Sightseeing in Metairie

Aphrodisiac Walking Tour for Two or Four from Witches Brew Tours (57% Off)

Witches Brew Tours

French Quarter

Guests sample historically sensuous foods and libations as they tour the city’s shops for more love-sparking fare

$120 $52

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Two-Hour Haunted Houses and Ghosts Walking Tour for Two or Four from Livery Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Livery Tours

Jackson Brewery Bistro Bar

Groups hear tales of the haunted past of the French Quarter during walking tours and enter a 200 year old haunted mansion

$50 $20

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Two-Hour Cemetery History Tour from Ernie's Tours (Up to 67% Off). Three Options Available.

Ernie's Tours

Johnny White's Corner Pub

Louisiana native and licensed tour guide leads groups from the French Quarter to the spooky and historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

$50 $20

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Walking Tour of Tremé Neighborhood for Two or Four from French Quarter Phantoms (Up to 57% Off)

French Quarter Phantoms

The Voodoo Lounge

In a neighborhood rich with African-American and jazz history, guides explore the sites of civil-rights events and musical inspiration

$44 $19

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Historical or Haunted New Orleans Walking Tours for Two or Six from Dark Crescent Tours (Up to 63% Off)

Dark Crescent Tours

New Orleans

Supernatural tours present the history of New Orleans through a macabre lens; history tour ambles through French Quarter and Algiers Point

$50 $20

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Historical Walking Tour of New Orleans for Two, Four, or Six from G L-f de Villiers (Up to 66% Off)

G L-f de Villiers

Multiple Locations

Tour-goers learn interesting tidbits about the city during guided tours with themes such as “Cemeteries and Voodoo” and “Literary History”

$60 $24

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Choice of Any Walking Tour for One or Two from Two Chicks Walking Tours (Up to 52% Off)

Two Chicks Walking Tours

Multiple Locations

Walking tours of New Orleans include Garden District Gems along with Brothels, Bordellos and Ladies of the Night

$30 $15

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Guided Walking Tour of Beauregard-Keyes House for Two or Four (Up to Half Off)

Beauregard-Keyes House

French Quarter

Tour of former home of General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard & author Frances Parkinson Keyes highlights Victorian architecture & items

$20 $10

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Three-Hour City Bus Tour for One, Two, or Four from Southern Style Tours (Up to 62% Off)

Southern Style Tours

Central Business District

Bus tours explore the birthplace of jazz while rolling past elaborate crypts, history-filled mansions, and celebrity homes

$45 $18

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Cemetery Tour Admission for One, Two, Four, or Six from The Voodoo Bone Lady Haunted Tours (Up to 60% Off)

The Voodoo Bone Lady Haunted Tours

French Quarter

Explore one of the city’s oldest above-ground cemeteries, visit the tomb of Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau, and pass through Congo Square

$25 $13

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Swamp Tour for Two or Four from James & James Tours (Up to 49% Off)

James & James Tours

New Orleans

Swamp tours get up close and personal with bayou wildlife in a privately owned wildlife refuge

$98 $53

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African American–History Walking Tour for One, Two, or Four from Ella Tours LLC (Up to 52% Off)

Ella Tours LLC

The Upper Quarter Bar

Guides teach tour groups about some of the city’s most interesting aspects of African American history during three-hour walking tours

$40 $20

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VIP Bourbon Street Pub Crawl for One, Two, or Four from Pub Crawl New Orleans (Up to 51% Off)

Pub Crawl New Orleans

New Orleans

Knowledgeable guides lead guests to local hot spots to enjoy VIP admission, party favors, and drink specials

$20 $11

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Bridal Pub Crawl with Drink Specials for Two or Four from Creativity Collective on September 20 (50% Off)

Creativity Collective

New Orleans - French Quarter

Pub crawlers dress in bridal getups in an attempt to break a world record, then gallivant through multiple bars with food and drink specials

$50 $25

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History and Ghostbuster Tour for One or Two at French Quarter History and Ghostbuster Tours (Up to 50% Off)

French Quarter History and Ghostbuster Tours

French Quarter

Guests learn about the history and hear haunted stories from the French Quarter

$25 $15

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With its imposing, slate-gray façade, the 170-year-old U.S. Custom House may be the last building in which you’d expect to hear the delighted squeals of children. But behind the steely columns, the building erupts into 23,000 square feet of colorful displays and fluttering, scuttling insects, courtesy of the Audubon Society and Insectarium. In the Asian garden, hundreds of butterflies dodge shafts of sunlight to alight on tropical ferns and the shoulders of young visitors. And at the Insects of New Orleans gallery, visitors can ogle the pink katydids, cockroaches, and lovebugs that contribute to the city’s heritage.

These bug-filled displays are all part of the insectarium’s mission to conserve Louisiana’s indigenous species and inspire stewardship in its visitors. While adults can sate their curiosity with the vast array of exotic species, curators gear many displays toward young guests by making them lighthearted and interactive: the Field Camp’s entomologist answers questions about how to collect bugs or break up flea-circus strikes, and at Bug Appétit, chefs dole out insect-filled delicacies to adventurous palates.

423 Canal St
New Orleans,
LA
US

Preservation is as much a priority as presentation at LeMieux Galleries, which is why the displays that the shop crafts from thousands of frames and acid-free mats often involve leaving a buffer of air between delicate paintings and glass. Framers there ensure that stolen copies of the Declaration of Independence can be secretly enjoyed for generations to come with their careful framing techniques, which can preserve the natural edge of paper and safeguard the stitches of antique needlework. In more than a quarter century in the business, the store has displayed everything from souvenir magazines to jerseys within their frames, the styles of which range from sleek contemporary to the ornate gold moulding that grows unbidden in French palaces. LeMieux Galleries also exhibits sculptures, paintings, and ceramics by artists from the Gulf South.

332 Julia St
New Orleans,
LA
US

During the two-day Winter Art & Antiques Show, avid antiquarians can stare down their fill of stone-faced 19th-century cameos inside the stately Greek Revival edifice of the Old U.S. Mint, where 18 dealers will hawk art and antiquities from the 17th through mid-20th century. An auction gives bargain hunters ample opportunity to pick up an ornate silver tea service for a beloved Earl-Grey-sipping aunt or Starfleet captain, while connoisseurs of antique knowledge can absorb free lectures on restoration or native Louisiana art. Since most objets d'art are inedible, the classic Southern fare at Café Reconcile will quiet rumbling stomachs before their reverberations crack any delicate china.

400 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans,
LA
US

Starting at the elegant white columns at the New Orleans African American Museum, the Tremé walking tour shepherds groups of up to 23 wanderers through the culturally significant neighborhood. For two hours every Monday, Friday, and Saturday, guests traipse through 300 years of richly saturated history, learning more effectively than sipping the contents of a blender full of history textbooks. Patrons tread across original handmade bricks that cover the ground in parts of one of the oldest African American communities. They also meander through Congo Square and St. Augustine Church as the knowledgeable guide sprinkles in anecdotes about the rise of jazz, creole architecture, and the New Orleans civil-rights movement.

1418 Governor Nicholls St
New Orleans,
LA
US

Landmarks is the oldest non-profit preservation advocacy organization in New Orleans, and was founded by some of the city's leading preservationists, including Samuel Wilson Jr, Pie Dufour, Angela Gregory and Martha G. Robinson. The organization saved the Pitot House from destruction in 1964.

1440 Moss St
New Orleans,
LA
US

As the self-proclaimed oldest operating premium rum distillery in the United States, Old New Orleans Rum Distillery has accumulated an arsenal of accolades. Your approximately 45-minute tour will give you a glimpse into the distilling process of the best liquor to emerge since mint Scope. First, you'll learn how Louisiana sugarcane is mashed and mixed with water and yeast to create the primordial soup from which baby rums are born. If you're the type of person who likes to read the book before you see the movie, check out the rummery's website for a detailed explanation of the distillery process. Once the tour concludes, the group will head to the rum tasting room, where you can sample the distillery's four signature rums, and the friendly staff may elicit your opinion of new, yet-to-be-marketed blends. You'll also get a signature cocktail made with New Orleans Rum and stirred with swizzle sticks of love.

2815 Frenchmen Street
New Orleans,
LA
US