The Original 'Creole and Crescent' Bike Tour

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Established in 2011 as the first legitimate New Orleans bike tour company that wasn't run from a living room sofa. -> 13 Years in Business -> 3,000+ 5-star reviews across multiple platforms -> Original Owner -> Original Guides -> Original Tours -> What more could you want from a tour company? Who else is better qualified to show you New Orleans than the people whose family, in 1696, cut their way through a mosquito infested swamp in order to establish what would become the world famous City of New Orleans? Both versions of our 'Creole' tour (pedal & electric) showcase the original settlement of New Orleans - from the French Quarter, down Esplanade Ave. to city park, and back again to the French Quarter through the neighborhoods of Bayou St. John and Treme. Choose FreeWheelin' for the most: -> authentic -> informative -> and entertaining Bike Tours of New Orleans mon ami. Don't deliberate, this is the tour that you need to do, visit our website for the easiest booking experience.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: FreeWheelin Bike Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: French Quarter

We meet and begin the tour at the FreeWheelin' shop in the French Quarter @ 317 Burgundy St. *Updated description coming - see either our company website or the 'Electric Creole Cruise' description on Viator since both tours are essentially the same with the biggest difference being the type of bike used on tour.

Duration: 15 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: Frenchmen Street

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

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: City Park

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: 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: 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

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
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