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Garden District & Lafayette Cemetery Walking Tour

The American Sector that changed New Orleans forever!

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  • Start Location: We meet at the entrance of Lafayette Cemetery #1 located at 1400 Washington Street, directly across the Street from Commanders Palace Restaurant, just one block from the Historic St. Charles Streetcar line.
Adult (ages 12+)
Child (ages 6-11)

Explore the Timeless Allure of New Orleans’ Garden District!

Welcome to the enchanting Garden District in New Orleans, a short walk or drive from the historic French Quarter, where you’ll step into the opulent legacy of early American settlers. Join us on a captivating journey through this historic neighborhood filled with elegance, extravagance, and rich history.

  1. A Glimpse of the Past: Begin your journey in the Garden District, a step back in time, where the history of early American settlers unfolds at every corner.
  2. Architectural Marvels: Be amazed by Greek Revival mansions, antebellum treasures, and ancient oak trees that grace the streets, leaving you spellbound.
  3. Lafayette Cemetery No. 1: Explore the Gothic allure of this cemetery with its above-ground tombs, featured in beloved films and TV shows.
  4. Seasonal Gardens: Discover the ever-changing, enchanting gardens that live up to the district’s name.
  5. Starry Residences: Explore the homes of celebrities like Sandra Bullock and John Goodman, offering a glimpse into the district’s storied past and present.
  6. Culinary Treasures: Indulge in iconic New Orleans dishes like gumbo, jambalaya, and beignets.
  7. Hidden Boutiques and Artistry: After your tour experience you can unearth unique boutique shops, bustling markets, and a thriving local art scene.
  8. Smooth Navigation: Find essential tips to make your journey through the Garden District seamless and secure.
Embark on a captivating journey through the opulent history of the Garden District, creating cherished memories that will stay with you for a lifetime. Your adventure begins now.