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September 14, 2021
Places to Visit in New Orleans for 1st Timers

This post lists our picks for the 10 top New Orleans attractions that first-time visitors should plan to see. There are many more points of interest in the Big Easy, the most interesting city in America, but these activities and sights are a great place to start. 1. Explore the Architecture of the French Quarter […]

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September 13, 2021
12 New Orleans Souvenirs + Gifts

This post covers some of the best New Orleans souvenirs, as well as tips and tricks to help you save both time and money. Shopping can be a very entertaining part of any travel excursion. Having such a unique culture, New Orleans makes shopping a priority. Traditional New Orleans Souvenirs 1. Masks Carnival Season can be […]

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September 5, 2021
New Orleans Weather in October 2022

New Orleans Weather in October is perfect with warm but pleasant days and mild to cool, comfortable nights.  This is the driest month of the year in the Big Easy and the best time to take one or more of our walking tours. Temperatures Early in the month, the days are warm with afternoon temperatures in […]

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September 5, 2021
Garden District Walking Tour

This post provides details for our daily, guided walking tours of the Garden District as well as our self-guided GPS-enabled audio tour and other options. It also covers things to do, how to get here, what to see, restaurants, bars, and shopping.   TOUR DESCRIPTION The Garden District, or 'Lafayette City', as it was once known, […]

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August 24, 2021
French Quarter Walking Tours

This post provides details for our daily, guided walking tour of the French Quarter. We also include information on our self-guided GPS-enabled audio tour and our other tours in the Quarter. WALKING TOUR OF THE FRENCH QUARTER Famous for its beads and beers on Bourbon Street, the reality of the Vieux Carre far surpasses its […]

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August 13, 2021
New Orleans Neighborhoods

This guide provides information for visitors about the most well-known and important neighborhoods in New Orleans, Louisiana. We include maps listing each of the notable attractions in the areas. French Quarter (Vieux Carré) This is the most well-known of the New Orleans neighborhoods, which runs adjacent to the Mississippi River. It’s home to some of […]

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August 13, 2021
Halloween in New Orleans 2022

This post covers several fun things to see and do for Halloween in New Orleans. Most of these events and activities take place annually.  Sightseeing Tours There are several tours available in New Orleans that cover the haunted and often creepy history of the city. We actually offer several pay-what-you-want tours you might want to […]

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August 12, 2021
5 New Orleans Cemeteries to Visit

This post is a practical guide to visiting cemeteries in New Orleans. We include tips on which to choose, explanations of what you will see, as well as guided tours (including our own).  BRIEF HISTORY OF INTERNMENT IN NEW ORLEANS New Orleans was founded by the French in 1718 as a tiny outpost situated on […]

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July 30, 2021
St. Louis #3 Cemetery and Bayou St. John Tour

On this tour you'll see some of the oldest surviving houses in New Orleans, New Orleans City Park & Bayou Metairie and a beautiful example of above ground burials at St. Louis #3.

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July 21, 2021
How Safe is New Orleans for Visitors?

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. […]

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July 15, 2021

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 […]

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July 9, 2021
Audubon Aquarium | Tickets, Prices and Discounts

This post will help you plan a fun trip to the Audubon Aquarium, including how to get here, the best times to visit, aquatic life on display, and describe the exhibitions. Let's dive in!

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July 3, 2021
New Orleans Airport to the French Quarter

This post covers each of the airport transfers available in New Orleans. We include details about taxis, rideshares, public transportation, private shuttles, and more. Let's get moving! Taxi or Uber/Lyft This is probably the easiest way to get from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to the city, and it’s also one of the most […]

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June 25, 2021
St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans

There is a lot to see and do both in and around the St. Louis Cathedral. This post will provide details about planning a trip to this location, attending mass, taking a tour, and seeing all of the attractions you will find nearby. Let's dive in! PLAN YOUR VISIT St. Louis Cathedral is located in […]

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June 23, 2021
St. Charles Streetcar to the Garden District

This post is about taking the St. Charles Streetcar from the French Quarter to the Garden District and beyond. We include tips for visitors on where to board, fares, and passes as well as a guide to riding New Orleans Streetcars. The Historic St. Charles Streetcar Line is the city's longest and the world's oldest […]

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June 21, 2021
Second Line Parades in New Orleans

This post will explain the second lines in New Orleans, where and when to find them, and how to join in. We also explain their history and evolution. WHAT IS A SECOND LINE? The second line is a foot parade led by a brass band. The most famous ones are jazz funerals, where during a […]

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