October 02 2018
Tour Local Haunts in the French Quarter
October 2nd, 2018 | Activities
New Orleans is regarded as the most haunted place in the country. With its storied past of tragic fires, ghastly murders and bitter misfortunes, it’s no wonder so many ghosts are said to lurk the historic French Quarter.
Ghost tours in the Quarter are one of the most popular activities for tourists. They’re informative and fun. Plus, the backstory of the supposed supernatural is interesting, whether you believe in ghosts or not.
If you’re staying in the French Quarter, paranormal activity is just around the corner! Check out our favorite ghost-sighting excursions.
Haunted Carriage Tour
Step back in time with this late night horse-pulled carriage tour. Meet at 10 pm, bring a drink along, and sit back and enjoy the tales of New Orleans’ most infamous. Learn about Madame Delphine LaLaurie, Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, Pirate Jean Lafitte, and more. Lasting just an hour, this tour can easily be worked into your schedule. Book ahead direct, as spots are limited! Just eight seats are open for this nightly carriage ride.
Set out on foot for a night of ghost stories. Engage with your surroundings and you’ll never look at the French Quarter the same way again! The New Orleans Ghost Tour with Spirit Tours run every night for two hours; there is also a daytime voodoo and cemetery tour available. You’ll cover a lot of ground on these walking tours, so plan ahead for what best fits your schedule.
Haunted Pub Crawl
Haunted pub crawls are fun, especially if you’re traveling with those who are a bit unenthusiastic about ghost tours. Have a drink in the haunted bar of Bourbon Orleans and Tujague’s while hearing tales of ghost sightings and tragedy. Sample boozy beverages made famous by notorious New Orleans characters on this easygoing 2-hour tour. Read more.
What are you waiting for? Visit the most haunted city in the country this Halloween. Check out rates at Hotel St. Pierre, located in the heart of the French Quarter.