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“Best way to see the highlights of New Orleans” 5 of 5 stars
Review of New Orleans Jogging Tours Day Tours

New Orleans Jogging Tours Day Tours
828 Royal St. #171, New Orleans, LA 70116
504 858-9988
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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!
Forest Hill, Maryland
2 reviews
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“Best way to see the highlights of New Orleans”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

There is a reason why all of the reviews of this tour are Excellent -- TripAdvisor doesn't allow a higher rating! Marcus is one of the best tour guides you will ever meet. He knows the history of the city, like why the French Quarter should really be called the Spanish Quarter, as well as the best places to eat and drink (one place gives you a free Sangria if you mention his name). The tour is at a slow, relaxing pace and you stop frequently for pictures, but you still get 10K worth of exercise (which you will need if you decide to eat in New Orleans). A brief overview of the items we saw on our tour include the Art District around Decatur, Jackson Square, Jax Brewery, French Quarter, Bourbon St., Street Cars, Emeril's, Celebrity (Archie Manning, Brangelina, Sandra Bullock, Anne Rice, Jefferson Davis) Homes, Haunted Houses, Garden District, Luxury Homes, Cemetary, Warehouse District, Lee Circle, Slave Quarters, and the Business District, including the tallest building in New Orleans. Besides watching the Ravens win the Super Bowl, this was the highlight of our trip.

Visited February 2013
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Nashville, Tennessee
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“Great way to break a sweat and see the sights!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

I had a great tour of the city with Marcus, who was very knowledgeable about the city's history and all Nola has to offer. The tour was a great way to get in my training miles while also having a little bit of fun! Thanks Marcus!

Visited February 2013
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New Orleans J, Front Office Manager at New Orleans Jogging Tours Day Tours, responded to this review, November 25, 2014
Thank you for the awesome review!
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Orlando
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“Learn history while losing weight!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

The guide was a font of historic, family and cultural information that he managed to impart while running. As an added free treat, he took photos of me at many of the historic sites and scenic spots we visited. I had thought of bringing my iPhone to do just that, but I'm glad I didn't. The pace was right for all but the slowest runners -- I'm guessing 9- to 10-minute miles. Speed demons like me just need to dial back the temptation to go faster. Besides, it's about the history, not about how fast you can run the route. Be very careful, though: I tripped in the French Quarter on uneven pavement -- besides, is there any even pavement in the city? -- and skinned my shoulder, elbow and knee. This was my own fault, though.

Visited January 2013
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New Orleans J, Owner at New Orleans Jogging Tours Day Tours, responded to this review, May 12, 2014
Right! Sometimes I can loose 12lbs in an hour! Thanks!
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
“Great way to see the city”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Great run and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. I might be a little bias because the tour was tailored to me since i was the only one on the tour but it was a tuesday morning so not surprised. Saw a lot of great sites, worked up a good sweat, saw the city - both tourist areas and residential, and the tour guide was very accommodating. Would def recommend this tour for anyone who likes to jog or run in new places.

Visited January 2013
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New Orleans J, Manager at New Orleans Jogging Tours Day Tours, responded to this review, November 25, 2014
We really appreciate the review, it means alot!
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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“Excellent Tour - Highly recommended!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

The tour was fantastic. It is a great concept to combine your daily workout with a tour of the city. The knowledge of the guide was phenomenal. You could tell your information was coming from someone with a deep knowledge of the city, not from memorizing a pamphlet. My wife was jealous with my new-found knowledge.

Visited January 2013
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New Orleans J, Guest Relations Manager at New Orleans Jogging Tours Day Tours, responded to this review, November 25, 2014
We appreciate the recommendation!
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