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


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Activity Level



Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)

Scenic bayou, historic homes & ancient oaks

We'll start in the French Quarter where the history begin then head out following a route that was a Native American portage road predating the French. 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.


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 Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel

End Point Options: Hotel

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.


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

Other: My services as your guide including the history and stories of the area.
Honda Odyssey van with air conditioning.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 USD - coffee & beignets

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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