Things to do in New Orleans
Ghosts of New Orleans: Self-Guided Haunted Walking Tour
Discover a secret vampire speak easy, ghosts of the French Quarter and stories of Vampires that roamed these streets. Go the the LaLaurie mansion, press play and put your phone in your pocket. From there the WalknTours app guides you turn by turn telling you the spooky stories of the French Quarter. -Tour never expires -1 purchase works on 2 phones On the solo tour you'll be guided through the streets of New Orleans and you'll see the most haunted spots in the French Quarter. You will see and hear the stories The LaLaurie Mansion, The Casket Girls, the old morgue, haunted hotels, haunted restaurants, the haunted Madame Johns Legacy and much more. And you'll get a chance to get a password on the tour and use it at the secret vampire speak easy at the end of the tour. How it works: 1. Get the WalknTours app 2. Register an account and use the experience code in your booking to unlock the tour. 3. Go the LaLaurie Mansion. 4. Press start experience.
A Walk in the Park: City Park New Orleans Audio Tour
Welcome to a grand urban pleasure garden; home to the largest stand of old-growth oak trees on Earth. These magnificent Southern Live Oaks, dripping with Spanish moss, are silent witnesses to over 700 years of natural history and local culture. We will explore a mesmerizing landscape brimming with wildlife, picturesque bayous, secluded fountains, romantic stories, Neo-Classical and Art-Deco architecture, WPA-era gardens and bridges, Enrique Alferez sculpture, and “flying horses.” City Park represents the heart and soul of New Orleans. Join me as we celebrate the successful relationship between nature’s splendor and humanity’s creative achievements. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
Metairie Cemetery Stories Walking Audio Tour
Enter the former Metairie Race Course, an earthly venue for the “quick,” now elegantly transformed into a glorious “City of the Dead” - where no one is in a hurry. Architecture and archeology seem to converge in this hallowed landscape of imposing society tombs and soaring mausolea. Experience an angelic locale filled with obelisks and pyramids, heroes and rogues, symbols and secrets. You will walk past the final resting places of over 50 kings and queens … of Carnival, that is. Soldiers and saints will escort us, revealing the rich military history and religious culture of New Orleans. We will explore the fascinating and unique memorials honoring many who struggled in the face of earthly battles as well as those who achieved spiritual victories, arousing the “better angels of our nature.” The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
Struttin' Down Royal Street Walking Audio Tour
The journey begins at the corner of Royal and Canal Streets in Old New Orleans. This was the gateway to the nineteenth century Creole "promenade publique". It was a lavish and decadent existence, filled with art, banquets, opera, architecture, duels, shopping and no shortage of Bordeaux and Bourbon. The Creoles even insist that they invented the cocktail. This French Quarter lifestyle in this crescent of the Mississippi River gradually gives way to the twentieth century traditions of Mardi Gras, jazz, and the rich bohemian existence of artists, musicians and writers. We will visit with William Faulkner, Louis Prima, Tennessee Williams and Truman Capote along the way. From Monkey Wrench Corner, Pirates Alley, Jackson Square, to the Battle of New Orleans... come with me... and hold on to your chapeau! The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
Beyond the French Quarter: New Orleans Off the Beaten Path Audio Tour
See New Orleans at your own pace with this affordable walking tour. • Go beyond the French District and see the Warehouse District, the Irish Channel, the Lower Garden District, and Uptown from one of the city’s historic streetcars • Hear from producer Katarina Boudreaux, a local writer, musician and teacher • Do it all in 35 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline. Please note that this tour doesn’t include the cost of the streetcar ride.
Bywater Stroll: Explore the Evolving Neighbourhood on an Audio Walking Tour
Take a walk through the evolving Bywater with this self-guided GPS audio tour. Historically a working-class neighbourhood, it has become a destination for artists and those seeking alternatives to the spectacle of the French Quarter. With its artist-run collectives, new bars and restaurants, and music venues popping up all over the neighbourhood, nightlife has begun to migrate here. This walk will wind you through some of its non-commercial, daytime offerings, with an eye toward some of the natural, historical, and overlooked details that give it character. Along the way, your walk will be punctuated with poetry, and you will have some personal time with the Mississippi River that makes the city "crescent."
New Orleans: Historic French Quarter Exploration Game
Discover New Orleans’ historic locations in the French Quarter by solving clues and unlocking stories on your phone. Play the engaging exploration game, reenacting the story of a security guard on a mission to retrieve a stolen artwork from the thief. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Highlights include: •Explore St. Louis Cathedral, Café du Monde, Jackson Square and other lesser-known places. •Enjoy a uniquely crafted story brought to you by our top-notch writers. •Discover the history of New Orleans’ signature treat, the beignet. •Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt. •Visit one of the oldest bars in America. After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. We recommend that each user purchases a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone.
Private Ghost Hunt Exploration Game in New Orleans
As you journey through the French Quarter in this city exploration game, you'll discover the neighborhood’s haunted history—from the shocking past of Jackson Square to the gruesome horrors of the LaLaurie Mansion. Follow step-by-step instructions and solve challenges to unlock local stories. Are you ready for a spooky night walk in New Orleans?
Walking the Tremé: A Self-guided Audio Tour of New Orleans
Two hundred years before the HBO television series made Tremé an emblem of the cultural richness of New Orleans, the residents of the faubourg Tremé drummed, danced, and second lined their way into history. The oldest African American neighborhood in the United States as well as the birthplace of jazz, Tremé boasts a history of civil rights activism and jazz rhythms that still inspires. Explore the Tremé at your own pace with this highly acclaimed self guided audio tour of New Orleans. From Congo Square to Brass Band Heaven and the Tomb of the Unknown Slave, the Faubourg Tremé will get under your skin. The tour is ready whenever you feel like “Walking the Tremé.” With your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place. If you prefer, you can download the tour and use it offline as well.If you've got an hour or so and want to explore a neighborhood like no other, then this is the tour for you!
New Orleans Esplanade Ridge: A Self-Guided Audio Tour
Explore the Creole Garden District on Esplanade Avenue at your own pace with this highly acclaimed self guided audio tour of New Orleans. Beginning at Ashton’s Bed and Breakfast, a one-time antebellum plantation house in the heart of the Faubourg St. John, you'll stroll down the beautiful central avenue of the city’s Creole Garden District, while discovering enticing stories of a neighborhood built by and for French Creoles in response to the encroaching Americanism that followed the 1803’s Louisiana Purchase. The tour is ready whenever you feel like taking a stroll. Using your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place. If you prefer, you can download the tour and use it offline as well.If you've got an hour or so and want to explore the lush and historical sites that this New Orleans faubourg has to offer – this is the tour for you!
New Orleans Virtual Self-Paced Guided City Tour
Learn about New Orleans before you visit or while you plan your trip! Watch from anywhere and make virtual stops at more than 25 videos around the city. Explore New Orleans' unique above-ground burial processes, learn how to make a Sazerac cocktail, and hear stories about New Orleans' haunted history. Plus, when you book an in-person tour with Southern Style Tours, your purchase will be discounted by the amount you paid for the virtual tour. New stops are added regularly, so don't pass up this chance to see New Orleans without the crowds
New Orleans City Park Private Tour and Exploration Game
Embark on a quest in New Orleans and walk under the majestic live oaks in one of the United States’ largest urban parks. Learn about City Park’s past and present, from its plantation days to its current draw as a mecca for locals. Discover unique cultural and historical facts while solving clues and puzzles. + Discover the history and beauty of New Orleans City Park + Visit the 800-year-old McDonogh Oak, one of the top sculpture gardens in the country + Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt Discover New Orleans’ fascinating history as you walk in the beautiful City Park and solve clues. Explore this charming park in New Orleans by playing a quest with your friends, significant other or family. Each clue will lead you from one place to another by providing you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. As you solve the problem and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked.
Walking Tour about The Good, The Bad and The Beautiful Women of New Orleans
New Orleans always has had its adventurous spirit, and that spirit is not just restricted to the men. In this tour, the only of its kind, we will discover the great women of New Orleans’ past - in every field: politics, piracy, culinary, entertainment, science and some jobs best not mentioned.
One Hour Saint Louis Cemetery Number One Walking Tour
This one-hour walking tour is offered for those short on time or do not wish to walk long distances (tour is approximately one mile), but wish to see St. Louis #1 Cemetery, the oldest operating cemetery in New Orleans. While guests aren't allowed inside the cemetery at this time, our tour has been modified to include French Quarter history, cemetery history, and the option for photo shoots at the entrance(s), until the Archdiocese reopens and admits tours. We thank you, in advance, for joining us during this time.
Historic House Tour Ticket
*Vaccine Update:* Per official City of New Orleans guidelines, as of Monday, August 16, 2021 we are requiring proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test that is no more than 72 hours old for anyone 12 years or older in order to enter the building. Thank you for helping us stop the spread of the Delta Variant so that we may get back to normal museum operations as soon as possible! In a city treasured for its old and unique architecture, there are only a few historic homes open to the public as museums. Come experience this one-of-a-kind 1826 house in the quiet, residential end of the French Quarter and hear how the lives of its inhabitants reflected the history of their times.
Fun City Scavenger Hunt in New Orleans by Crazy Dash
Crazy Dash of New Orleans allows your team to discover the city in a fun way! Our app will instruct you to find a variety of different items around the city. For every item you find, you'll get points. You can find these items in any order you'd like. You'll also participate in exciting challenges for points as well. See how your points stack up to others on our app rankings. All scavenger hunts have a remote host to help along the way via chat. Come explore New Orleans with us!
Explore New Orleans with a Unique Scavenger Hunt by Operation City Quest
Use our app to explore New Orleans in this fun scavenger hunt! Use the app to find things around the city in any order you'd like, take photos, and collect points. You can also complete challenges for points. Take a look at the rankings to see how your score compares at any point! All of our scavenger hunts have a remote host via chat to help along the way. Come out and explore in New Orleans.
Unique Scavenger Hunt Experience in New Orleans by 3Quest Challenge
3Quest Challenge of New Orleans allows your team to discover the city in a fun and unique way! The game is played on an app and instructs you to find a variety of items (given in riddle form) that can be found in the downtown area of the city. For every item you find, you'll get points. You will also be participating in exciting challenges for points too! These items and challenges are separated into 3 quests and your goal is to complete all 3 quests in order! If you want the game to be even more challenging, set a time limit of 2 hours for yourself to see if you can do all 3 quests in the time allowed. You will also get a remote host who will follow along virtually and give you support via chat if you need it. Can you complete all 3 quests? Find out in New Orleans today!
New Orleans French Quarter Walking Audio Tour
Join us as we visit one of America’s most vibrant artist colonies, New Orleans’ oldest neighborhood, and a place where artists, painters, and street performers make their living ensuring that each and every tourist (including you) feels that every day spent in New Orleans is its own vacation. The mobile app helps you explore New Orleans French Quarter with a private audio tour (included). The audio tour has clean navigation, filled with exciting stories from professional guides. The mobile app is available on App Store and Google Play and works offline. The tour with an in-app audio guide is for the one who wants to see the New Orleans Jazz National Park, the birthplace for all things “jazz”, listen to old city legends about New Orleans' slaveholders, see perhaps the oldest bar in the United States and visit New Orleans most prestigious and delectable coffee shop. Enjoy your party only!
Private Rum Tasting Experience in New Orleans
Visit one of the smallest (but most eclectic!) distilleries in Louisiana, while getting a first-hand account of the rum-making process. You will discover the art and chemistry behind the fermentation, distillation, and aging processes, and the specific techniques employed in our process to make such a distinctive rum. You will try a sample a variety of award-winning rums and discover your favorites! All are carefully hand-crafted on-site and harness the vibrant sugar cane industry of Louisiana.Actual rum makers who will guide you through the tasting and answer any questions you have.