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New Orleans: Private Food, Jazz, and Culture Walking Tour

1. New Orleans: Private Food, Jazz, and Culture Walking Tour

Visit what is arguably one of the oldest African American neighborhoods in the United States on a private guided tour of New Orleans. Discover a side of the Crescent City that continues to stretch its deep roots throughout the United States and beyond. Take a stroll around the Tremé neighborhood, and explore the history of this quarter, which dates back to the 1720s when free people of color made their homes here. Over the years, Tremé and its residents have had a lasting impact on the culture, food, and music of New Orleans and, on this tour, you'll learn about and experience the vibrant and rich traditions, history, and flavors of the area. Walk past the Petit Jazz Museum and the New Orleans African American Museum. Stop to see the Tomb of the Unknown Slave, and see some of the most vibrant Creole architecture found in New Orleans, from cottages to double shotguns to townhouses, all dating back to the 1800s. Enjoy a delicious Creole-Southern meal at a restaurant frequented by locals and hear about some of the most celebrated musicians, civil rights activists, and artists in the South.

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