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Private Walking Tours of New Orleans
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Our Available Tours

Check out our available walking tours that explore the French Quarter, the Garden District, and beyond. Your tour will be a private exploration of the history and culture of New Orleans led by a local expert guide.

Our Most Popular Tours

 

Linda Brigette famous New Orleans burlesque dancer on Bourbon Street

Strange True Tour

The original French Quarter walking tour that dared to talk about the taboo subjects of history. With over 300 years of history, the truth is always stranger than fiction. From madams and prostitutes to mafia and burlesque, no subject is off-limits in this 2-hour walking tour of the French Quarter.

The Garden District Tour

Enjoy a leisurely stroll among live oaks and magnolias in this 2.5 hr walking tour. The Garden District is a beautiful uptown neighborhood that has some of the most beautiful architecture in the city. Stately Greek mansions and Victorian-era townhomes are an architecture lover’s dream. The shady sidewalks offer a comfortable tour as you go beyond architecture to hear the stories of the people who occupied the homes. Celebrities such as Sandra Bullock have homes in this historic neighborhood.

Greek Neoclassical mansion in the Garden District of New Orleans
St Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square of the French Quarter of New Orleans

French Quarter Walking Tour

Enjoy a family-friendly walking tour of the French Quarter in this 2-hour walking tour. The French Quarter is the heart and soul of New Orleans that offers so much entertainment. Walk along the art galleries and antique shops as you hear about the people and events that have made the French Quarter an international destination. With architecture that reflects her European beginnings, a private tour of the French Quarter is a “must do”.

There are only three great cities in America, San Francisco, New York City, and New Orleans, everywhere else is just Cleveland.
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True Crime And Conspiracy Tours

Lee Harvey Oswald and the JFK assassination conspiracy propaganda

Lee Harvey Oswald Walking Tour

Go down the rabbit hole in this 2-hour walking tour about Lee Harvey Oswald. Few people realize that Oswald was a son of New Orleans and he returned home during the summer of 1963. This walking tour of the CBD and French Quarter explores where Lee was that summer and who he met. The tour also takes you to the scenes of Oliver Stones movie “JFK” about the local DA and his findings. The first tour to focus on Lee Harvey Oswald and the New Orleans connections to the fateful day in Dallas.

New Orleans Mafia Tour

The only tour to concentrate on organized and disorganized crime in New Orleans. Jeffrey is the local expert on the rise and fall of the organizations that controlled much of New Orleans. From the rise on the docks to the heady days of Prohibition to an assassination of a police chief. This 2-hour walking tour takes you deep into the underworld of the French Quarter.
Harper's Weekly about the assassination of Police Chief Hennessy

Specialty Bespoke Tours

Harper's Weekly of women at the French Opera House

Women of New Orleans History Tour

Not a sappy chick flick! This walking tour focuses on the feminine side of history and the contributions of women. Textbooks often overlook the contributions of women and their experiences, this tour helps to rectify this. Women in New Orleans had both advantages and disadvantages, as well as laws and societal expectations to overcome. You will hear the stories of women from all aspects of New Orleans society. From nobility to the enslaved and the Creole to American, all women had a story to tell. Join your guide Historian Jane as she leads you on an uplifting and inspiring tour of the Distaff of New Orleans.

The Big Sleazy Tour

This unique walking tour was originally written for the world’s largest “swinger’s convention” but now is available. This 2-hour walking tour explores the sexual history of New Orleans. From the sexual appetites of the French family, New Orleans is named for, the history of prostitution, Storyville, LBTQA+ community, burlesque, and everything sexy in between. Enjoy the sexier side of New Orleans in this unique walking tour of the French Quarter.

Linda Brigette famous New Orleans burlesque dancer on Bourbon Street

Private Tours Are The Safest And Best Way To See New Orleans

1. Your Tour On Your Schedule

We tour on your schedule, don’t do mornings? No Problem! Do you enjoy an early start to your day? We got you!   Map

2. You Chose Your Adventure

Interested in a particular subject? Want to get the most out of your tour experience? We can mix and match or make your tour a combo tour of what interests you the most. Map

3. Avoid The Crowds

Your tour will be your party, no sharing of space with strangers! Just you and your guide for the safest tour experience possible.  Map

Cornstalk Fence Hotel with their famous cast iron cornstalk fence on Royal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans

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All of our tours are on a private basis. To guarantee your New Orleans experience either book now or contact us to set up your private New Orleans experience.

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