New Orleans Tours

Discover Historic America provides travelers to New Orleans with premium guided tours. While visiting New Orleans, many people find that they want to get to know the real New Orleans. After all, there is much more to New Orleans and the French Quarter than just Bourbon Street. Our tour guides, all local experts on New Orleans, will guide you through New Orleans as you get to discover what truly makes New Orleans unique and historic.

New Orleans is one of America’s most historic cities. Dating back to it’s founding in 1718 when it was founded by the French, New Orleans is a history buff’s dream city. Whether you are interested in the history of the French Quarter, our historic cemeteries, the Garden District, or any other area in New Orleans, we have a tour specifically designed to meet your expectations.

  • We hire only the best and most knowledgeable tour guides in New Orleans
  • Our small tour group sizes make the tours more enjoyable and personable
  • Each tour is thoroughly researched and considered the most comprehensive of its type in New Orleans

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  • By Phone: Purchase Tickets for our Tours by calling our Office at 504-210-8540 between 9 am and 10 pm CST.
  • Online: Purchase Tickets for our New Orleans Tours online through our ticketing agent Zerve. You'll be emailed your tickets and confirmation. No need to print anything out!

Our Guided New Orleans Tours

New Orleans Cemetery Tours at St. Louis Cemetery #1.

NEW ORLEANS CEMETERY TOURS

St. Louis Cemetery is the oldest Cemetery in New Orleans which you can explore. The history contained within the walls of St. Louis Cemetery #1 tells the history of New Orleans. Many of our most famous and notable characters are laid to rest in this historic Cemetery.

Our Tours of St. Louis Cemetery run daily at 11:00 am and 1 pm. Your tour guide will take you through this amazing Cemetery, focusing on the history of St. Louis Cemetery #1 and it’s famous ‘residents’. You’ll also learn about the burial customs and practices which make New Orleans unique. We also cover some of the cemetery symbolism which is prevalent throughout the Cemetery.

Avoid the confusion and take a guided tour to get a great overview of the highlights of St. Louis Cemetery #1.

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New Orleans' French Quarter, site of our French Quarter History Tours.

FRENCH QUARTER HISTORY TOUR

New Orleans' French Quarter is one of the most historic neighborhoods in all of America. Simply walking through the French Quarter you'll never know the interesting history that every building holds. On our French Quarter History Tour you'll be entertained and informed about many of the French Quarter's historic homes and buildings. You'll also learn about historic moments in our city's history which help shaped New Orleans into the city it is today.

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Tour New Orleans' Garden District with Discover Historic America

THE GARDEN DISTRICT TOUR

The Garden District is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in all of New Orleans. Well known for its beautiful homes and rich history, the Garden District is one of the top destinations in New Orleans for travelers.

Discover Historic America offers guided tours of the Garden District daily at 11 am and 2 pm. On this walking tour of the Garden District, you’ll learn much about the history of the Garden District, the architecture and famous residents who have lived in the Garden District.

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Tujages, the starting location for our New Orleans Cocktail Tour

HISTORIC COCKTAIL TOUR

New Orleans is home to the cocktail. We invented it and have perfected it! On our 2-hour walking Historic Cocktail Tour you'll visit many of the bars where famous cocktails such as the Sazerac and Gin Fizz were created. We'll also take you on a trip through history as you learn about the locations of the bars we visit. So, leave Bourbon Street behind and tour the classy side of New Orleans Cocktail History.

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