Bayou St. John, Esplanade & City Park New Orleans, Driving.

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Tour Number

Activity Level

137124


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)

Scenic bayou, historic homes & ancient oaks


Let's get out of the French Quarter! We have a luxury Honda Odyssey to make our up historic Esplanade Avenue, with its stunning stunning Creole mansions and head out to Bayou St. John & City Park area. We'll drive along the Bayou we will discuss the historic homes and the native people that lived here predating the French colonists. We will continue into City Park. Inside the park there is a grove of ancient live oaks, a free sculpture garden and the best coffee & beignets in the city! We'll stroll under the trees, take time for photograph talk about the history of the park, it's a magical place.
The Bayou & City Park areas have a fascinating his history that predate the French Quarter.

Itinerary

Pick up at your hotel with
transportation up Esplanade Ridge
Drive along Bayou St. John & share the history.
Inside City Park we'll walk through the ancient Oaks.
We'll stop for delicious CAFE OLE & BEIGNETS,
they are the best in the city- trust me!
Walk through the sculpture garden.
Return to your hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: your hotel

End location: your hotel

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

Transportation

Honda Odyssey van with air conditioning.
Comfortably fits six, seven if you want to squeeze in one more!
The van is affectionately called "Homer".
Some walking.

What’s Included

My services as your guide including the history and stories of the area.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 USD - coffee beignets & entry into historic home if you choose

A Recent Review of this tour

This was our second tour with Cassandra. She really brings the history of NOLA to life and plans a very well-paced, interesting and fun tour. Great suggestions for jazz and food as well.
Joan Giambusso

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