French Quarter in 75 Minutes Tour
Offered: Tues., Thurs. and Sat., 11am | Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes | Price: $19 | FAQ
"We called Brian Huff on the recommendation of a friend while in New Orleans for just a few days, and he went out of his way to accommodate our schedule and led us on a great private walking tour of the French Quarter." Lindsay M, TripAdvisor
You may rightly wonder why we offer a straight-up history of New Orleans tour when we revel in the many facets of cocktail history. Simple: if you understand why New Orleans is New Orleans, where our embrace-the-moment-now culture comes from and why we do what we do...you'll enjoy your drinks--and your vacation--more! Besides, it's short and inexpensive. So if you're newly arrived in the city or short on time, put your drinks down for an hour-ish (or bring them along!) and get your history on, y'all! It's that small plate for your soul. As any experienced raconteur will tell ya: a great story well told is the equal of any fine libation...
For instance, drink this:
In approximately one hour and fifteen minutes, you will be acquainted with legend, glory and death, the famous and the infamous: all on an inexpensive walking adventure centered around Jackson Square.
The French Quarter in 75 Minutes tour weaves the history of the Great Fire that gave birth to our famous skyline with the story of the man responsible for building it, the dark drama of this man's daughter who created the majestic buildings that now flank Jackson Square...and a dose of architecture, facts about the Mississippi River, entrance into the 1850 House Museum--the last remaining original row house on Jackson Square--and helpful knowledge like what's the difference between a Creole, a Cajun and their cuisines.
*Although parties of 1 are most welcome on the tour, we require a minimum of 2 guests to run the tour.*
*Reservations are required for our tours. If we have no guests previously booked, we will not be waiting for walk-up business at our starting locations.*
*Cancellation Policy: Full refunds for cancellations made at least 24 hours in advance of your tour departure time. Cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance of your tour departure time and No-Shows are not refunded. Tour runs rain or shine.*
"No book or app could have done a better job of making the French Quarter come alive right in front of my very eyes." Gene D., Yelp!