Walking Tour of New Orleans?

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Mar 30th, 2004, 09:45 AM
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Walking Tour of New Orleans?

Has anyone taken a walking tour with an organized group lately? I notice that there are several companies offering 2 hour tours of the Garden district and also the French quarter. Then I found one that can be done on our own which was listed by Frommers. Would anyone suggest using an organized tour? and which one?

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Thanks, Margo
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Mar 30th, 2004, 11:00 AM
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Yes, we took a walking tour that was very informative and enjoyable but I can't remember the name of the company. We learned a lot about the history and building of New Orleans and found it very worthwhile. This tour was in the French Quarter but the same company also gave a tour in the Garden Disrict. Hope this helps.
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Mar 30th, 2004, 11:09 AM
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We took a cemetery/voodoo tour with the New Orleans Historic Walking Tour Co and it was great. We learned a lot and had a really good time. Our guide was knowlegable and entertaining. I'd definitely take another tour with this company.

We also took a carriage ride tour around the FQ. Our driver was really cool and told us lots of tall tales.
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Mar 30th, 2004, 11:31 AM
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The Jean Lafitte National Historic Park Service gives free walking tours of the French Quarter. You must pick up a pass in person after 9am on the day. Probably the best deal in the city.
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