This post is about visiting Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, a working float studio where you'll see historic floats, costumes, and decorations from past Mardi Gras festivals.
This post answers some frequently answered questions about Mardi Gras in New Orleans as well as Carnival Season in general, updated for 2022. You can also find videos and links to further content to help you plan your time in New Orleans for this uniquely New Orleans festive season. One thing to get clear, Mardi […]
This post is about the many New Orleans Mardi Gras Parades, the krewes and dance troupes that participate in them and helping you find a parade that is right for you. All About Krewes Dance Troupes Find a Parade Tips Mardi Gras for Beginners What is a Carnival Krewe? A krewe - pronounced like “crew” […]
This post provides a simple itinerary to help you experience as much of New Orleans as possible in just one day, including tips about how to prepare for a day of sightseeing in the Big Easy. 1-Day Itinerary Tips for the Trip Neighborhood Guides New Orleans Self-Guided Tours Things to Do in New Orleans 1-Day […]
New Orleans is synonymous with Voodoo and when you think of Voodoo, you think of Marie Laveau. The so-called Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau is arguably the most famous person to be associated with that religion and yet we know very little about her. She is more legend than fact, shrouded in mystery and myth. Perhaps […]
This post provides details for our daily, guided walking tour of the French Quarter as well as our self-guided GPS-enabled audio tour and our other tours in the Quarter. Our Daily Tours GPS Audio Tour Food Tour Cocktail Tour Other Tour Options Things to Do in the FQ WALKING TOUR OF THE FRENCH QUARTER
This post is a practical guide to visiting cemeteries in New Orleans, with tips on which to choose as well as explanations of what you will see. Brief Introduction St. Louis Cemetery #1 Lafayette Cemetery #1 St. Louis Cemetery #3 Other Cemeteries Tips for Visiting Cemeteries Guided Tours BRIEF HISTORY OF INTERNMENT IN NEW […]
A lot of people worry about how safe it is to visit New Orleans, and while this is a generally valid concern, they are often a bit overblown. This post will cover some of the most common questions visitors have when coming to New Orleans and provide 6 tips for staying safe during your visit.
Not sure what tour to take? Check out the quick summary of our tours. If you don’t see a tour on our schedule that fits yours, let us know. We offer private tours as well. Check our our Self-Guided Walking Tours. Figuring out what tour to take can be a hard choice! We offer a […]