New Orleans: 2-Hour Literary Walking Tour

New Orleans: 2-Hour Literary Walking Tour

From $35 per person

Visit the homes and favorite haunts of Faulkner, Williams, Welty, Hemingway, and Capote. See one of only three literary landmark hotels in America and have a relaxed stroll through the French Quarter with time for a cocktail or two.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 hours
Starting time 4:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover New Orleans' literary history and influence
  • Enjoy a relaxed stroll through the French Quarter
  • Visit the homes and old haunts of famous writers
  • Learn about New Orleans’ women, African American, and contemporary writers
Full description
Explore literary New Orleans on this 2 hour guided walking tour. Learn about the five writers who passed through New Orleans and were awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature and the dozens more who have gone on to win Pulitzers, National Book Awards, and O. Henry Prizes.  During the this walking tour you will visit one of only three literary landmark hotels in America. Discover who stayed there often and visit the homes and favorite haunts of authors. Hear about the vibrant culture and history of New Orleans during the 20th-century and get an intimate understanding of the city's women, African American, and contemporaneity writers.  Enjoy a relaxed stroll through the French Quarter with time for a cocktail or two as your passionate guide tells you the stories of the French Quarter's literature, history, and architecture.
Includes
  • 2-hour guided tour
  • Food or drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

French Truck Coffee, 217 Chartres Street, New Orleans, in the French Quarter.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • This tour takes about 2 hours and covers about a mile and a quarter over flat ground
  • This tour operates in rain or shine
  • As part of ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, this activity will now be a private experience
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