Explore the city of New Orleans and the famous Oak Alley Plantation on this guided, 3-hour bus tour in New Orleans. Hop into an air-conditioned minivan and begin with a trek through'the French Quarter, the Garden District, the Ninth Ward, and City Park. Then head to the'Grande Dame of the Great River Road, Oak Alley Plantation. See the historic grounds ' 25'acres of history and romance, regret and rebirth, tragedy and triumph. Arguably nowhere in the south is there a more spectacular setting. All entry fees plus a New Orleans hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Go beyond the typical city tour to experience and see New Orleans like a local.
After a New Orleans hotel pickup, relax on board an enclosed, air-conditioned minibus that runs every day, rain or shine. Pass through the French Quarter and travel past mansions along Esplanade Avenue, en route to a stop in City Park, for a visit to the Morning Call Cafe for coffee and beignets. In addition, see the Ninth Ward, a neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Katrina. View the Garden District with its vast mansions that line pristine boulevards and Faubourg Treme ' one of the oldest African-American neighborhoods in the country, dating back to the 1700s.
Pass through the Warehouse District, home of the internationally acclaimed World War II Museum, and by the Contemporary Arts Center, one of the country's first art institutions. The tour also makes a brief stop at a cemetery to see the city's distinctive, above-ground tombs. Receive a great introduction to the history, culture, and architecture of this magnificent city.
Then travel to the beautiful Oak Alley Plantation, located on the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Movies such as 'Interview with a Vampire' and 'Midnight Bayou' were filmed there.
Select from a morning or afternoon departure time. The tour ends with a New Orleans hotel drop-off.