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06/18/2019 ~ 06/24/2019
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New Orleans Garden District, Mansions & Cemetery Walking Tour By Grayline

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The only Garden District Tour that includes free transportation from downtown and admission to a private mansion! Known for its age-old oak trees and celebrity homes, a walking tour of the Garden District is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in New Orleans. It's the "American" section of town that was built to rival the architectural splendor of the Creoles' French Quarter and boasts loads of history in addition to stunning architecture and gardens. You'll see the homes of former Kings and Queens of Mardi Gras, the personal residences of Archie Manning (where Eli and Peyton grew up), Sandra Bullock, and John Goodman, plus the former residence of Anne Rice, Nicolas Cage, and Trent Reznor. This tour includes a walk through Lafayette Cemetery.

Activity Highlights
  • History tour of New Orleans' Garden District
  • Enjoy a leisurely walk amongst lush gardens and celebrity homes
  • Visit the above-ground tombs of Lafayette Cemetery
  • Learn about different architectural types like Greek Revival and Italianate
  • Visit inside the Opera Guild Home, circa 1865

Duration: 2.75 Hrs.

What's Included
  • Climate controlled transportation to and from Garden District from the French Quarter
  • Expert local guide
  • Visit to Lafayette Cemetery
  • Admission to a private Garden District mansion Tour of the Opera Guild Home, circa 1865
  • Service animals as defined by the ADA are allowed.
What to bring
  • Comfortable attire & walking shoes
  • Camera
  • Bottle of water
  • Umbrellas are highly suggested for warmer temperatures and/or rain
Restrictions
  • Not handicap accessible.
  • No restrooms.
  • Due to the property's historic nature, access is by stairs only.
Additional information
  • Children under 6 (not occupying a seat on tours) are free of charge.
  • Certified service animals allowed.
  • Schedule and availability are subject to change.
  • Transfers must be used in conjunction with optional tours.
  • A standard gratuity of 15-20% is recommended.
  • Parking is available on-site for a fee.
Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 48 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If weather is unfavorable and the vendor calls off the tour, the customer may reschedule for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 48 hour cancellation period.

Customers booking 10 or more tickets will be considered a group. Seasonal specials are not valid for groups. The cancellation policy for groups is different. Groups of 10 or more will have a 50% non refundable deposit kept on any cancellations or changes regardless of how far out they are made. Groups of 10 or more will have to pay a $2 gratuity per person, select ticket during check out. Customers are required to sign a contract and a copy of the signed contract is due within 7 days of booking to confirm your reservations, otherwise your order will be cancelled. A final guaranteed passenger count is due 72 hours prior to your tour. Decreases making total due less than the 50% deposit will not receive any refund of original deposit. Any decreases to passenger count within 72 hours will not be refunded. No shows will not be refunded. Additional tickets may be purchased on site based on availability however tickets will be reserved for the final guaranteed passenger count. If you would prefer to book your group booking via phone please call 800-450-7139 and ask for the groups department.

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New Orleans Garden District, Mansions & Cemetery Walking Tour By Grayline

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Enjoyed the tour very much
about 2 years ago
The tour was interesting and informative. Our guide was an elderly lady who was very knowledgeable about New Orleans and the people/houses in the neighborhoods we visited. She had plenty of stories to tell. Enjoyed walking through the beautiful tree-lined neighborhoods of the Garden District and seeing the celebrity homes and homes where different movies were filmed. Definitely recommend it.
danette
Awesome Tour
about 2 years ago
Beautiful Grounds and Home.
Shannon
Beautiful Homes! !
about 5 years ago
Loved seeing the beautiful homes and hearing the stories. The pavement was very treacherous in spots.
Susie
Great Guide, Beautiful Scenery
about 9 years ago
The scenery was beautiful, and I appreciated the architecture of the area. I didn't get to see the Manning brothers, but the house was gorgeous.
Annonymous T