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Barataria Swamp Tour

Barataria Swamp Tour

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Duration1.5 Hrs.
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Explore the waterways of the Barataria Swamp on a covered swamp boat. Learn about "The Crown Jewel of the Louisiana Purchase", the Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve, as you drift past a Cajun cemetery, a 2,000-year-old burial mound, and a fishing village. Keep an eye out for over 200 species of birds, an array of wildflowers, plants, snakes, turtles, and alligators! Don't miss out, book your Barataria Swamp Tour today!
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Oak Alley Plantation Guided Tour With Transportation From The French Quarter

Oak Alley Plantation Guided Tour With Transportation From The French Quarter

39 ratings
Duration5 Hrs.
TRANSPORTATION INCLUDED!
Experience Oak Alley Plantation, a National Historic site built in 1839, and its beautiful grounds in all of their glory on this guided history and cultural tour through the mansion and grounds. From the moment you arrive, you are treated to the beauty of Oak Alley's quarter-mile-long alley of 28 live oak trees, each over 250 years old. The plantation has even been the setting for such motion pictures as "Interview with a Vampire" and "Primary Colors." Reserve your tour today and take in the plantation's beauty, history, and culture with an expert guide and get transportation to and from the French Quarter.
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The Cajun Experience - Combo Swamp & Plantation Guided Tour with Transportation From New Orleans

The Cajun Experience - Combo Swamp & Plantation Guided Tour with Transportation From New Orleans

117 ratings
Duration7 Hrs.
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From rugged Louisiana bayou to refined Southern majesty, this combination of wildlife and plantation tour delivers the best of both worlds all in one. Adventure out to the Manchac Swamp to visit alligators and other regional wildlife like eagles, hogs, and cranes and then make your way up the historic River Road for a plantation tour packed with amazing scenery and compelling history. Choose between Laura Plantation: A Creole Heritage Site or the iconic Oak Alley Plantation. Don't miss your chance to learn all about culture and the critters of Lousiana, book your spot now!
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New Orleans Garden District Architecture Tour

New Orleans Garden District Architecture Tour

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Duration2 Hrs.
Grab your camera for this unforgettable architecture tour of New Orleans's Garden District. Witness the remarkable, standing antiquity of this once supremely wealthy suburb with all its stunning, antebellum mansions. This leisurely stroll includes a crash course in the various forms of architecture from Greek Revival to Italianate and the Victorian Era. Watch the Garden District come alive while learning its fascinating history on an eye-opening architecture tour today.
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Laura & St. Joseph Double Plantation Tour

Laura & St. Joseph Double Plantation Tour

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Duration5.5 Hrs.
No trip to Louisiana is complete without a visit to plantation country. Adventure out to Laura & St. Joseph Plantations and learn the history and stories both plantations hold. Explore the location where "12 Years a Slave, "Skeleton Key", and "Queen Sugar" were filmed. See how the enslaved West-Africans' work influenced all segments of the Creole culture but best highlighted today in cuisine, music, family-centered traditions, architecture and lifestyle. Don't miss your chance to learn the valuable history of these remarkable plantations, book your spot today!
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Whitney Plantation Tour & Slavery Memorial with Transportation from The French Quarter

Whitney Plantation Tour & Slavery Memorial with Transportation from The French Quarter

19 ratings
Duration5 Hrs.
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No other plantation tour provides such an in-depth look into the lives of enslaved people as Whitney Plantation, which is credited with being the first and only slave museum and memorial in the United States. Visitors take a guided tour throughout the 265-year-old house, and view the most extensive collection of antebellum slave artifacts in the world including a church, slave compound, carriage house, blacksmith shop, and more! Through museum exhibits, memorial artwork, and hundreds of first-person slave narratives, visitors to Whitney will gain a better understanding of the harsh reality of slavery in America. Book your tour today!
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Private Cruise on the Tchefuncte River System

Private Cruise on the Tchefuncte River System

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Duration5 Hrs.
Experience the ultimate in relaxation on a Private Cruise on Tchefuncte River System. Leave the traffic and noise behind as guests cruise Lake Pontchartrain and explore this prominent waterway, its wetlands, tributaries, and wildlife. Enjoy a romantic dinner with companions as the sun sets to the idyllic backdrop of a historic lighthouse. For the perfect end to a day in New Orleans come on a peaceful sunset cruise on Lake Pontchartrain tonight! Book today!
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Oak Alley or Laura Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

Oak Alley or Laura Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

14 ratings
Duration5 - 6 Hrs.
Take a day trip to plantation country on this Oak Alley OR Laura Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans Hotels. Choose from either Oak Alley or Laura Plantation and take a tour to remember. Travel by air conditioned mini bus from New Orleans to Plantation Country to visit guest's choice of plantation. Both plantations convey the historic beauty of Louisiana and the memories of Creole traditions of yesterday. Book your tour today!
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Highlights of New Orleans Private Driving Tour

Highlights of New Orleans Private Driving Tour

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Duration3 Hrs.
Pick-up Included!
Go beyond the usual stops of the French Quarter with this Private Driving New Orleans Tour. While this tour does include French Quarter segments, it also is designed to give you a broad overview of the city and some of New Orleans's most historically significant neighborhoods including the Garden District, Uptown/Carrolton, Mid-City, and the Tylane university area as your guide explains the diverse history of the city and points out unique architectural styles. Treat yourself to an eye-opening ride through the highlights of New Orleans with an expert guide today! Book now!
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History of New Orleans Private Driving Tour

History of New Orleans Private Driving Tour

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Duration5 Hrs.
Includes Pick-up!
Explore the rich culture of the Big Easy with this History of New Orleans Private Driving Tour. Adventure through the most historic neighborhoods in the city including French Quarter, Ninth Ward, Garden District, Uptown, and more in a spacious and comfortable ride. Enjoy learning about the history of New Orleans, including its rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina as you visit sculpture gardens, stroll beneath ancient Southern live oak trees, and tour historic sites. By the time it's over this fully-customizable tour will leave you feeling like an expert on New Orleans's history. Book today!
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