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Chicago to New Orleans self drive holiday

Things to do in New Orleans

Things to do in New Orleans

Things to do in New Orleans

Things to do in New Orleans

Things to do in New Orleans

Things to do in New Orleans

Things to do in New Orleans

Things to do in New Orleans

Things to do in New Orleans

Things to do in New Orleans

Things to do in New Orleans

The French Quarter:

It is also called Quarter or Vieux Carre, and it is highly regarded as the heart of the city. Also, it is considered as the oldest part of the town and the grandest cultural hub.

Mississippi River Front:

As you stand in the banks of the so called Might Mississippi River, you will get to learn why French decided to colonized New Orleans. But aside from that, you will also enjoy the sweeping views of West Bank while catching a glimpse of the steamship paddling by.

Louis Armstrong Park:

This stunningly manicured park is considered as one of the rarest stops among tourists. The paradise is full of green plants and fountains that will make you go more intimate with natures best. The place also has innumerable abundant historical stories to tell.,/p>

Jackson Square:

The square is being surrounded by several old buildings around Cabildo, wherein Louisiana Purchase was validated during 1803 together with the oldest Catholic Church named St. Louis Cathedral which is still operating in the US.

Bourbon Street:

This is the most favorite spot of many visitors. Let us show the other side of Bourbon Street wherein you can find the most favourite hangout place of Pirate Jean Lafitte.

The Old U.S. Mint:

This historical landmark houses the Louisiana State Museum. Also, this is the lone Mint in US that has been coined both Confederate and US coins.

Super City Tour

Experience the sounds and the sights of the worlds popular historic Jackson Square and French Quarter as it is the home of Presbytere Museums and Cabildo

Visit one of the historic cemeteries called as the Cities of Dead. Here, you will learn the unique burial system which is above the ground.

Wonder at the voodoo and piracy stories in Bayou St. John, the waterway that was used by Jean Lafitte and his own band of pirates, as you make your way to the City Park, the fifth largest city park in America. You may also visit either Besthoff Sculpture Garden or Morning Call Café.

Follow the worlds oldest railway system but still in operation known as the St. Charles Avenue streetcar. Although part of it was damaged during the time of Hurricane Katrina, it remains to be a grand place that people should stop over. View the homes of the former Mardi Gras Kings and Queens, the stately mansions as well as the worlds popular Garden District. See the view of Loyola and Tulane Universities located across the Audubon Park which is the home of top five zoos in the city known as the Audubon Zoo.

Also, there were cemetery stops as well as narrated motorcoach tour.

Ghosts and Spirits Nighttime Walking Tour

New Orleans was known as the most haunted place in America. But after this tour, we will let you judge if it is a fact! With the colourful history as well as unique traditions of the place, no doubt homes and taverns were investigated by several paranormal investigators. You will find so many haunted sites and hear many stories about ghosts wherein some were featured in The Discovery Channel and The History Channels.

During rainy seasons, the locals wear their beautiful voice floats which are out of mist. You may also hear the stories of "singing rain or the story of the Pere' Dagobert vs. "Bloody" O'Reilly. The guests and staff regularly claim sightings of such uninvited guests who inhabit the popular Bourbon Orleans Hotel which is formerly a ballroom, theatre, convent and orphanage. We ca not promise that you will see one but we are going to show you where you can meet one! Bring your digital cameras. You will never know who wants to pose a picture with you!

Garden District Home Tour

Visit the section of American in town that was created to rival the architectural splendour of Creoles' French Quarter! Experience a walk to the New Orleans sophisticated Garden District which was once a part of Bienvilles plantation, the Founder of the New Orleans. This district was known for its amazing examples of Italianate architecture and Greek Revival.

The home of the former Mardi Gras Kings and Queens are situated here and the home of primary football family- The Mannings- wherein the Archie lives, Peyton and Eli grew up. See the former residence of Anne Rice and the house where the famous Jefferson David died in 1889. Also, you will see here the oldest home in the place known as the Tobys Corner.

Visit the Lafayette Cemetery which is one of Dead Cities. You will learn here the rare burial system which is above the ground. Just take note that it is closed during holidays and Sundays. Also, there is a short stop for some refreshments during the beautiful trip to New Orleans. In addition, there is a stroll to Garden District with narrated tour and drinks and some climate controlled transportation.

French Quarter Walking Tour

Let the local expert unravel the unknown mysteries of the unique and old living neighbourhoods of America! Get a fuller grasp of the fragments of history from the ancient personalities born and raised in the Mighty Mississippi. Feel the nostalgia as you walk through the Jackson Square and French Market down to the pavement of the old-fashioned European streets.

Get to know more about the Creoles as you journey all throughout the ancient city. Unfold the histories behind the places art, music, literature, gardens, cuisine, and architecture. Witness the ageless structural designs of its buildings like the St. Marys church. Mississippi Valley and Old Ursuline Convent which was built by French Colonial architects in 1753. For a span of centuries, the structure serves as the convent for nuns, educational institution, and residence of the archbishop and a meeting hall of the legislature of Louisiana. There are numerous stories left to be known and you definitely would not want to miss any of them.

Daytime Jazz Cruise With Brunch/ Lunch

The two-hour cruise begins at the French Quarter and advances through a journey of the past whose slow-paced living has continually lived on up to this moment.

Unravel the pride of New Orleans which is one of the worlds leading ports in the form of its Steamboat NATCHEZ. The cruise will really blow your mind away as you become an eyewitness of the scenic view of the city while enjoying a delightful cuisine that are all fresh and mouth-watering. You may opt to stay indoor or outdoor listening to cozy, live music. There is also a museum quality engine room that makes the experience more worthwhile. Plus, children 6 years old and younger have the portion of the cruise ticket free of charge with a ticket from a paid adult. The cruise sets off from Toulouse Street Wharf every Monday to Saturday at 11:30 in the morning or 2:30 in the afternoon. Boarding begins around 30 minutes before departing.

Hurricane Katrina Tour

Witness with your two eyes the remnants of the most ravaging environmental and man-made devastations in the US. You will get to learn more about the French Quarter and the origin of its geographical location. You will get to see the footprints of the devastation that victimized countless of people. The tour guide will thoroughly narrate to you the happenings before and after the ravage of Hurricane Katrina. You will get to visit Lakeview, New Orleans East, Ninth Ward, Gentilly, and St. Bernard and you will see how the place has recovered and reached complete restoration after their biggest, disastrous downfall. A Souvenier Hurrican Katrina Book will be made available at the very point of departure.

Hop on Hop off City Sightseeing New Orleans

New Orleans is the prime port in the US and the biggest metropolitan section of the state. It is majorly famous because of its rich inclination in architecture, music, cuisine, and Mardi Gras. It also has a lot of beautiful places that are worth a visit like the Louiana Superdome which is the worlds biggest dome structure and the Insectarium which is the home of innumerable butterflies that will make your trip totally colourful.

Swamp & Bayou Tour

Embrace South Louisiana further by taking a brief yet exciting motorcoach across Louisiana Swamps and Bayous. You will discover the stories behind the swamps while indulging in its abundant resource of delectable seafood and authentic cuisine. Get more intimate with nature as you witness the habitat of wild creatures like egrets, alligators, raccoons, snakes, and many more. Capture the good memories with your camera and visit this extraordinary haven.

Tour of Oak Alley Plantation

Experience the subtle atmosphere of the South on a trip that brings you back to the golden times of the past. Witness the Oak Alley Plantation built in 1839 and explore the wonders of its history. It is a remarkable place that have retained popularity it in its 250 years of existence.

New Orleans Segway

Feel the amazing aura of the most interesting city of the Americas New Orleans. From ancient buildings, to soothing jazz music, to a wonderful spectacle, New Orleans Segway has it all. The Segway has a sophisticated transportation device that is made to function in any pedestrian settings. Come visit New Orleans and keep the good times rolling


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