Southern Style Tours has one mission, to provide guests with accurate historical information for an authentic understanding of New Orleans. Pass through multiple historic neighborhoods and learn about the rich history of the city.
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Embarking from the historic core of the city, the Creole Odyssey bike tour traces the city’s expansion into its surrounding bayous and the city’s rich history and modern culture along the way.
Get beyond the usual stops of the French Quarter with this Private Driving New Orleans Tour! Enjoy getting a broad view of the city’s areas and some of it’s most historically significant neighborhoods.
Experience a romantic and magical trip aboard an authentic, hand-crafted Venetian Gondola mixed with the romance and flavor of New Orleans on our tour package!
Discover stories and grave plots with our certified tour guides, who lead small groups of travelers through the cemetery’s oldest alleys. Learn about Voodoo, Creoles, Protestants, and more!
- Morning and afternoon tours
On our Cities of the Dead cemetery tour, you will step inside the mystique-laden history of New Orleans in a fascinating, entertaining way. Enter one of New Orleans’ oldest and most diverse cemeteries where you will see everything from the above-ground monument tombs to early wall vaults.
Spend an unforgettable 3 hours on our comfortable air conditioned Mini-bus and get an overview of New Orleans. As part of this tour, we will go to an area that was damaged when the levee broke during Hurricane Katrina. This tour includes hotel pick-up and ground transportation.
We will pick you up at the Sheraton (500 Canal Street in Downtown New Orleans) and whisk you away in our comfortable air-conditioned vehicle for a one-of-a-kind experience.
- evening and night tours
Nola Ghost Riders is the only cemetery tour offered under the cover of night. We will visit multiple cemeteries. We will discuss our unique burial rituals and practices during our strolls as we offer visitors an up close and personal look at some of the most popular cemeteries!
About Downtown and the Central Business District
Many of the best known streets in New Orleans run through the downtown area thanks to its central location. Everything is within walking distance, so you can certainly stretch your legs and take in the sights – or go for a bike tour! Explore the area’s famous streets on your own or join a guided tour for a local’s perspective.
Famous Streets of Downtown New Orleans and the Central Business District
Canal Street: If you’re a city dweller who can’t get enough of the hustle and bustle of downtown, New Orleans’ Canal Street is the perfect place for you. This grand street showcases the city’s newly restored theaters, best shopping venues, and elegant hotels. It’s also a hot spot for parades, especially during Mardi Gras. Don’t miss a chance to ride the Canal Streetcar Line if you need a break from being on your feet.
Fulton Street: Fulton Street is home to a one-block pedestrian outdoor mall with restaurants and pubs that’s known for hosting special events like live music. It’s a popular street to visit for happy hour after a long day at work. Fulton Street is also home to one of the most popular outdoor lighting displays during the Christmas season. You can easily walk into the Warehouse District from Fulton Street as well.