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Garden District Walking Tour

  • 2-hour guided walking tour of the Garden District
  • Discover this historic neighborhood in New Orleans
  • Admire famous 19th-century mansions
Garden District Walking Tour
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View legendary homes and visit the Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 during this 2-hour walking tour of the Garden District. This stunning enclave of New Orleans features the stomping grounds of authors, movie stars, and sports figures such as Anne Rice, John Goodman, and Archie Manning. Hear anecdotes from your guide while you stroll under southern live oaks, crepe myrtles, and magnolia trees.
What to Expect
Meet your guide on the corner of Magazine Street and Washington Avenue in New Orleans, and start your walking tour of the Garden District. You'll take a leisurely stroll under towering oak trees, magnolias, and crepe myrtles while you listen to the rich history of the neighborhood. Discover 19th-century homes belonging to authors, poets, movie stars, artists, and sports legends, including John Goodman, Benjamin Button, Anne Rice, and Archie Manning. 
The 2-hour tour concludes at Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, the filming location of many famous movies and TV shows including Interview with a Vampire and Double Jeopardy.
Reviews (33)
1 - 5 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent New Orleans Tour with our guide Sam made for a very special morning!

Wow - first time visit to New Orleans and had an amazing introduction to the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetary! Sam, our tour guide who actually devised and wrote this very tour himself, shared his passion for his hometown with colorful stories, history, and humor....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sherrieberger
Reviewed 27 October 2018
Excellent tour of the Garden District. Best Guide Ever!

We did the Garden District Walking Tour, which included the Lafayette Cemetery. The walking tour was very interesteing and informative. However, the best part of our tour was our guide Ducky. He was knowledgeable, personable and absolutely hilarious! Everybody on the tour appeared to enjoyed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sunny305
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile
Ask for Sam!

Sam is the coolest. He was so entertaining. His passion for the Garden District shines right through.

Thank Wuhanmom
Reviewed 13 August 2018
Garden District tour was great!

If you are touring the Garden District ask for Sam. He is from New Orleans and is passionate about his city. He was knowledgeable and funny-the puns were great! Especially enjoyed the cemetery tour. Also, learned a lot of interesting things about being buried in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sande P
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile
Ducky was awesome!!

My fiance and I went on the Garden District Walking Tour this past Thursday during our first-time stay in New Orleans. It was such a wonderful time, especially having Ducky as our tour guide! He was extremely friendly, informative, funny and helpful. I highly reccomend...More

1  Thank Kristen D
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