The Big Easy Insider Tour: The Locals Experience
Visit New Orleans like a real local and learn where all the locals' secret sweet spots are! This two-hour walking tour provides guests with New Orleans' history along with detailed stories of events that made New Orleans become the city that it is today. During this tour guests are encouraged to eat, drink and have most of all have fun!
New Orleans is a beautiful Louisiana city located on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. Nicknamed the "Big Easy," it's known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures. Embodying its festive spirit is Mardi Gras, the late-winter carnival famed for raucous costumed parades and public partying.
The tour guide will take guests around and show them where locals hang out. This tour starts in the heart of the French Quarter and ends after the tour guide takes guests to Frenchmen Street. Frenchmen Street is known as Bourbon Street!
Join this tour and explore the French Quarter with a licensed tour guide, this tour sums up everything that makes The Big Easy so unique. Learn some interesting facts about New Orleans' very famous celebration, Mardi Gras. Visit locations where Mardi Gras traditions still take place every year and learn the history behind these traditions.
See where the French Opera house once stood one Bourbon Street. Learn about voodoo that is still practiced in New Orleans! Did you know Marie Laveau the voodoo queen was allowed to practice voodoo in the Catholic Church?! Guests will take a stroll down Royal Street and see the famous art gallery's.
Visit the old U.S. Mint, the very popular French Market, which is a beautiful open air market, The Louisiana State Museum called the Cabildo where the Louisiana Purchase was signed in 1803.
Visit the oldest (still operational) church in the United States and visit the oldest home in the Mississippi Valley, it is that of a West Indies Style Architecture.
During the tour guests will learn about shot gun homes, creole cottages, and the difference between balconies and galleries. You will also experience the beauty of the mighty Mississippi River!
See the home of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt. Guests will also see where other Hollywood stars decided to call the French Quarter home. Guests will also visit locations where scenes from movies have been filmed right in the French Quarter!
Guests will learn what nuns, pirates, prostitutes and convicted felons all have in common with with the founding of New Orleans! Visit over 14 different locations during this tour. This tour is packed full of detailed information pertaining to The Big Easy, then and now.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
No tickets are not transferrable.
What is the refund policy?
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- Admission ticket
- Local guide
- Walking tour
- Small-group tour
- Gratuities (recommended) Drink prices are not included in the price of the tour ticket. Drinks can be bought by guests.