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Ranked #1 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: Relaxed rides, charismatic guides, and the most historically accurate tours in New Orleans! Enjoy an up-close look at our... more » Owner description: Relaxed rides, charismatic guides, and the most historically accurate tours in New Orleans! Enjoy an up-close look at our city, make new friends, and experience NOLA the way it was meant to be seen... on a bike! Whether you're visiting for the first time or a tourist in your own town, let us lead you through the rich history and incredible sites that make New Orleans the most unique city in the world. We provide options to fit any schedule and suit your interests. If you can get there on two wheels then we can take you there! We offer two all-inclusive tours of New Orleans, the Complete Crescent and the Southern Splendor. Offered on our classic cruiser bikes, these tours depart twice daily from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and again from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Don't have much time in your schedule? No problem! Buzz Nola introduces The Mini Tour, offering four uniquely themed one-hour tours. Our classic cruiser bikes depart when you're ready. Walk-ins are always welcome. Minimum party of two. « less
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Ranked #2 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: New Orleans Jogging Tours provides visitors and locals with a narrative running tour of New Orleans best historic and... more » Owner description: New Orleans Jogging Tours provides visitors and locals with a narrative running tour of New Orleans best historic and cultural sites. New Orleans Jogging Tours offers the perfect opportunity to explore the city while enjoying New Orleans outstanding weather. This is a healthy and fun alternative to your typical guided excursion. New Orleans Jogging Tours is ideal for travelers who are tired of being confined to planes, cars, and hotel rooms. Why spend your time in New Orleans cooped up in a bus, when you can discover the city on foot? Enjoy getting exercise and learning about New Orleans from our licensed tour guides. Along with our regularly scheduled tours, we offer customizable and private tours. Lace-up your running shoes and join New Orleans Jogging Tours for a unique tour of the Big Easy! « less
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Ranked #3 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: We are a local family owned business and we are the best in the city at what we do. Below, you will find a brief overview of... more » Owner description: We are a local family owned business and we are the best in the city at what we do. Below, you will find a brief overview of the 4 tours that we currently offer. Tour 1: Creole & Crescent Highlights Include: - The Marigny & Bywater Neighborhoods - Esplanade Avenue - St. Louis Cemetery #3 - City Park - Bayou St. John - Treme Neighborhood - Armstrong Park & Congo Square 2: Mardi Gras, Mansions & Movie Stars (the Garden District) Highlights Include: - St. Charles Avenue - The Garden District - Lee Circle - Memorial Hall (The Civil War Museum) - the World War II Museum - Magazine Street - Lafayette Cemetery #1 - The Irish Channel - Lafayette Square 3: WICKED FRENCH QUARTER (NIGHT TIME TOUR) A few highlights include: - The Andrew Jackson Hotel - inhabited by the spirits of Creole boys, who perished in the conflagration of 1794. Unlike the guests, they're here to stay. - The house formerly owned by Jacques St. Germaine said to be New Orleans' immortal Vampire. - The infamous LaLaurie Mansion - the most haunted building in New Orleans, where ghastly medical experiments were performed on the household slaves. - A special stop at a culturally historic home that no other company in the city can offer. What is it you ask? Come for a ride and find out! - And much more (We're saving the best for you!) By the end of the tour, if your hair isn't standing on end, or you're not spooked by the thought of getting back to your hotel by yourself you may want to look in the mirror for your own reflection!! 4: Our "Le Petit Vieux Carre" (Intro to the French Quarter) tour will cruise you around the Old City and show you many of the French Quarter attractions that are a must see before leaving town. It's a 1-hour tour to familiarize you with all of the main attractions of the French Quarter. WHAT WILL I SEE DURING THIS TOUR? - A Ride Down the Canal St. Neutral Ground - The Mississippi River & Levee - Audubon Aquarium - The "Moon Walk" (the Mississippi River levee) - Natchez & Creole Queen Steamboats - Jackson Square - St. Louis Cathedral - Cafe DuMonde - The French Market - The Old Ursulines Convent - The Old US Mint - Various types of architecture (shotgun house, creole cottage, etc.) - Lafittes Blacksmith Shop - and more! All tours include a custom ordered American made bike, a helmet & basket as well as cold bottled water for your ride. If you want to check out New Orleans from a true local's perspective, then this is the tour for you! Come ride with FreeWheelin' Bike Tours, it'll be the best thing you do while in New Orleans, you'll thank us later ;) « less
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Ranked #4 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Segway Tours
Owner description: The Crescent City is best enjoyed as you glide through its streets and along the riverfront. Our world-class tour guides... more » Owner description: The Crescent City is best enjoyed as you glide through its streets and along the riverfront. Our world-class tour guides provide heaps of unique and fascinating stories that make this "America’s Most Interesting City!" All tours are limited in size so you can count on a great and a personal experience full of fun and fantastic photo ops! City Segway Tours is the original New Orleans Segway tour company! After being forced to close our doors because of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, we are thrilled to finally be coming home. When you glide with us, you’ll know you are gliding with the original and the best. « less
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Ranked #5 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Owner description: Two Chicks provides private tours and a small collection of public ones. We celebrate New Orleans culture and explore several... more » Owner description: Two Chicks provides private tours and a small collection of public ones. We celebrate New Orleans culture and explore several different colorful neighborhoods. We visit the French Quarter, Garden District, cemeteries and strive to create lasting personal memories of the Crescent City. There's a great amount of "Sexy" history in New Orleans and there's a tour for that too. City tours possible with the addition of car service. Great for couples, small groups of friends, Bachelorette parties, girls weekends etc. We're happy to customize an experience for you. « less
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Ranked #6 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Walking tours
Owner description: Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only FREE, name-your-own-price New Orleans tours. Learn much more than just... more » Owner description: Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only FREE, name-your-own-price New Orleans tours. Learn much more than just Bourbon Street on our French Quarter Tour, about the well-heeled and their mansions on our Garden District Tour. Learn about New Orleans peculiar burial grounds on our St. Louis Cemetery #1 Tour. Foodies will love our food tours and everyone will get spooked on our New Orleans ghost tours. We now also offer bike tours and soon photography and bus tours. You decide what a tour was worth after the tour is finished. Pay-what-you-like tours are great tours for every budget. « less
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Ranked #7 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Owner description: With no hills, plenty of bike lanes and beautiful, historic avenues covered by canopies of Live Oaks, this magical city was... more » Owner description: With no hills, plenty of bike lanes and beautiful, historic avenues covered by canopies of Live Oaks, this magical city was made for biking. Whether you are new to New Orleans, or your permanent address is on Bourbon St., this tour has something for you! « less
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Ranked #8 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: Racontours, New Orleans is a walking tour company dedicated to sharing stories in an immersive Southern experience. Our tours... more » Owner description: Racontours, New Orleans is a walking tour company dedicated to sharing stories in an immersive Southern experience. Our tours are for story lovers and history buffs alike whose curiosity goes beyond mere linear dates and facts. While we offer 2 tours, we can only provide 1 tour a day on a first come first served basis. Reservations must be made with a minimum 24 hours advance notice. Our Garden District tour is a 6 hour experience that includes a 4 course lunch at the world renowned Commanders Palace! Our Voodoo tour is a 4-5 hour experience which takes place in the French Quarter. It is a fun and touching examination of how this often misunderstood ancient African faith evolved with the residents of the Vieux Carre, into what is now known as New Orleans Voodoo. Each walking tour concludes in an above ground cemetery. Join Racontours and discover the passions, loves, deceits and betrayals, that took place in our garden, below the sea. Thank you for your interest..and get ready to slow your roll! « less
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Ranked #9 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: New Orleans is so more than the French Quarter and we want to show you what most visitors don't get to experience. The heart... more » Owner description: New Orleans is so more than the French Quarter and we want to show you what most visitors don't get to experience. The heart of our city is seen through its many other historic neighborhoods, such as the beautiful Faubourg Marigny; and there is no better way to explore them than with New Orleans' original bicycle tour company. Join us as we take you for a bike ride around the old Creole neighborhoods and tell you the stories of the New Orleans that most tourists miss. The ride is relaxed, with plenty of time to ask questions, and a stop along the way at a neighborhood bar where you can find out all you want about local life while drinking a delicious Bloody Mary, if you like. For those who want to delve a little deeper, we offer a tasty Neighborhood Culinary Tour and a Historic Drinking Tour (where you get to indulge as you learn), all travelling through our streets like the locals do, on easy to ride classic cruiser bicycles. « less
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Ranked #10 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Classes/Workshops
Owner description: Langlois is a next-generation, interactive, dining and cooking experience. We offer participatory cooking classes and unique... more » Owner description: Langlois is a next-generation, interactive, dining and cooking experience. We offer participatory cooking classes and unique dining experiences focusing on authentic Cajun and Creole food. Guests are treated to an entertaining and interactive culinary experience that ends with a restaurant quality meal easily prepared at home. For a moment in time, our guests get to join our chefs in the creation of a fantastic meal or sit back and relax and enjoy the show. Built inside a turn-of-the-century Italian market in the historic Marigny neighborhood, Langlois Culinary Crossroads is a next-generation New Orleans dining experience, combining the quality of a restaurant with the style of a cooking school. Langlois offers hands-on and demonstration Cajun/Creole cooking classes, culinary tours, and a retail store stocked with local products, hard-to-find cookware and gourmet to-go food. Food lovers, cooks of all skill levels and the culinarily curious are all welcome!Food lovers and cooks of all skill levels are welcome. Children over 7 are welcome to attend the breakfast/brunch and lunch classes. All meals include coffee and tea service and house filtered water. Wine and beer are available for purchase « less
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Ranked #11 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: Drink and Learn (formerly the Cocktail Tour)offers visitors two different ways to experience New Orleans. Who knew history... more » Owner description: Drink and Learn (formerly the Cocktail Tour)offers visitors two different ways to experience New Orleans. Who knew history could be so much fun? Join cocktail historian Elizabeth Pearce as she regales you with the story of New Orleans, its people, and culture using some of its most famous (and infamous) drinks. Whether you join her for The Cocktail Tour or a Drinking Experience, you will come away with a new appreciation for America’s most interesting city. The Cocktail Tour stops at some of the French Quarters notable landmarks including Jackson Square, the French Market and St. Louis Cathedral. While you stroll, you will savor four iconic drinks of the city. Additionally, Drink & Learn offers Experiences that are perfect for those who prefer their drinking to be climate controlled and who see no reason to walk with a drink when you can sit and sip one. Featuring historic images and vintage film footage, The New Orleans Experience takes visitors on an interactive journey through the city’s history, one drink at a time.You much be 21 to attend any tour or experience. « less
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Ranked #12 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: French Quartour Kids is a tour company just for kids!! All tours are written and led by an experienced elementary school... more » Owner description: French Quartour Kids is a tour company just for kids!! All tours are written and led by an experienced elementary school teacher & licensed tour guide. Tours are for kids, 5 - 12 years old. Chaperones are required- but we promise they'll get something out of it as well! All tours last approximately an hour and a half. $20 per person over the age of 5. Times vary depending on the season. « less
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Ranked #13 of 182 activities in New Orleans
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Ranked #14 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: What happens when you combine a sightseeing tour with a photography class? American Photo Safari! Grab your camera, put on... more » Owner description: What happens when you combine a sightseeing tour with a photography class? American Photo Safari! Grab your camera, put on your walking shoes and join us for a fun and informative three hour photography workshop in New Orleans. Learn secrets for taking great photos from local, professional photographers. Perfect for beginners! Explore the historic French Quarter or the Garden District with an insider. No more boring snapshots! « less
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Ranked #15 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Classes/Workshops
Owner description: A cooking school located in a Lower Garden District Victorian mansion and staffed by some of the best chefs around. Intimate,... more » Owner description: A cooking school located in a Lower Garden District Victorian mansion and staffed by some of the best chefs around. Intimate, fun. « less
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Ranked #16 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: A unique movie experience! Let us give you a city tour of New Orleans while playing video clips from your favorite movies,... more » Owner description: A unique movie experience! Let us give you a city tour of New Orleans while playing video clips from your favorite movies, while we visit the actual filming locations aboard our intimate 10 passenger van! A locally owned and operated tour by Jonathan Ray. « less
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Ranked #17 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: Experience the diverse tastes of New Orleans, fun, food and famous eateries! Hear about New Orleans history,cultural fun... more » Owner description: Experience the diverse tastes of New Orleans, fun, food and famous eateries! Hear about New Orleans history,cultural fun facts and celebrated cuisine. Enjoy a muffuletta at Serio's ,winners of the Bobby Flay Food Network Throwdown. Savor Jambalaya at the Old Coffee Shop , featured on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Indulge in famous Pralines,Gumbo, Po-Boys, Bignets, and other tastebud delights! Gift certificates and Group Events are available. Visit tastebud tours web site. « less
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Ranked #18 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Classes/Workshops
Owner description: Our festive cooking classes feature lunch, laughs, and lessons in delightful morning or afternoon demonstrations. Guests... more » Owner description: Our festive cooking classes feature lunch, laughs, and lessons in delightful morning or afternoon demonstrations. Guests learn to make local favorites such as Gumbo, Jambalaya, Shrimp Creole, and Pralines. A meal of the demonstrated food items, beverages and recipes are included. « less
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Ranked #19 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: Bike through the little seen parts of New Orleans with us and take a ride through the rebirth of a historical neighborhood.... more » Owner description: Bike through the little seen parts of New Orleans with us and take a ride through the rebirth of a historical neighborhood. See not only the damage from Hurrican Katrina, but the uplifting rebuilding; and more importantly, why the neighborhood needed to survive. We'll visit the levee, learn about the musical culture, and meet Ronald Lewis, local historian and curator of the House of Dance and Feathers. Definitely an unforgettable day. « less
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Ranked #20 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: Our small groups and our knowledgeable Rock Star guides offer entertaining and unique stories of our amazing city. We offer... more » Owner description: Our small groups and our knowledgeable Rock Star guides offer entertaining and unique stories of our amazing city. We offer the ORIGINAL adult oriented history tour Strange True Tour, (a PG 13 tour due to drug references, mild languages, and adult situations) Women of New Orleans History, City of the Dead Cemetery Tour, Ghost Legends and Lore, Garden District, and Bike tours. Our small groups and entertaining guides sets apart from the large groups and random guides of other companies. « less
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Ranked #21 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: Cover more ground on a Crescent City Bike Tour! Enjoy a leisurely guided tour on an American-made classic cruiser bicycle.... more » Owner description: Cover more ground on a Crescent City Bike Tour! Enjoy a leisurely guided tour on an American-made classic cruiser bicycle. Smell the beignets and hear the music play as we ride through the tree-lined streets of the Crescent City. Our tours are given by established locals who will cover New Orleans history from its beginning in 1718 to present day. Bike Rentals, too! « less
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Ranked #22 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Food and Cocktail History Tours of New Orleans, Louisiana. Locally-owned and operated. The cure for the common tour!
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Ranked #23 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
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Ranked #24 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Owner description: Our City. Your Way. Bespoke customizes exclusive New Orleans travel experiences. Your personal itinerary will tour the best... more » Owner description: Our City. Your Way. Bespoke customizes exclusive New Orleans travel experiences. Your personal itinerary will tour the best NOLA has to offer with private insider guides showcasing local historic sites, restaurants, music, bars, events and festivals. No scripted tours. No inflexible schedules. No awkward group dynamics. Your experience doesn't exist until we create it just for you. « less
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Ranked #25 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Owner description: Customer Satisfaction is Our Top Priority! All rentals include a helmet, a high quality lock,lights for night riding, a... more » Owner description: Customer Satisfaction is Our Top Priority! All rentals include a helmet, a high quality lock,lights for night riding, a custom cycling map and baskets on women's bikes at No Extra Charge. We offer 24 hour self-returns in a secure indoor facility (the only company in New Orleans to offer this option). Our entire fleet of bikes are custom ordered for our company and are MADE IN THE U.S.A.! « less
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Ranked #26 of 182 activities in New Orleans
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Ranked #27 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
Owner description: Tours By Isabelle is the oldest locally owned and family run New Orleans tour company, providing first class, small scale,... more » Owner description: Tours By Isabelle is the oldest locally owned and family run New Orleans tour company, providing first class, small scale, personalized service since 1979! Experienced and knowledgeable Driver-Guides on board comfortable, top of the line 13 passenger vans enthusiastically will make you fall in love with Louisiana! « less
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Ranked #28 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Walking tours
Owner description: La Vie Orleans Tours is a step above. Ashton is your go-to guide for an informative, interesting, and entertaining tour in... more » Owner description: La Vie Orleans Tours is a step above. Ashton is your go-to guide for an informative, interesting, and entertaining tour in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tour sizes are kept small to provide a more enjoyable experience for the customer. And all tours are conducted by the owner, Ashton Rogers. - The French Quarter History Tour is a great New Orleans 101. History, culture, architecture, and more, all in one easy to digest experience. - The Craft Cocktail Tour visits some of the oldest and most storied bars in America, with local cocktails such as the Sazerac, the Ramos Gin Fizz, and the Vieux Carre. - The Pub Crawl History Tour hits all of the information of the French Quarter Tour, with some beverage stops for our thirstier companions. - And Private Tours offer customization and exclusivity for the more focused traveler. « less
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Ranked #29 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Tours
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Ranked #30 of 182 activities in New Orleans
Category: Spas
Owner description: Spa Atlantis is a full service day spa and salon*. Now, with 2 locations. Our original in New Orleans CBD (Downtown) and our... more » Owner description: Spa Atlantis is a full service day spa and salon*. Now, with 2 locations. Our original in New Orleans CBD (Downtown) and our newest location in New Orleans French Quarter. *French Quarter location only « less
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