Nicknamed the "Big Easy," New Orleans is known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live- music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French and Caribbean cultures. Embodying its festive spirit is Mardi Gras, the late-winter carnival famed for raucous costumed parades and parties with sweet-tasting cocktails.
One day you will discover New Orleans’ vibrant history through its dynamic history on this sightseeing tour! Enjoy a ride through the city, viewing the diverse architectural wonders of the French Quarter, the Garden District, Esplanade Avenue and Bayou St John. Next visit the St Louis Cemetery No 3, City Park, and the Longue Vue House and Gardens, a masterpiece of architectural and horticultural history.
Then one evening, Go for a sunset cruise aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen with this boat trip. Listen to an on-board jazz band and feast on a Creole-style dinner buffet as the boat sails along the Mississippi River. Take in the views from the promenade deck and sip New Orleans-inspired cocktails. New Orleans unofficial state motto, "let the good times roll," pretty much says it all!
Your four-day trip for two includes: