Garden District Tours

No trip to New Orleans would be complete without a tour of the Garden District. The most impressive neighborhood in New Orleans, you'll be amazed by the architecture, historic homes, and stories of the people who called the Garden District home

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Get to know the characters who built the Garden District into what it is today

You can’t visit New Orleans without spending some time walking the tree-lined streets of the Garden District. Stroll around one of the most beautiful and historically rich neighborhoods in America. The Garden District is known for its amazing architecture, intriguing past, and interesting characters who have lived and played in old “Lafayette City.”

Our Garden District Tour takes the unique angle of focusing on the influential people and historic figures who have lived in the Garden District. Of course, you are still going to see the famous homes and the amazing architecture; However, we tell the story of the Garden District through the stories of the people who helped make the Garden District what it is today. Eccentric characters, Plantation owners and Military Generals have all lived in the Garden District. History is much more interesting when told through the stories of the people.

The Garden District Tour is a 90-minute walking tour that covers about 1 mile. We meet at The Rink Shopping Center and finish the tour less than a block away, inside of Lafayette Cemetery.

  • Historic Homes of the Garden District
  • You'll learn about the unique Architecture found throughout the Garden District
  • Our Garden District Tour also includes a walk through Lafayette Cemetery
  • and much more!
One of the brick walls which line the Garden District

Garden District Tour Info

7 days per week

10am and 4pm | 90 Minutes

Ages 12+: $19.99 | Ages 6-11: $9.99 | Ages 5 & under: Free

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Why are Garden District Tours so popular?

It is hard to think of a more relaxing way to spend a morning or evening than on a leisurely stroll through the beautiful Garden District. Of course the homes and amazing architecture tend to be the main draw for our Garden District tours, but there is so much more waitinf for you.

Our guests truly enjoy hearing the stories of those who played our their days in the Garden District. We take tremendous pride in telling the stories of these inspiration (and sometimes kooky) people.

Buying Tickets for our Garden District Tour

You must purchase tickets in advance - we often sell out

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Buying tickets online is fast and secure with Gallivanter. Just click the button to buy tickets online, select your tour, and enter your info. Your tickets will be emailed to you immediately.

By Phone

Our friendly Guest Services Reps are available from 9 am - 1 am, 7 days per week at 1-855-448-6877. We can answer any questions you may have, take your order, and email your tickets right away!

Lafayette Cemetery, on our Garden District Tour

The beauty of Lafeyette Cemetery

Lafeyette Cemetery, located in the heart of the Garden District, makes up a portion of our tour. You'll learn about the history and the people of Lafayette Cemetery

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Where does the Garden District Tour start?

The Garden District Tour meets at the intersection of Prytania and Washington Streets, in the heart of the Garden District. Our starting location is conveniently located next to The Rink Shopping Center, located at 272 Prytania Street. You are able to grab drinks inside before the tour starts or use the restroom.

What about parking?

Parking isn't usually much of a problem in the Garden District. Within a few minutes of driving, you should easily find on street parking with the immediate vicinity of the starting location.

If you are running late or need directions please call our office at 855-44TOURS.

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