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Horse and Carriage Tours

New Orleans Horse and Carriage Tours

For hundreds of years, the only way to get around New Orleans was by horse and carriage. You can still experience the leisurely pace our ancestors did in one of several carriage tours offered today.

Mule-drawn carriages can be boarded on the Decatur Street side of Jackson Square almost any hour of the day or they can be chartered for special occasions and large parties. Or you can simply hail an empty carriage from the street. They are a scenic and rustic way to tour the storied streets of the French Quarter while being entertained and enlightened on the city’s history by a knowledgeable driver. He or she will stir your fantasies and funnybones with true-to-life stories and amusing anecdotes about the Quarter and its colorful cast of characters through the ages. The listings below will tell which tours are available and how to contact them.

New Orleans Tour Companies Offering Horse and Carriage Tours
Bloody Mary's Tours
941 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 523-7684

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Limo Tours, History/Heritage Tours, Romantic Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours, Horse and Carriage Tours

Description: Join Bloody Mary's 20 year veteran company for the velvet rope of walking or luxury van tours to the public or co-create her world renown exclusive excursions of perfection,all with a mystic edge.

She tours day and night: 7 days of the dead cemetery tours and ghost tour, ghost hunts, haunted pub crawls, voodoo nights and excels world famous paranormal romance and haunted honeymoons with love ceremony renewals imbedded within.

Meet celebrity historian and Author Bloody Mary and let her customize bespoken events and tours for you.

Good Old Days Tours
1229 St. Thomas St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 523-0804

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized, Airboat Tours, Flatboat Tours, Swamp Tours, Romantic Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours, Horse and Carriage Tours, Specialized
Machu Picchu Travel Services
442 Jackson Ave., New Orleans, LA 70072 [Map It]
(504) 561-9050

Available Tour Type/s: Bus Tours, Walking Tours, Van Tours, Airboat Tours, Limo Tours, Scooter Tours, History/Heritage Tours, Swamp Tours, Romantic Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, Garden Tours, Multilingual Tours, Mardi Gras Tours, French Quarter Tours, Horse and Carriage Tours, Plantation Tours

Description: On our tours, you can visit the French Quarter, the Warehouse District, and the Garden District, see the "Cities of the Dead", take a Swamp Tour on a relaxing pontoon boat ride or an adventurous airboat, and be captivated by the historical plantations. We also offer tours in Spanish, French, German and Italian.
Royal Carriages
1824 N. Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70002 [Map It]
(504) 943-8820

Available Tour Type/s: City/Neighborhood Tours, French Quarter Tours, Horse and Carriage Tours
Witches Brew Tours
(504) 454-3939

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Night Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours, Horse and Carriage Tours

Description: Witches Brew Tours is a 4.5 star rated company specializing in Haunted Tours featuring Ghost, Voodoo, Vampires, Cemeteries, & Witchcraft. Marie Laveau and the famed St. Louis Cemetery #1, her alleged final resting place, our tours meander throughout the Historic French Quarter of New Orleans one of the Worlds Top Tourist Destinations, as well as take you to the city's oldest, continuously operating ground cemetery. USA Today featured Witches Brew Tours as the most popular tour in New Orleans. Tours meet on the corner of Royal St. and Conti St.
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