New Orleans is place of history with storied pasts.
French Quarter Phantoms of New Orleans is counting on the popularity of the city's history by offering several tours for international tourists and out-of-town guests.
"People enjoy a controlled fear and that is exactly what they get on our tour," said owner and operator Cindi Richardson. " Our guides are steeped in the history of the city as well as being experts in crafting a good story."
The tour company showcases the city of New Orleans with informative and engaging guides. "New Orleans is a city rich in history and culture and I believe you get a better understanding of just how interesting and varied the city is by getting off Bourbon street and exploring with a highly education and entertaining guide," said Richardson, who encourages first-time visitors to sign up for the affordable and informative tours.
The small and growing tour company is offering specials on Groupon. Take a look and check if the coupon has expired this year.
- The tour offers two for one Hurricanes, a popular mixed cocktail infused with fruit.
- The Ghost and Vampire combo is a popular selection, for those wanting a little fright for their evening activities.
- It takes about one mile for the walking tours.
Duration of tour
Depending on the tour selection, most tours take about two hours.
Don't need a ghost tour, check out the Treme tour. "It takes you off the beaten path and into a lesser known neighborhood of New Orleans, where we explore the birth of Jazz as well as other aspects of the city's African-American heritage," Richardson said.
- Ghost and Vampire Tour
- Cemetery Tour
- Tour Treme
- True Crime Tour
- Saints and Sinners
"We love to entertain in New Orleans and we treat our city like one big living room," Richard said. "So com one down, grab a drink, pull up a chair, and we will tell you some tales."
French Quarter Phantoms
625 St. Philip Street,
New Orleans, LA 70116
Tip #1: Sign up for the tour on the website. Discounts are available for planners.
Tip #2: If you need specific information or locations, the tour company offers customization. Visit their website for some ideas.
Tip #3: Need a souvenir, buy one of the French Quarter Phantom's T-shirts as a way to remember your tour.
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