The Original 'Creole and Crescent' Bike Tour

38 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

We are the original bike tour company in the city and the ONLY locally owned and operated bicycle tour business in New Orleans operating for over a decade featuring custom built, American-made cruisers. While our competitors companies have been bought and sold several times, we still have the original krewe that we started the business with - original owners, original guides and same great customer service, top-notch bikes and fantastic experiences. Before you book with another bike tour, take your time to dig a bit more deeply into what you're getting with your reservation. There's no easy way to manage & operate a 5 -start rated business for a decade other than hard work and dedication to excellence. You should book with FreeWheelin' if you want the best that New Orleans has to offer. After all, who else better to show you around New Orleans than people whose family's have been here since the beginning?

Itinerary Details

Operated by: FreeWheelin Bike Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Frenchmen Street

The locals Bourbon Street and epicenter of the New Orleans live music scene

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

Also known as, 'The Avenue of the Creoles' or Millionaires Row', we ride this 4+ mile stretch from it' beginning to our stop in city park. Along the way we see mansions of the old Creole aristocracy and here stories about who these were/are and their influence on New Orleans culture and society. This portion of the tour also stops at, 'Gayerre Place' to see the decorative monument, 'Peace, the Genius of History.'

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Louis Cemetery No. 3

We stop to see the last and oldest of the St. Louis cemeteries to hear about the burial process of the deceased New Orleanians; it's an interesting story for sure. We do not give a tour of the cemetery; this is just a brief stop to hear stories as well as a photo op and opportunity for a short stroll among the tombs.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: City Park

We usually stop for begneits and coffee at Cafe' du Monde if the lines aren't too long. If it's peak season, we usually make our break at one of the local coffee shops on the route. We ride through a thousand year Live Oak tree grove and stop to hear stories about duels and tragedy's that took place in this majestic setting. Upon departure from the park we cross over Bayou St. John via 'Magnolia Bridge' before heading to Treme'.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bayou St. John

The tour crosses Bayou St. John via 'Magnolia Bridge' and rides along the bayou for a while before turning into the neighborhood of the same name. We stop on the Live Oak tree lined Ursuline Avenue for another history lesson in a beautiful setting.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Treme

Into the Treme' we ride. Unlike many other tours, we take our riders deep into Treme' showing you the true version of the neighborhood that isn't depicted on popular shows produced by Hollywood. Since we're from New Orleans, we've got a lot of friends in the neighborhood; you'll be greeted with smiles, waives and a "hey baby" as we roll on to Armstrong Park & Congo Square.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Louis Armstrong Park

A ride through Louis Armstrong Park let's us know that we're almost finished with the best bike tour in the city. A peaceful ride along the fountain filled ponds and tree-lined path takes us to our final stop in Congo Square.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Congo Square

This is last stop on the tour, it's where it all comes together. This last stop is the birthplace of Jazz Music and the origins of Jazz Fest.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: New Orleans

There are several other sights and a couple of more stops that can't be listed on this Trip Advisor description since they are not in the available choices for attractions.

Duration: 5 minutes
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