What you'll do
Lafayette Cemetery We will explore Lafayette Cemetery #1, established in 1832 and learn more about the above ground burial rites in one of New Orleans' Cities of the Dead. Are your ancestors buried here? Each guest can submit one name for research. If found I'll provide you with a map location and let's get that picture taken while we're there. Garden District Strolling leisurely among the live oaks, magnolia trees, and azalea gardens that give the Garden District its name and reputation. Learn about the 19th Century leaders of finance and industry and their homes built to rival the architectural splendor of the Creole French Quarter. Admire the homes of New Orleans Royalty, Kings and Queens of Mardi Gras and also see the current and past homes of John Goodman, Sandra Bullock, Anne Rice, Archie, and Olivia Manning. Unwind in the eclectic Magazine shopping and dining district after your tour.
"You are New Orleans..." I've heard this so many times in my life. Mardi Gras, Jazzfest, and all things New Orleans. Licensed Tour Guide who loves sharing my love for this unique city. A lifetime resident of New Orleans with a family heritage that goes back 250 years in south Louisiana. I played in Jackson Square as a child and was a fulltime resident of the French Quarter for many years. Member of a Mardi Gras Krewe and costume maker Member of the Historic New Orleans Collection Licensed Tour Guide
Where you'll be
Walking tour through Lafayette Cemetery #1 one of New Orleans' Cities of the Dead. No trip to New Orleans is complete without a walk around the elegant and historic Garden District. Known as the "American" section of town, it was built in the 1800s to rival the architectural splendor of the French Quarter.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
Water, coffee and baked goods available before the tour at the Rink. Restrooms are available with purchase. This is an outdoor experience unless the City declares a state of severe weather.
Cemetery and Garden District? Oh my!