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Uptown is a section of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, on the east bank of the Mississippi River, encompassing a number of neighborhoods between the French Quarter and the Jefferson Parish line. It remains an area of mixed residential and small commercial properties, with a wealth of 19th-century architecture. It includes part or all of Uptown New Orleans Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Wikipedia


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New Orleans Garden District Historical Tour: Destined To Be Different

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Uptown/carrollton, New Orleans

The Garden District survives as a showcase of magnificent houses and gardens. Hear the stories of the cotton brokers and commission merchants who made their home in the Garden District. One Of The Most Unique Neighborhoods In All America: The Garden District became a fashionable enclave of New Orleans’ most successful American citizens, and moving “Uptown” to the prestigious Garden District was considered the culmination of one’s achievements. Please Note: The City of New Orleans has closed Lafayette Cemetery #1 for repairs. While the Cemetery is closed The Savvy Native has expanded its Garden District Tour to include historical sites not normally included in our 2 hour tour.  

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Small-Group New Orleans Scooter Tour

Uptown/carrollton, New Orleans

Join us for the only motorized scooter tour in New Orleans. We'll meet at Avenue Scooters for a brief safety lesson and intro, sign some legal paperwork, and head off for a 3 hour tour of the Garden District and Uptown neighborhoods. We start off slowly in the Garden District to get a full view on the magnificent mansions in the area, including some celebrity homes. As we scoot through the Garden District, we'll take the smaller side streets to get you acquainted with the scooter and off the beaten path. We will see the outside of world famous Commander's Palace and venture by foot into Lafayette Cemetery if it's open. On our way to the Carrollton neighborhood, we drive briefly on St. Charles and see Tulane and Loyola University as well as the Creole Cottages and Shotgun homes of Uptown. About halfway through, we stop for a 15-20 min coffee break on Oak street at the site of the former Marine Bank. On our way back to Avenue Scooters we ride through Audubon Park.

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