American Adventure: Uptown Bike Tour in New Orleans

27 Ratings
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  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

When Louisiana was purchased by the United States in 1803 the dynamics of the city began to shift. Trace the journey of American settlement in a foreign French Creole world. As we journey into the Uptown American Sector, we stop to learn about the uptown innovators who created Jazz at the Rampart-Perdido Corridor. From there you're off to learn about the Garden Districts evolution from a sugar plantation through its development after the Louisiana Purchase into the extravagant faubourg that you see today. Trees that grow Mardi Gras beads, American history, antebellum mansions, Lafayette Cemetery #1, and a charm that only our city can bestow on its visitors. Join us on this urban adventure through one of the most majestic neighborhoods in New Orleans! Traffic Level: Heart of the City: Light Creole Odyssey: Moderate American Adventure: Heavy

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Flambeaux Bicycle Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Flambeaux Bicycle Tours

Meet at our French Quarter location. From here we embark into the former of city of Lafayette. On our journey we will make stops on the Perdido-Rampart corridor to learn about the origins of Jazz. From there we journey into the Garden District to learn about the American settlers that came to New Orleans after the Louisiana Purchase.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Garden District

Explore the Garden District by bike and take in the neighborhood’s antebellum architecture.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lafayette Cemetery No.1

The Lafayette Cemetery is currently closed for repair. We will stop outside of the gates however, where we will explain our burial process with you.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lafayette Square

Learn about the public square of the former city of Lafayette.

Duration: 10 minutes
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