We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save

New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Explore New Orleans’ Garden District with a guide and small group
  • Learn the rich history behind one of the city’s most elegant neighborhoods
  • See ornate tombs in Lafayette Cemetery #1, a popular filming location
More
New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour
From US$25.00
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travellers
10am
A two-hour morning stroll through New Orleans’ elegant 19th Century garden neighborhood and enchanting Lafayette Cemetery. Begin at 10am and end in time for lunch on Magazine Street!
From US$25.00
1pm
A two-hour afternoon walking tour through New Orleans’ elegant 19th Century garden neighborhood and enchanting Lafayette Cemetery. Come after lunch and shop on Magazine Street after the tour!
From US$25.00
9am
Start your morning with coffee and pastry at an award-winning cafe, then stroll with us through elegant mansions, lush tropical greenery, and a fascinating 19th century cemetery.
From US$25.00
Show 2 more
Overview
Get a local perspective on New Orleans’ posh, 19th-century Garden District on a small-group walking tour. Stroll down quiet, leafy avenues to admire elegant mansions while a guide shares the history of one of the cities most charming areas. Also visit legendary Lafayette Cemetery #1 to check out above-ground tombs featured in films like 'Interview with the Vampire.’
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group at a renowned café along the historic St. Charles Avenue streetcar line (details and the guide’s contact info are provided to you the night before the tour). Set off by foot to explore this neighborhood known for its stately southern mansions and wide avenues framed by lush greenery. See different architectural styles and learn about the history of New Orleans and its most affluent area, from the Louisiana Purchase through the Civil War and Great Depression.

Visit some of the Garden District’s departed residents at the Lafayette Cemetery #1, one of the oldest and most famous graveyards in New Orleans. Discover why the city buries its dead above ground, and see the tombs of illustrious Louisiana families. You may recognize the cemetery from films and TV shows including Interview with a Vampire, American Horror Story: Coven, Double Jeopardy, and NCIS: New Orleans.
Write a ReviewReviews (36)

1 - 5 of 30 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago
Excellent tour with lots of colorful information

I booked a tour of the Garden District during the Jazz Festival, and with everyone else in New Orleans at the festival, I had the good fortune of being the only one in my tour group. Libby provided a superb walking tour at a leisurely...More

Thank Peter P
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

The Garden District is such a peaceful oasis from the bustle of the French Quarter, with enough "color" to make it fun and interesting. I enjoy my small tours, because every time someone speaks up and asks a question, it personalizes that tour and improves...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Don't Miss This Opportunity!

I'm so glad I chose the small tour with Lucky Bean Tours. It's much more intimate and personal than the large tours. You can hear every word the guide says, and ask as many questions as you'd like. Libby was fantastic! Her family has lived...More

Thank Jeff G
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the fantastic review! Small groups are the best, and asking and answering questions make the time so enjoyable. I do know a lot about our history and culture, but not everything, and I am always studying and reading. Almost every day I bring...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic tour!

We really enjoyed our tour of the Garden District a few weeks ago. Our guide, David, kept the tour engaging, fun, and informative and seemed to know the answer to any question we could come up with (and, as chatty New Yorkers, we came up...More

Thank N M
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

New Yorkers are savvy tour-takers! Thanks for touring with David and taking advantage of his extensive knowledge about the Garden District - I know you came away with a genuine understanding of the history of this great place. Thanks for taking the time to review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful Tour

Whenever I travel for pleasure, I try to take a tour the first day to help orient me to the area. After searching Trip Advisor for several tours I settled on Lucky Bean Tour. Our tour guide was Libby, who is also the owner. In...More

Thank Michael S
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow, thank you for the great review! You were a great trio, and I'm glad you laughed at my lines and appreciated my accents! Also, thanks for posting a picture. I really love my city and I love sharing it with my guests. Actually, your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fabulous Tour

We had a lovely tour of the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery #1. Really loved that the tour group was small (only 5 people). We saw much larger groups walking around. Our tour guide David was full of wonderful information.More

Thank jlr445
Libby B, Manager at Lucky Bean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The Garden District sure is lovely, and even lovelier when you have a super-smart guide who can tell you the great stories of this fascinating neighborhood. Small groups allow for more questions, and questions result in better tours! Thanks for touring with us and thank...More

Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Garagliano
11 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Judy-Cucin | Reviewed this property |
That's a pretty big group for 1 tour guide. Frankly, I'd split the group between 2 guides if possible.
0
Votes