NOLA Native Tours

Garden District Walking Tour

NOLA Native Tours

Venture outside of the French Quarter!

This two-hour walking tour brings you through the beautiful Garden District of New Orleans Louisiana. All of our guides are certified by the city of New Orleans and are New Orleans natives. This tour mixes history with recent events. Tour stops include historic Lafayette Cemetery, Sandra Bullock's New Orleans residence and the house where Peyton and Eli Manning grew up. We even make a stop for refreshments. There are plenty of dining options in the area after the tour.

STARTING POINT

Defend New Orleans Store

  • Outside of the Defend New Orleans Store.
  • 1101 First Street, 70130 (map).
  • At the corner of Magazine Street and First Street.
  • You can take the St. Charles Streetcar to First (Stop ID: 243) and walk down First towards the river to Magazine (.4 miles).
  • You can also take the Magazine Street Bus to Magazine and First (Stop ID: 179).

   
ENDING POINT

Tracey's? Parasol's? Commander's Palace? You decide.
   

RAIN PLAN

Rain doesn't stop our tours. If it's raining meet us inside the shop. In the event of severe weather you will be sent an email that gives you the option of rescheduling or getting a full refund.

 
GUIDE LOCATION

Your guide's location will be posted here one hour before and during your tour.

 

PHOTOS AND POSTS

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WE'RE ADDING A SCAVENGER HUNT!

While you're enjoying your walking tour of the Garden District you can hunt for clues. Starting soon iPhone users will be able use klikaklu to enhance your tour.

    

STUFF TO BRING

  • Comfortable shoes
  • An umbrella or poncho
  • Cash for drinks

AFTER YOUR TOUR

 

-most photos by Paul Christiansen

LIVE

-Mardi Gras Radio Station
-WWOZ