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Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Culinary and Cocktails

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Combine food and history on this New Orleans culinary tour. Walk through the French Quarter and visit such historic landmarks as Jackson Square while hearing the story behind Bourbon Street and more. Stop at two venues to sample cocktails and local dishes, and finish at St Louis Cemetery No. 1, one of New Orleans most revered ‘Cities of the Dead’.
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    Stop At: St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, 425 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA

    First you will visit the oldest cemetery in New Orleans, St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Learn about the City of the Dead where your guide covers the African culture, Voodoo religion, Music and the famous and infamous people that are laid to rest there.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Your Backstage Pass to New Orleans, 400 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA

    All through the French Quarter you will learn about the history of the Creole and other ethnic foods of New Orleans. Through this tour your guide will show you all the different architectures of the French Quarter and the three different countries that layered into this old city.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jackson Square, 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234

    Off to where the city began, Jackson Square where you’ll get an in-depth account of the beginning of the French settlement to the Spanish takeover to the Battle of New Orleans. Your guide will tell you about the exciting history of the infamous pirate Jean Lafitte and his gang of cutthroat pirates.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mississippi River, LA

    Next we will make a stop at two very well established French Quarter restaurants where you will be treated to authentic crafted drinks by real New Orleans mixologist and you will taste samples of our wonderful New Orleans cuisine.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA

    Lastly your guide will take you to world famous Bourbon Street. Here you will hear firsthand stories of how your guide entertained and operated nightclubs and restaurants for 25 years. We will take you to the old days of the Bourbon Street scene that has long been forgotten. And the tour ends at the oldest bar in North America.


    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    400 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Departure Time
    12:30pm
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    941 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
    • Entry/Admission - Mississippi River
    • Entry/Admission - Bourbon Street
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This was the best tour EVER! Collin shared personal stories plus historical facts about NOLA and the sights we saw. We really enjoyed the local establishments we visited as well as the information we would not have gotten from other tour guides. We definitely recommend him to
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    Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Culinary and Cocktails
    Responded 22 Nov 2019
    Thank you so much for your wonderful review, it means so much to me. Hope to see you soon!!!
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    Colin is amazing! Being a long time resident of NOLA, Colin has tons of information, ideas, suggestions, recommendations and knowledge. My wife and I had such a blast exploring all aspects of the city. His knowledge of history, architecture, music, food, and local personalities
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    Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Culinary and Cocktails
    Responded 22 Nov 2019
    Sorry I haven't gotten back to you sooner, I've been real busy. Thank you so much for your wonderful review it means so much to me. Please let me know when you're coming back to NOLA and I'll customize a tour with you. Again thank you so much!!!
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    Collin focuses a great deal on movies and music in New Orleans. If you have a special interest in tieing in New Orleans to those things, this is definitely your guy!
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    Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Culinary and Cocktails
    Responded 29 Oct 2019
    Thank you so much for your wonderful review, hope to see you soon!!!
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    This was an excellent tour. Our guide was great and very knowledgeable. We learned a lot about New Orleans history. We had great food and drinks at two excellent restaurants. I would highly recommend this tour.
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    Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Culinary and Cocktails
    Responded 1 Sep 2019
    Thank you so much for this wonderful review, Todd, Rolly, and Dennis it was an honor to be with you guys! Happy birthday Todd, and hope all is well with your home in Florida, hugs!!!
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    Definitely well worth it!! The personal tour you need to take in New Orleans. We took his Culinary and Cocktails tour and learned many new things, had delicious food and great drinks. Things we learned would not have noticed or seen by walking around with other tour guides! Just
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    Response from COLIN T, Owner at Your Backstage Pass Walking Tour of Culinary and Cocktails
    Responded 11 Aug 2019
    Sorry I haven't gotten back with you guys, it was really busy this weekend, it was such a pleasure showing you my old town " Nawlins". Thank you for the wonderful review, hope to see soon. Hugs!!!
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    About the operator
    By: Your Backstage Pass to New Orleans
    108 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    llymker
    South Dakota
    110
    Best tour !!
    Colin set up a custom tour for us which turned into an extra 90 minutes. We had the best time. Cemetery. French
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    Kelly C
    north carolina
    5827
    Interesting night
    We wanted to take a haunted tour during our vacation in New Orleans. Found this Haunted Tour and decided to take
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    NathanM2333
    10
    Mr Miller
    If you are looking for a great walking tour of the French Qtr...Colin is it! We went for the Ghost tour and got a
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    ronjennbibeau
    Peoria, Arizona
    51
    The Best Tour Guide!
    If you are looking for a great walking tour of the French Qtr. and a cemetery...Look no further ! Colin was
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    javier9311
    10
    Colin is the Best!
    My friends and I went to New Orleans for Halloween, and we booked a tour to learn about the haunted places within
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    GPoppins
    Tampa, Florida
    81
    Collin
    This was the best tour EVER! Collin shared personal stories plus historical facts about NOLA and the sights we
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    xxxGourmetRenee
    Sonoma, California
    405
    Collin is a Terrific Tour Guide
    We thoroughly enjoyed our two hour tour of the French Quarter's "unexplained" side with our friendly guide Collin.
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    Dawn M
    20
    Backstage Pass Rocks!
    Colin is amazing! Being a long time resident of NOLA, Colin has tons of information, ideas, suggestions,
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    kimrn2006
    Des Moines, Iowa
    3613
    Tour of essential New Orleans
    Colin was a wealth of nformation on all things New Orleans. He inspired us to watch King Creole and other films
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    Paula C
    164
    Good Tour
    Collin focuses a great deal on movies and music in New Orleans. If you have a special interest in tieing in New
    Read more
    Elizabeth W
    10
    Do the walk with Colin
    Very entertaining tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Colin was very knowledgeable and informative on this
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    Pixie H
    10
    Loved it!
    I highly recommend doing one of his ghost tours! He is very knowledgeable and has a wonderful disposition. I
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    saraallenn
    30
    Amazing tour
    Going to a cemetery, for something other than a funeral sounds strange, but New Orleans is definitely where you
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    Premium62
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    81
    Cemetery Tour
    Best by far. Starts very close to cemetery. Colin has a wealth of historical knowledge. Would not think twice
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    Alex H
    10
    Only Ever Tour with Collin
    We had just flown in early from Michigan. We met Collin at the three legged dog bar, not knowing what to expect.
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