New Orleans is truly a walkable city, with more nooks and crannies to discover than you could possibly handle in one trip. So, TripShock offers professionally guided walking tours throughout the city to help travelers experience the essence of the Big Easy. Here five of the most interesting walking tours to enjoy while out and about in New Orleans.
1. New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour: Stroll through the elegant Garden District and learn about Greek Revival and Italianate architecture, and the famous people who have called the area home. “The scenery was beautiful, and I appreciated the architecture of the area.” –TripShock Traveler Review
2. New Orleans French Quarter Walking Tour: Two hours in the French Quarter is always a good idea, especially when guided by a local expert. “The tour guide was informative, professional, and fun! The French Quarter is an amazing place full of history. The jazz musicians on the side of the street created a cool ambiance.” –TripShock Traveler Review
3. New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour: What’s a jaunt through N’awlins without a drink or two…or three? “Went on this tour my first day in town, and it was a great idea! Found out the best spots to hit during my stay. Never been to New Orleans before so I was happy to have an idea of what to do.” –TripShock Traveler Review
4. New Orleans Cemetery and Gris-Gris Walking Tour: During this two-hour tour, you will walk among the dead at St. Louis Cemetery #1, the final resting place of infamous Voo Doo Queen Marie Laveau. You will learn about above ground burial customs, the history behind Voo Doo, and the reasoning behind gris-gris bags. “The gris-gris bag was a great souvenir, and I want to practice voodoo now!” –TripShock Traveler Review
5. New Orleans French Quarter Voo Doo Walking Tour: Discover the origins and history of Voo Doo in New Orleans during a two hour “Spellbound” tour that has been featured on the Travel Channel. “Very informative tour! The tour guide was fun and the weather was just right for walking!” –TripShock Traveler Review