Off the Beaten Path New Orleans


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Activity Level



City, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes. Children need to be able to walk for 4 hours and be supervised by a parent

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8



English (fluent)

Congo Square, Treme, Marigny, St. Roch

Why stay in the French Quarter when some of the most unique New Orleans neighborhoods are just a short distance away? This tour is designed to give a unique 'real' New Orleans experience. Here you will meet a Mardi Gras Indian in Treme, America's oldest African American neighborhood. Take a stroll through Congo Square with me and learn more about the history of New Orleans. We will visit the wonderfully eclectic neighborhood of the Marigny. Fun fact, Bernard de Marigny invented the game we call 'Craps'. We will then head to historic St. Roch to visit the most authentic Voodoo shop in New Orleans and have a meal you will not forget. The St. Roch Market is an incubator for talented Chefs trying to get funding for a restaurant. Together we search out for the next Emeril. Lastly, we will take the streetcar back to the French Quarter and to your hotel. It is a fun and unique way to see NOLA. Each tour will be custom designed to fit your needs and preferences


I will meet you at your hotel. If you are outside of the New Orleans area we will arrange a meeting place.

* Congo Square
* Backstreet Cultural Museum
* Esplanade Ave
* Cocktail/Bathroom Break
* Fabourg Marigny
* New Orleans Healing Center
* St. Roch Market
* Rampart Streetcar

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel, or cruise ship, or airport.

End location: I can end the tour where I met you if you wish. Or if you feel comfortable after 2.5 hours I can leave you to explore on your own.

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.

Weather and events happening in the city may affect the duration and route of our tour.



What’s Included

Other: The tour includes my services as your personal tour guide and streetcar fare.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 USD - Payments include drinks, food, souvenirs, etc.

What’s Extra

Other: Meals, souvenirs, etc.

A Recent Review of this tour

Matt is a very knowledgeable guide. He was able to accommodate our requests and adapt the tour for us. We enjoyed ourselves tremendously. Thank you Matt!!!
Marian Bucci

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