The Dark Side of New Orleans
New Orleans has had its share of terrifying locals through the years and we're going to learn their stories and explore streets they walk and some say still walk. Don't forget to bring your camera! New Orleans is spooky. There have been crimes and events that have occured here and the energy is still lingering.
This is a not a pop-up and surprise you type of tour, this is a historical tour where we will visit sites with a frightening past. We will visit a number of hotels, bars, and homes during the tour. Please note that the homes are residential and we will not be able to go inside. Also, St. Louis # 1 Cemetery closes during the day. We will go at our own pace and attempt to avoid the crowds.
The tour is suitable for children but some of the stories are quite scary.
We will me in the lobby of Hotel Monteleone located at 214 Royal Street. Here we will get acquainted and talk about the history of New Orleans and some of the locations we are going to visit.
From there will visit the locations below. Please note that some of these places are closed at night. If you would like to visit during the day, please contact me.
We will end the tour at Cafe Du Monde where will enjoy refreshments, talk about what we saw and plan the rest of your trip.
The Pharmacy Museum - 514 Chartres St (Open during the day)
Jackson Square and Pirates Alley
Lalaurie Mansion 1140 Royal St
Sultan's Palace - 716 Dauphine St
Voodoo Spiritual Temple - 826 N. Rampart St
Jimani Lounge - 141 Chartres St
Andrew Jackson Hotel - 919 Royal St.
Jacque St. Germaine House -709 St. Ann St.
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop- 941 Bourbon St
LeCarpentier-Beauregard-Keyes House -1113 Chartres St (Open during the day)
Old Ursuline Convent -1100 Chartres St
French Market- 1235 N Peters S
Cafe Du Monde- 800 Decatur St
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: 214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130
End location: I will be dropping you off at your hotel or at a location you request.
Duration: 2 hours 30 min.
The tour will go in either rain or shine. We will go at our own pace and attempt to avoid large groups which may make the tour longer.
A wonderful time with your local licensed guide. I can pick you up and drop you off at hotel or meeting place.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 USD - This is for anyone who would like a cocktail while on the tour. We will be stopping at 2 bars for ghostly stories, bathroom, and refreshment break.
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Matt was lovely, quite knowledgeable about New Orleans history and tailored the tour to our interests and questions. I highly recommend him.