Garden District Tour: Explore New Orleans' Opulence
3 Ratings
New Orleans
Discover the opulence and allure of New Orleans' Garden District on a captivating tour. Explore grand mansions, learn about the area's history and secrets, and get insider tips for the best dining and attractions.
Duration: 2 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Buckner Mansion - The Buckner mansion is over 18,000 square feet and was built for Cotton king, Henry Buckner. It’s notorious for being the home used in American Horror Story, Coven.
  • Lafayette Cemetery No.1 - We will explain our unique burial procedures and tell you about the history of the cemetery and the families there. This cemetery is currently closed to the public so we view it through the iron gates.
  • Garden District - Home to the wealthy and our major Mardi Gras Parades, this is where opulence and history meet in New Orleans. You will see the famous home of Anne Rice, where the Mayfair Witches resided in novels. You will see where Mark Twain attended parties and where films and tv shows you love were filmed. You will pass by and learn about the celebrity owned homes as well. Sandra Bullock, Nic Cage, John Goodman, Trent Reznor and NBA star Zion Williamson just to name a few.
What's Included
  • Professional Licensed Guide
  • Exclusive Insights Unavailable Elsewhere
  • Local’s Perspective
Additional Information

The Garden District of New Orleans, famous for its extravagant and elaborately created mansions, is a captivating intersection of affluence and charm. Enclosed by towering perennial Oaks that provide shade to the roads, and brought to life by the spirited Mardi Gras Parades, this area is a true marvel. Past the ornate exteriors, the narratives behind those mansion doors perpetually arouse intrigue and discussion. Since the late 18th century, the Garden District has flourished as a center of elegance, drama, duplicity, and prosperity, establishing a charm that persists till today. Join us in discovering this enchanting neighborhood, where each turn of the corner unravels a story.

2727 Prytania St
Prytania Street
We meet in front of The Rink Shopping Center. The Rink has a coffee shop and restrooms. The guide will meet you outside the front entrance.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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Mar 12, 2024
Great Garden District tour - DeAnna was a fabulous tour guide! We got lots of interesting information, and saw some beautiful homes. She knows a lot about the background of the neighborhood that I don’t think you would get from another guide. As a general rule, locals give the best tours, and she’s definitely a local. My travel companions kept saying, where did you find her, she’s great! I would highly recommend her.
Review provided by Tripadvisor
Nov 20, 2023
Excellent tour! - DeAnna DuPont was an excellent tour guide. Very knowledgeable. Hands down the best Historic Homes tour we’ve done. Never thought anyone would top Savannah until now. We will be back. Highly recommend.
Review provided by Viator
Sep 25, 2023
Fantastic!! - houses and history of the area were great! guide Deana was extremely knowledgeable of the area. very friendly and engaging
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up to 14 guests
July 2024