City of New Orleans Accessible Driving Tour
This City of New Orleans Accessible Driving Tour gives you a comprehensive view of the city and some of the neighborhoods that are located here. You will see the effects of Hurricane Katrina and recovery efforts throughout the city and learn some not so well known facts surrounding the event and why there was such damage to the city. There is a segment of the French Quarter included on the tour, where you will learn the history of the people, the place and culture of this fascinating part of the city. With so much of the city included in one tour, it is no wonder this is a popular pick for a driving tour in New Orleans.
If you arrive by cruise ship, your guide will pick you up at the port. If you are staying in New Orleans at one of our Accessible New Orleans Hotels, or one nearby, your driver/guide will pick you up in front of the hotel lobby. Your guide will pick you up in a comfortable minivan that can accommodate a folding wheelchair and is equipped with a low entry point, or an ADA van with a ramp or lift if needed. From there, you will begin this exceptional tour of New Orleans. The guide has a love for his city that is contagious, and he is eager to share it all with you. You will enjoy the knowledgeable, friendly service.
On this City of New Orleans Accessible Driving Tour, you will go to the French Quarter and see the most iconic places in New Orleans. The guide will explain the history of Jackson’s Square, Pirates Alley and The French Market. You will also see St. Louis Cemetery #3, City Park, the Lakefront, the 17th Street Canal. You will drive the length of St. Charles Avenue while visiting the University Section. (Tulane and Loyola Universities) A visit to the Garden District, Lafayette Cemetery, the World War II Museum and Lafayette Square are also on the agenda. The experienced and educated guide will give lively commentary throughout.
This accessible 3 hour City of New Orleans Driving Tour is wheelchair friendly with very few challenges. Our guide is experienced in making this tour not only enjoyable, but also disabled friendly for his guests with mobility challenges. He is experienced in touring with disabled guests and their family. Your tour will be comfortable and comprehensive.
This Accessible New Orleans Driving Tour features:
- Experienced New Orleans Tour Guide with a contagious love of his city
- Lively and knowledgeable storytelling
- View of some of New Orleans neighborhoods and effects from Hurricane Katrina
- St. Louis Cemetery #3, City Park, Lakefront, 17th Street Canal
- St. Charles Avenue, Cemeteries, Museum visit optional with advance requests
- French Quarter and famed sites
- St. Charles Avenue
- Effects of Hurricane Katrina
- 17th Street Canal
- Optional visit to museum of choice with advance request
The City of New Orleans Accessible Driving Tour has an accessible rating of 4 stars. The driver has a van with low entry and can store one foldable wheelchair. He sources an ADA accessible vehicle when needed, for an additional charge. The walking portion uses step free routes. The guide is experienced and knowledgeable for the most accessible routes to take.
St. Louis Cemetery #3
World War II Museum
8 passenger van with low entry, accommodates one foldable wheelchair (ADA vehicle can be sources for guests who require lift/ramp.
Tour duration: 3 hours
Cost: $525 for 1-2 people, $550 for 3-4 people
Maximum number of people on the tour: up to 4
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: Between 9 AM-2 PM
Meet-up place: Hotel or Cruise Port
Dress code: Weather suitable clothing advised
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities, museum entry (optional)
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