most vibrant neighborhood has history, culture, architecture, and all the great stories that help you really understand what this city is all about! We keep our group size at 12 or fewer guests to make in a fun, personal experience.

Ghost and Vampire Walking Tour Of The French Quarter

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Duration: 2 hours
Master Storytellers guide groups through darkened streets for a historically accurate fun-filled tour full of New Orleans ghost stories and tales of Vampires.

New Orleans Killers and Thrillers Tour

(663)
Duration: 2 hours
This adults-only ghost tour of New Orleans takes you on a 90-minute walk through the French Quarter with a knowledgeable guide. You'll visit some of the most haunted locations the Big Easy has become known for, including seedy alleyways, bars, and the sites of heinous crimes. Hear horrific tales of murder and the ghosts who continue to haunt the streets of the French Quarter. The perfect blend of True Crime and Paranormal.

New Orleans Haunted History Ghost Tour

(665)
Duration: 2 hours
Take a romp through the haunted French Quarter on this famous New Orleans ghost tour. During your 2-hour evening walking tour, explore the grim and ghastly deeds of New Orleans’ haunted history as you follow your entertaining guide down dark and sinister streets. You’ll learn about infamous events that occurred long ago and be chilled by evidence of phantoms and ghosts that abound!

This is the original ghost tour of New Orleans. We are the oldest and largest walking tour company in the city. We are not only locals, we are natives to New Orleans. These are the ghostly tales that we heard growing up in and around the most unique city in America.

Our guides are fully licensed by the city. Many of them have backgrounds in theater, history, and folklore. These guides love their city and are proud to share their stories as well as some of their own personal encounters with the ghosts of New Orleans. Our tours are theatrically presented but are all historically accurate.

New Orleans Small-Group Haunted History Carriage Tour

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Duration: an hour
The French Quarter is known as one of the most haunted places in America, and with so many ghost tours to choose from, the best choice is this 1-hour carriage tour from the award-winning Royal Carriages, recently awarded the 2018 Louisiana Attraction of the Year Award. Instead of walking around with a large group of people, you'll travel to and from haunted locations comfortably in a mule-drawn carriage guided by a professional tour. Learn about all the history, culture, and architecture in addition to the ghostly spirits that refuse to leave.

New Orleans City Tour: Katrina, Garden District, French Quarter & Cemetery

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Duration: 4 hours
Spend an unforgettable 3 hours on our comfortable air conditioned Mini-bus and get an overview of New Orleans. Experience the history and culture of the Creoles with your licensed tour guide. No trip to New Orleans would be complete without seeing the highlights of our city and the some of the areas affected by Katrina’s flood waters.

The Ghosts of New Orleans Tour

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Duration: 2 hours
The Ghosts of New Orleans Tour will take you to New Orleans' most haunted locations. On this 90 minute ghost tour, you'll learn the secrets of the French Quarter's ghosts and haunted past.

New Orleans Original Craft Cocktail Walking Tour

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Duration: 2 hours
Let the good times roll as you discover the Big Easy’s vibrant drinking culture on the original cocktail walking tour of New Orleans. Explore the French Quarter’s famous bars and restaurants and have the option to sip the city’s iconic libations, including the Sazerac and Pimm’s Cup. On the 2.5-hour tour, learn the classic stories behind these unique concoctions as you wander through the colonial architecture of one of New Orleans’ oldest neighborhoods, drinking in history and culture as you go.

New Orleans Small Group City Tour

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Duration: 3 hours
Come hang out with a local for 2.5 to 3 hours and find out why they are so passionate about living in New Orleans. There has to be a reason they'd choose to live in New Orleans, a city that is almost completely under sea level, right? Find out what makes locals and tourists alike love New Orleans so deeply. They've taken the 5 most popular tours in New Orleans and combined their best elements and turned it into one of the most exciting tours the city has to offer. Create a truly memorable experience when you take the French Quarter tour, Katrina History, Historic Cemeteries tour, Garden District tour, and New Orleans Architecture tour all together! Basically, if you're a history buff, then this tour is for you. If you're trying to figure out what to do while you're in New Orleans, well, this tour is for you too.

Haunted Pub Crawl in New Orleans

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Duration: 2 hours
Explore the intoxicatingly haunted side of the New Orleans French Quarter with this two hour Haunted Pub Crawl led by a local licensed guide. Learn about real haunted ghost stories at haunted locations throughout the French Quarter which have been verified by historical research done at each property.  This tour is all about fun and we make sure to stop by the best haunted bar locations in the city.  You will have time to get drinks along the way at one or more of these stops.  You must be 21 years of age to go on this tour.

New Orleans Cocktail History Walking Tour in the French Quarter

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Duration: 3 hours
Savor tasty cocktails in the French Quarter of New Orleans on a walking tour with an expert local guide. Visit hidden gems enjoyed by locals for centuries, learning from your fun and knowledgeable guide about the historic venues you see and legendary cocktails you sip. Discover the origins of the Daiquiri, learn the truth about absinthe, and sample a Sazerac concocted from a 19th-century recipe. Each stop features a classic cocktail, mixed by renowned bartenders who add a signature twist. It's a perfect tour for cocktail and culture enthusiasts!

New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

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Duration: 4 hours
Enjoy a fully narrated city tour of historic New Orleans, where you will visit the world famous French Quarter, Jackson Square, Audubon Park and even uncover the mysteries surrounding Voodoo. Then take to the waters for a cruise on the Mississippi River. The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience of a leisurely, two-hour cruise on the mighty Mississippi. Come and discover New Orleans today!

New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour

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Duration: 3 hours
Trace centuries of history, culture, sights and sounds of the dynamic city of New Orleans on this 2.5-hour tour by mini-coach and on foot. Drive through the vibrant French Quarter, the beautiful Garden District and Jackson Square — a US National Historic Landmark — to see Creole townhouses, shotgun homes, historic mansions and the longest bridge in the world, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. Then hear tales of ghosts, voodoo and New Orleans' unique burial traditions on a walk at the legendary St Louis Cemetery No. 3. Choose from multiple tour times to suit your schedule.

New Orleans Vampire Walking Tour

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Duration: 2 hours
Visit the dark and mysterious world of the undead on this popular New Orleans vampire tour. Walk with your theatrical guide through the French Quarter and hear haunting legends of New Orleans’ famous vampires – ‘real’ and fictional. Visit sites associated with these creatures of the night, where you’ll hear chilling tales and learn of scandalous acts. Stop at a notable vampire tavern as well as movie locations from ‘Interview With a Vampire’ and other blood-sucking stories. Be sure to bring garlic along – just in case!

New Orleans City and Cemetery Bus Tour

(185)
Duration: 3 hours
This tour provides an insider’s perspective, with opportunities to walk around on your own and take in the rich history of New Orleans. Relax in our bus with small group sizes and visit historic neighborhoods, including the French Quarter, Treme, Faubourgs St. John and Marigny, Garden and Warehouse Districts as well as a stop in one of our St. Louis Cemeteries. Enjoy a relaxing ride and experience the unique highlights of the Crescent City. The tour is 2.5 hours and offers hotel pick-up.

New Orleans Ghost Adventures Tour

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Duration: 2 hours
Explore the haunted side of New Orleans with this 2-hour ghost tour led by a local historian. Learn about real ghost stories at haunted locations throughout the French Quarter which have been verified by historical research done at each property - this is not about theatrics. This is the only historically accurate tour.