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“Nice "cool" way to see most of New Orleans” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Southern Style Tours

Southern Style Tours
201 St Charles Ave Suite 2500, New Orleans, LA 70170 (Central Business District)
+1 504-568-1998
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Owner description: We do 3 hour City Tours twice daily. We run everyday rain or shine. Our tours are 9 am and 2 pm. We pick you up from downtown hotels and drop you back off. We cover all the popular tour spots and more. Tours are on brand new comfortable mini buses with large windows for picture taking. We can go where large buses can not. All calls are answered by the owners.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“Nice "cool" way to see most of New Orleans”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This three-hour plus tour took us to most major parts of the city. The Ninth Ward was especially interesting and we spent the most time there. Despite all of the "name-dropping" our guide felt he had to do as he narrated the sights, he provided us a good overview and showed a lot of pride in his city. The snack break in City Park is a nice touch, too. The guide also offers to drop you off wherever you like at the end of the tour (within reason) which can make the tour go over the three-hour mark, but it's a nice benefit and worth it. Air conditioned mini-buses are definitely they way to go in New Orleans anytime between May and September!

Visited May 2015
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Shelbyville, Tennessee
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“Fantastic way to see a mixture of the city's features”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We took this tour on May 17, after finding the Groupon deal. Our tour guide, Darren, was informative and humorous as he told us stories about the various areas of the city. We were only in the city for the weekend and without this tour, we would never have seen a fraction of the features we were able to view. The tour lasted almost exactly 3 hours, not including pickups and drop-offs and Darren offered to drop everyone off anywhere they wanted after it was over. For us, it was well worth the money.

Visited May 2015
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Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
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“One of the Highlights of Our Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I really enjoyed this tour. Greg, our tour guide picked us up at our hotel in a small, air conditioned tour bus. I was glad we did this tour early in our visit (Monday) because it really helped us get a feel for NOLA. Greg had so much information he eagerly enjoyed sharing. He sprinkled it with comedy, laughter, and his own lifetime experiences. I really felt that he knew what he was talking about. We toured all the NO landmarks, a cemetery, the Garden District, and my favorite part of the tour...the 9th Ward. I feel like I'm so much more informed about what really happened during, and after Hurricane Katrina. We also had a pit stop halfway through the tour for Beignets. I don't often give 5 star reviews, but this tour was a winner.

Visited May 2015
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“So worth your time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We enjoyed this tour more than we thought we would. The bus was comfortable and made a couple of stops to get out and stretch. The guide was very interesting and had a lot of historical information. We were driven through areas that one would normally not get to see in a short trip. It also helped us decide which areas to stay in next. Well worth the money and time! You definitely need a window seat if you plan to take pictures.

Visited April 2015
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Toronto, Ontario
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“Darren is excellent guide”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Like most others, we really enjoyed this tour. Darren was very informative and as for us, we enjoyed the little musical bits that he played during his narrative. We enjoyed the City Park stop as well as the stop at Metarie Cemetery. We learned a lot about New Orleans and would recommend this tour to get the overall picture. For sure, if you are taking pictures, get a window seat.

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