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Big Easy Bike Tours

Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Address: 3017 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70117-6708
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+1 504-377-0973

Big Easy Bike Tours offers casually paced tours of New Orleans. We offer 3...

Big Easy Bike Tours offers casually paced tours of New Orleans. We offer 3 different tours and the ability to combine them for those seeking a longer more detailed tour. Bikes are delivered to your hotel, yes we meet you! This is the best way to see, feel and smell the city of New Orleans. After finishing your Big Easy Bike Tour you will have a good understanding of the city and a long list of things to do and places to go. Big Easy Bike Tours offers the longest bike tour in the city the 20 mile RIDE along with our most popular the 10 mile Esplanade Avenue of the Creoles tour. All tours are 3 hours and combination tours are 5 hours. For information about any of our tours check out the website today. Reservations are required.

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Even if you don't 'do' tours - Bob's bike tour of New Orleans is a MUST!!

Even if you don't 'do' tours (perhaps especially if you don't 'do' tours) - Bob's Big Easy Bike Tours is a must-do way to learn about the multicultural, musical, colonial... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Corvallis, Oregon

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if you don't 'do' tours (perhaps especially if you don't 'do' tours) - Bob's Big Easy Bike Tours is a must-do way to learn about the multicultural, musical, colonial, architectural, and geological history and current situation of this unique city!! Bob is deeply knowledgeable, candid, and practices an oral tradition of sharing the story of this unique city. Bob... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

My four friends and I did the "Queen of the South" tour of the Garden District. Our tour guide was a great mix of safety conscious but fun and entertaining, with lots of great stories. He had hand signals to help the group stay together and safe from vehicles, and we covered quite a big of ground. I never felt... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

This tour is a one-man operation. Bob is the one and only tour guide; it's his business; and he keeps the groups small on purpose. Yes, the bikes are old cruisers - and so what. We signed up for a tour of the city, not the Tour de France. We covered at least 20 miles - all the way from... More 

Thank CincoSuzie
vancouver, bc
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Overall, "the ride with narration' tour was great. Saw lots of interesting things, and a lot more of New Orleans than we would have seen on our own. Two warnings: the bikes are kindof junkers and one of them kept breaking down on our tour. Bob did not have tools to fix it so that was a drag. Yet what... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Took the longer ride - the narrated tour - which was a great way to spend our only day in New Orleans (wish we had much more time here!). We loved that we got to cover so much ground and get a bit of exercise too. We bike regularly at home, and while it was strange to use cruisers without... More 

Thank R0amingTurtle
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

My husband and I visited New Orleans for our 5th anniversary and decided to take this bike tour. Bob was the most knowledgeable, friendly, and accommodating guide I have run across in years! I read a number of history books about New Orleans before visiting, and everything he said was spot on (not always the case on these types of... More 

Thank Page S
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This was my 2nd tour with Bob and he is full of amazing information and history. I plan to book with him again next time I am in New Orleans.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

I was born in New Orleans and moved away as a child, but come back frequently to visit family. This trip I decided to take some friends who live in New York with me to experience my home city in a different way. This trip came highly recommended by a coworker so I figured it would be a fun, active... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

We booked a 3 hour tour with Bob. He was very good about being available and returning calls. The day of the ride, he showed up at our hotel with the bikes. The tour was very good. We also sent Bob a text after the ride to get advice about a music club, to which he responded to. The tour... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Bob was a wonderful, knowledgeable and professional! He picked us up at our hotel promptly at 8AM. He led is on a a 20 mile tour of New Orleans from the Mississippi River to Lake Pontchartrain. We made a quick stop for lunch at Parkway Bakery. The best Po Boy sandwich I've ever had!!! It was a real treat and... More 

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Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.
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