Full-Day Guided Tour to Whitney Plantation and Airboat Swamp

221 Carondelet St New Orleans, Louisiana 70130-3002
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Full-Day Guided Tour to Whitney Plantation and Airboat Swamp
Detail Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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Get ready to immerse yourself in a blend of history, culture, and fun as you explore the New Orleans city on a full-day grand tour. This stirring journey takes you through places of historical importance, captivating neighborhoods, the enchanting Garden District, and more. But that's not all! You can also enjoy an interesting one-hour tour of the historic Mansion of the former Civil War and a narrative cruise along the mythical Mississippi River.

As you embark on the city tour, you will spend approximately 2 hours exploring the best that New Orleans has to offer. Along the way, your knowledgeable guide will enlighten you about the rich heritage and diverse culture of each neighborhood. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and shoes for a relaxed walk through the city streets. Highlights of the tour include views of the St. Louis Cathedral, the longest bridge over water in the world - Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, and the famous French Quarter known for its vibrant nightlife and music scene.

Strolling through the Garden District is akin to walking down the pages of history. Marvel at the antebellum mansions, tree-lined streets, and beautiful gardens that tell tales of the city's golden age. Be prepared to spend about an hour here, soaking up the tranquillity and elegance of the surroundings. Following this, immerse yourself in history with an hour-long tour of a majestic Civil War Mansion, where you will learn about the past and the ways of life during this pivotal period in American history.

The Mississippi River narrative cruise is the highlight of the day, where you’ll find the opportunity to experience the wonder and romance of the River that has served as a lifeline for New Orleans for many centuries. As you glide along its waters, you will learn fascinating facts about the river's role in the city's settlement, growth, and commerce. Also, keep an eye out for an exciting glimpse of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve during the cruise.

Initiated in the late 1800s, this full-day tour is steeped in history. From being a simple city tour to now embracing multiple cultural sojourns including the Garden District visit, Civil War Mansion tour, and Mississippi River cruise, the transformation has been remarkable. The tour prides itself on offering an enriching cultural experience aimed at showcasing the true essence of New Orleans.

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 Stop at  Bayou Segnette State Park
Absorb the tranquility of Bayou Segnette State Park. Situated in New Orleans, the highlights include botanic diversity, an alluring wave pool, and a plethora of camping spaces. This park will surely captivate nature lovers and urban dwellers alike.
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 Pass By  Great River Road
Immerse in a nostalgic journey down the Great River Road in New Orleans. Each mile serves an enchanting display of historic plantations, unveiling secrets of Southern antiquity alongside a tantalising taste of Creole cuisine.
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 Stop at  Segnette Landing Harbor Front Dining
At Segnette Landing, cuisine, culture, and waterfront views meet. It's where Westwego gathers for the delectable menu and stays for the stunning sunset views. Only a short trip away from New Orleans, it’s the city’s best-kept secret.
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 Stop at  Whitney Plantation
Embark on an emotional journey through America's past at the Whitney Plantation. Here, you are given a chance to peek into the heavy, burdensome lives of the enslaved humans while witnessing some striking slave narratives and beautiful scenery in an antebellum setting.

Wrapping up, this incredibly inclusive tour offers an unmatched depth of exploration of the beautiful city of New Orleans. As you journey through its historic districts, marvel at the grandeur of a Civil War Mansion and discover the mystic Mississippi River, you'll get a taste of the city's charm and rich tapestry of history. So, don’t wait! Elevate your travel experience with this remarkable grand tour that truly encapsulates the liveliness, grace, and spirit of New Orleans.


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