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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour

  • Explore New Orleans’ Garden District with a guide and small group
  • Learn the rich history behind this elegant neighborhood
  • See ornate tombs in Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, a popular filming location
New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour
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A two-hour morning stroll through New Orleans’ elegant 19th Century garden neighborhood and enchanting Lafayette Cemetery. Begin at 10am and end in time for lunch on Magazine Street!
From US$25.00
A two-hour afternoon walking tour through New Orleans’ elegant 19th Century garden neighborhood and enchanting Lafayette Cemetery. Come after lunch and shop on Magazine Street after the tour!
From US$25.00
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Escape the bustle of downtown for an afternoon stroll through the historic and beautiful Lafayette Cemetery #1 and the surrounding elegant and lush Garden District.
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Get a local perspective on New Orleans’ posh, 19th-century Garden District on this small-group walking tour. Stroll down quiet, leafy avenues to admire elegant mansions while a guide shares the history of one of the most charming areas in the city. Also visit legendary Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 to check out above-ground tombs featured in films such as Interview with the Vampire.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group at Gracious Bakery along the historic St. Charles Avenue streetcar line.

Set off by foot to explore this neighborhood known for its stately southern mansions and wide avenues framed by lush greenery. See different architectural styles and learn about the history of New Orleans, from the Louisiana Purchase through the Civil War and Great Depression.

Visit some of the Garden District’s departed residents at the Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, one of the oldest and most famous graveyards in New Orleans. Learn why the city buries its dead above ground, and see the tombs of illustrious Louisiana families. You may recognize the cemetery from films and TV shows including Interview with a Vampire, American Horror Story: Coven, Double Jeopardy, and NCIS: New Orleans.
Reviews (54)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Take a walk with Libby and learn about the history!

We toured the Garden District with Libby of Lucky Bean Tours. She was excellent and amazingly knowledgeable! We couldn't believe how much she knew about the history of New Orleans and the Garden District - no question she couldn't answer! We really appreciated how she...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank montjen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Loved it!

I am so grateful that our guide, James, sent out a text the morning of our tour - so clever! My friend and I were running late and I was able to give him a heads up and make sure we knew where to catch...More

Thank Tara S
Reviewed 18 October 2018
Great Tour

Josh was out guide and was very kind, friendly, and knowledgeable. The walking tour is a perfect way to see the sights. I will be using them next time I am in the area.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sherry H
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for reviewing! We are looking forward to seeing you next time, as we are constantly learning more stories about this unique place and we love sharing them. There is no better way to really understand the culture of a place than to start...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Interesting, informative & super fun!

Our tour with Libby was like spending a couple of hours with an upbeat friend– who is also a well-informed and articulate history buff. If you enjoy a thorough overview and get really juiced-up hearing relevant asides and details, this tour is for you. Two...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jane A
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Upbeat, well-informed, and articulate! My high school speech team coach would be proud! Thank you for such an inspiring review. You are helping Lucky Bean with your praise, as well as the city in general by providing us with the opportunity to continue to share...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Wonderful Walking Tour

I did the Garden District Tour as well as the Family Fun Tour of the French Quarter with Libby. Meeting up was easy. Libby is very knowledgeable and passionate about New Orleans. I learned so much about the history, culture, and people. Rather than listing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank eidholm
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for reviewing! You were so flexible and I am glad that we got to spend TWO mornings together. We at Lucky Bean all agree that the stories of a place are its true treasure and that the best way of understanding a culture...More

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11 May 2018|
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Response from Judy-Cucin | Reviewed this property |
That's a pretty big group for 1 tour guide. Frankly, I'd split the group between 2 guides if possible.