Court Of Two Sisters Jazz Brunch
Experience a leisurely jazz brunch at The Court of Two Sisters Restaurant. This restaurant is not only known for its sumptuous food but also for its rich history. The location has long played a significant role in the history of the French Quarter and old New Orleans. You'll be entertained by the Jambalaya Jams trio, while enjoying a selection of over eighty items prepared fresh daily.
Please note the dress Code is "Resort/Nice Casual"; please no sleeveless shirts on gentlemen. Please no cut-off jean shorts on men or women.
Approximate value: $39 USD per person
French Quarter Walking Tour (Spring/Summer Excursion)
Follow in the footsteps of historic figures as you stroll along the Mighty Mississippi, through the French Market and Jackson Square, and down the banquettes (sidewalks) of quaint streets named for saints and sinners from our European past. Learn about the Creoles on this tour through the original city, founded in 1718 by French explorer Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville. See the old Quarter come to life as your guide explains its secrets and helps you understand all it has to offer-architecture, courtyards, gardens, food, music, and art. Tour the oldest building in the Mississippi Valley, the Old Ursuline Convent, constructed by French Colonial Engineers under the auspices of the crown and completed in 1753. Included in this tour is St. Mary's Church, completed in 1845, which has served as a center of worship for the French, Spanish, African Americans, German, Irish, and Italian communities.
This is a walking tour on uneven sidewalks and streets, so please wear comfortable shoes! During warmer months, we recommend that you wear lightly colored clothing; caps/hats and umbrellas are also suggested.
Approximate value: $25 USD per person
Garden District Walking Tour (Late Summer Excursion)
Enjoy a walk through New Orleans' elegant Garden District, once part of the plantation owned by Bienville, the founder of New Orleans. This historic district is known for its marvelous examples of Greek Revival and Italianate architecture. The homes of former Kings and Queens of Mardi Gras are located here, as well as the home of the premier family of football-the Mannings-where Archie lives, and Peyton and Eli grew up. View the former residence of celebrated author Anne Rice, the house where Jefferson Davis died in 1889, and Toby's Corner, the oldest house in the area (built in 1838). Visit Lafayette Cemetery, one of our Cities of the Dead, and learn about our unusual above-ground burial system. (Cemetery is closed on Sundays and some holidays.). A short stop for refreshments is included on our stroll through this beautiful section of New Orleans.
Includes climate controlled transportation to and from the Garden District, narrated tour, and refreshment. Note: This is a walking tour on uneven sidewalks and streets, so please wear comfortable shoes! During warmer months, we recommend that you wear lightly colored clothing; caps/hats and umbrellas are also suggested.
Approximate value: $26 USD per person
Jean Lafitte Airboat Swamp Tour with Transportation (Anytime Excursion)
Get ready for an exciting adventure! Take a thrilling ride through the swamps and bayous of Louisiana, accessible only by airboat. The captain, a native of the area, offers a colorful history of the Cajun way of life. You'll come face to face with alligators, snakes, and other native creatures while touring their neighborhood. Bring your camera to capture the thrills and chills of this unforgettable swampland journey!
Tour does not operate on Christmas Day, Mardi Gras, or February 1,2,3.
Approximate value: $74 USD per person
New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour
Take this tour on your first day in town to find out the places you must visit! From the Sazerac and Pimm's Cup to the Hurricane and Hand Grenade, you'll enjoy a different view of New Orleans through its history of fine dining and drinking. We'll entertain you with classic stories of the unique concoctions made famous here and the characters that brought them to life. Go behind the scenes at the oldest restaurant in the city to visit the wine cellar and the private dining rooms. You'll be shaken (not stirred) by the recipes of the city's most infamous cocktails along the way.
This is a walking tour on uneven sidewalks and streets, so please wear comfortable shoes! During warmer months, we recommend that you wear lightly colored clothing; caps/hats and umbrellas are also suggested. You must be 21 years of age or older to take this tour.
Approximate value: $29 USD per person
Oak Alley Plantation Tour
Experience a bygone era in one of the South's most beautiful settings-Oak Alley Plantation, built in 1839. Marvel at the unbelievable quarter-mile long alley of 28 magnificent Oak trees, each over 250 years old. Perhaps the most photographed plantation ever, Oak Alley has been the setting for such motion pictures as "Interview with a Vampire," "Primary Colors," and the wedding of Bo and Hope from the daytime soap opera, "Days of Our Lives." Your guided tour will reveal the fascinating stories of the home and its history.
Note: Due to the historic nature of the plantation, access to the second floor is by stairs only. No photography is allowed inside the plantation home. You can purchase a snack, salad, or sandwich in the Cafe & Ice Cream Parlor to enjoy at the picnic tables or aboard the coach (Cost is not included in the tour price).
Approximate value: $61 USD per person
Steamboat Natchez Jazz Cruise with Dinner
Savor the beauty and romance of the New Orleans skyline aboard the authentic Steamboat NATCHEZ-New Orleans' only authentic Steamboat! Enjoy casual buffet-style dining and live jazz by the world renowned "Dukes of Dixieland." The Steamboat NATCHEZ decks, engine room, and bars will be open for your enjoyment either before or after dinner.
Approximate value: $74 USD per person