Garden District Driving & Walking Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

398704


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Folding wheelchair only
Must be able to get in and out of car.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

3 Hour Private History Tour Upriver.


After the Louisiana purchase in 1803, is when the Garden District was developed for the wealthy Americans. Because of the large lawns, the community was fittingly nicknamed the Garden District.

Just 15 min. from the French quarter. We will drive thought and talk about the differences between the Creoles( first born to the original settlers) and the American. You will see some of the most beautiful homes in America. I will explain the different types of architecture while we walk through this remarkable neighborhood.

While in the Garden District we will walk through Lafayett cemetery. New Orleans is a city surrounded by water and built below sea level. This is why our departed spend eternity entombed above ground.

Before heading back we will stop by one of my favorite places uptown, The Columns Hotel. A beautiful home built in 1887 that is now a small boutique hotel, where will sit on the front porch and enjoy a drink and watch the oldest streetcar pass by.

A great way to end your tour.

Itinerary

I will pick you up at from a preset location. We will drive to the Garden District and spend hours exploring. On this tour you will see;

Garden District
Mansions built 1832-1870
Lafayette Cemetery
St. Charles Ave.
The Columns Hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up anywhere in the New Orleans Metro area.

End location: I will drop you off anywhere in the New Orleans Area

Duration: 3 hours

Might be a little longer if we stop for drinks.

Transportation

I sanitize and Clean my Vehicals after every Tour.

'15 Graphite Grey Mercedes ML350
Luxury SUV
or
'15 Black on Black Volvo XC90
Luxury SUV

What’s Included

- 3 hour walking and driving tour of the of New Orleans
- Transportation in a 2015 Mercedes ML350 SUV or Volvo XC90

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 US - A drink at Columns Hotel
admission for home Tours when available .

What’s Extra

Drinks
home tours

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