Journey into Mid-City New Orleans! Embarking from the historic core of the city, the Creole Odyssey traces the city's expansion into its surrounding bayous. Enjoy an extended ride under the shade of regal Live Oak trees as we journey down the opulent Esplanade Avenue. After visiting St. Louis Cemetery #3, you will cruise past swampy vistas in City Park. You'll traverse Bayou St. John, a historic waterway that was used by Native Americans and French settlers alike, and learn why it was so instrumental in our city's founding.
In and out of the port of New Orleans, Eric is a descendent of French pirates who sailed the high seas of the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Even in recent generations, both his maternal and paternal grandfathers worked in the port of New Orleans importing fruit from the Caribbean and Latin America. Being the first land lover in his family, he traded in the helm for handle bars. A native of New Orleans, Eric posses a knowledge of the city that exceeds research, he is a product of its culture. From rolling in Mardi Gras parades in his youth, getting his first high school job as a beignet chef at Cafe du Monde, and being steeped in our city's customs his whole life. He not only lives in New Orleans - New Orleans lives in him. Eric's tours are well rounded and offer both the better and lesser known narratives of New Orleans history.
1 Bottled Water
Meet Eric at our shop in the French Quarter and begin with a ride through this storied neighborhood. Then go beyond the touristy boundaries to explore Mid-City. Following leafy Esplanade Avenue to the green expanse of City Park, you will visit St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, Bayou St. John, the Lafitte Greenway, and Congo Square learning about New Orleans history and culture along the way.
13歳以上の方10名まで参加できます。 All participants must be over 4’11” in height. The tour covers roughly eight miles. The ride is leisurely and we brake often to learn about the city and it's culture.
Sunscreen during the summer months
Please don’t wear slippers or flip flops without a heel. To go on the tour one must be over 13 years of age and taller then 4'11". Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian. Please arrive for the tour 15 minutes before the tours departure time. Tips are customary and appreciated.