Come along with me on this 4 part (French Quarter, Garden District, City Park, & Metairie Cemetery) journey to see & learn about The Real Big Easy! I will take you through the 300 year old French Quarter & give you a complete history lesson & show you the historic landmarks such as Jackson Square, Ursuline Convent, Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar, The Cornstalk Fence Hotel, Multi-Million Dollar Homes, & many more. I will share with you the history of the Antebellum Mansions from the 1800's in the Garden District. You will see Sandra Bullock, John Goodman, Peyton & Eli Manning, Anne Rice, Jay Z & Beyoncé, American Horror Story, Cornstalk Fence, & The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Homes. We will go to City Park, as magical & unique as the city of New Orleans. This 1,300-acre outdoor oasis has enchanted New Orleanians since 1854. The crown jewel of City Park is the world’s largest stand of mature southern live oaks, which includes a Grand Oak that is over 800 years old. You will touch & take pictures with this Grand Oak. You will also see the Swamp from 1718 that New Orleans was built upon. Finally, we will ride through Metairie Cemetery & see multi-million dollar family tombs of New Orleans most prominent people like, the founder of Popeyes Chicken, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, New Orleans Saints owner, & The Weeping Angel Statue. We will also go inside a family tomb.
I'm Paul, a born & raised 50 year native of New Orleans. I have given hundreds of tourists from around the world my Big 4 (French Quarter, Garden District, City Park, & Metairie Cemetery) in The Big Easy Experience. I have taken several courses on New Orleans & read most of the books on her 300 year old history. I'm also a Licensed New Orleans Tour Guide & have a Bachelor of Science in Marketing & Business Administration from The University of New Orleans. My tour is fact-based & comprehensive, designed to educate you about the people, culture, and history of this unique city I call home! If a day/time slot that you want is not available, call me @ 504.259.1444 & I will try to accommodate you. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXPERIENCE, ONLY YOUR GROUP WILL ATTEND.
Beignets & Café Au Lait at THE ORIGINAL FRENCH MARKET COFFEE STAND in City Park, Café Du Monde since 1862.
Your experience takes place in my spacious Toyota RAV4 (SUV) so you will be cool & comfortable. During the experience you…
(French Quarter) Since 1718, Bourbon St., Royal St., Frenchman St., Jackson Square, The French Market, Lafitte's Blacksmith Bar, Multi-Million $ Homes (Garden District) Since 1832, St. Charles Ave., Multi-Million $ Antebellum Mansions, Beautiful Gardens/Oaks (City Park) Since 1854, 1,300 Acres, 800 Year Old Live Oaks, The Swamp from 1718, Café Du Monde (Metairie Cemetery) Since 1872, 130 Acres, Above Ground Multi-Million $ Family Tombs
Bring a camera, there will plenty of picturesque shots to take of this 300 year old city.
I do recommend one of the first things you do in New Orleans is TAKE A TOUR! This will acclimate you, help you understand New Orleans, & help you plan your activities here. I also offer an OAK ALLEY PLANTATION EXPERIENCE (PRIVATE TOUR) https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/602105