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Small-Group New Orleans Bike Tour provided by Fat Tire Tours

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Overview
Biking New Orleans is a great way to see its neighborhoods and attractions, and this guided bike tour makes it super-easy to cycle through popular neighborhoods without missing a beat. Bikes and safety gear are provided, and the itinerary is planned and tested. Ride along the Mississippi River, through the French Quarter and Faubourg Marigny, and past St. Louis Cemetery No. 3—and hear historical facts from your guide.
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214 Decatur St
214 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USADirections: DRIVING to the French Quarter from the WEST (airport) on Interstate 10: Take I-10 East toward downtown. When the interstate splits at the I-610 interchange, stay RIGHT on I-10, and follow the New Orleans Business District signs. Just before the Superdome, the Interstate splits again (I-10 EAST and I-10West). You want to REMAIN ON I-10 EAST, so stay in the right lane and follow I-10 EAST (exit only) sign to Slidell. After you pass the Superdome, take 235A to merge onto Basin St/Orleans Ave. toward Vieux Carre. Continue to follow Basin St. Turn left onto Conti St. Turn right onto Decatur. At N. Claiborne, 1st BIG street and traffic light after exit ramp, turn RIGHT onto Esplanade. STAY on Esplanade Avenue to next traffic light, N. Rampart. Take a right on N. Rampart DRIVING to the French Quarter from the EAST on Interstate 10 or I-59: After you come across the twin spans from Slidell, near the industrial canal, be SURE you DO NOT accidentally take the I-10 bypass: I 610. STAY ON I-10. Take the St. Bernard Avenue exit off I-10 (exit 236-C). At the end of the exit (street level), turn LEFT at the traffic light. STAY on St. Bernard (you’ll pass under the Interstate, through the traffic lights @ N. Claiborne, to the next traffic light) at N. Rampart St. Turn RIGHT on N. Rampart. Turn Left on Conti St. Turn Right on Decatur St. DRIVING to the French Quarter from the WESTBANK: Come across the Mississippi River via the Crescent City Connection/Mississippi River Bridge, (Hwy. 90), Take Exit 11A toward Tchoupitoulas Street. Go .5 miles and turn left onto Calliope St. Go .2 miles and turn left onto Convention Center Blvd. Go .7 miles and turn left onto Poydras St. Take the 1st right onto S. Peters St. Take the 2nd left onto Decatur St. Dates: Daily
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    Pass by Mississippi River
    Pass by Faubourg Marigny
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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 3
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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    New Orleans City Park
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Jackson Square
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Pass by Tremé
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    Congo Square
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    St. Louis Cathedral
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Cafe Du Monde City Park
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Bayou St. John
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    Louis Armstrong Park
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You'll end at
214 Decatur St
214 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USADirections: DRIVING to the French Quarter from the WEST (airport) on Interstate 10: Take I-10 East toward downtown. When the interstate splits at the I-610 interchange, stay RIGHT on I-10, and follow the New Orleans Business District signs. Just before the Superdome, the Interstate splits again (I-10 EAST and I-10West). You want to REMAIN ON I-10 EAST, so stay in the right lane and follow I-10 EAST (exit only) sign to Slidell. After you pass the Superdome, take 235A to merge onto Basin St/Orleans Ave. toward Vieux Carre. Continue to follow Basin St. Turn left onto Conti St. Turn right onto Decatur. At N. Claiborne, 1st BIG street and traffic light after exit ramp, turn RIGHT onto Esplanade. STAY on Esplanade Avenue to next traffic light, N. Rampart. Take a right on N. Rampart DRIVING to the French Quarter from the EAST on Interstate 10 or I-59: After you come across the twin spans from Slidell, near the industrial canal, be SURE you DO NOT accidentally take the I-10 bypass: I 610. STAY ON I-10. Take the St. Bernard Avenue exit off I-10 (exit 236-C). At the end of the exit (street level), turn LEFT at the traffic light. STAY on St. Bernard (you’ll pass under the Interstate, through the traffic lights @ N. Claiborne, to the next traffic light) at N. Rampart St. Turn RIGHT on N. Rampart. Turn Left on Conti St. Turn Right on Decatur St. DRIVING to the French Quarter from the WESTBANK: Come across the Mississippi River via the Crescent City Connection/Mississippi River Bridge, (Hwy. 90), Take Exit 11A toward Tchoupitoulas Street. Go .5 miles and turn left onto Calliope St. Go .2 miles and turn left onto Convention Center Blvd. Go .7 miles and turn left onto Poydras St. Take the 1st right onto S. Peters St. Take the 2nd left onto Decatur St. Dates: Daily
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Highlights
  • Cruise through seven New Orleans’ neighborhoods during this bike tour
  • Learn about each area’s diverse history from a guide as you ride
  • Time to ask questions and snap photos is built into this New Orleans tour
  • No need to rent a bike—a 3-speed bicycle and helmet are included
What to Expect
Your New Orleans bike tour meets up at an easy-to-find spot in the French Quarter. After being set up with a 3-speed bike and helmet, get ready to follow your guide through some of the city’s most interesting areas. As you cycle, you pass through seven neighborhoods, including the French Quarter and Faubourg Marigny. Ride along the Mississippi River, down Esplanade Avenue, and past St. Louis Cemetery No. 3 and City Park. Your guide tells you fun facts about the city’s colorful history as you go, and you’re free to ask any questions, too. Your biking tour of New Orleans ends right back at the starting location in the French Quarter.
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Important Information
Departure Point
214 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Use of a bike and helmet
  • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 3
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Cafe Du Monde City Park
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that children must be able to ride their own child's bike, there are a limited number of 20" and 24" bikes available. Must call supplier to verify the size you will be needing
  • All riders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • All riders must sign a liability waiver
  • Please dress appropriately and wear comfortable, closed-toed shoes. Large backpacks and purses are not recommended
  • For safety of mother and child, pregnant women are not permitted to ride
  • Anyone suspected of being under the influence of alcohol will not be permitted to ride.
  • Maximum of 8 travelers per departure; groups larger than 8 passengers may be split into separate departures
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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320ibimmer wrote a review Mar 2020
Indiana, Pennsylvania3 contributions2 helpful votes
My wife and I enjoyed viewing New Orleans from the vantage point of a bicycle. I am sure we saw some beautiful sights on the three hour bike tour that we would not have otherwise enjoyed. However, our tour guide was less than enthusiastic and displayed little or no humor. In
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Monica S wrote a review Mar 2020
Birmingham, Alabama26 contributions
Not a bad ride but not great. I think the whole issue was with our guide John. Not hospitable at all. Concerning the Coronavirus you would think that they had sanitizing wipes for everyone to wipe down the handle bars but they didn’t. Luckily we brought sanitizing spray and
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Christy B wrote a review Mar 2020
Blue Springs, Missouri, United States66 contributions13 helpful votes
We had a guide (Jack?) my husband calls a ‘reader’ because he had great information on the history of New Orleans, and when questioned, was able to do a deep dive on any topic. Nice pacing, not bogged down, and just a super fun journey around city and up to city park using
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Ckchapman wrote a review Feb 2020
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I would recommend this tour for any bicycle lover who wants to get a 3 hour tour of some of the major spots of New Orleans! Tonia was awesome and very informative.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Hope B wrote a review Feb 2020
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My fiancee and I decided to take a last minute bike tour the last day we were in Nola and I'm so glad we chose Fat Tire! We did their 'Outside the French Quarter Tour' and it was fantastic. The bikes were very nice and easy to drive. They give you a detachable basket which was
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Great Segway Tour
We took the 2 hour Segway tour of NOLA with Rod! He was a great tour guide. He was knowledgeable and made me feel
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Bike Adventure - Time well spent
We went on the 3 hour bike tour, it was such a fun time, meandering around the streets of the French Quarter, seein
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Great Segway tour
We did the three hours Segway city tour with Rod. He was really good pointing at facts and telling history about th
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Rodˋs 3 hour Segway Tour
We booked a 3 hours segway tour to experience New Orleans in this direct way. Rod, our tour guide was very friendly
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Segway Tour with Rod
Arrived for the 2:00 PM tour, started promptly, equipment good, Rod was a great guide. Very knowledgeable, seemed t
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Segway Tour just enjoyed
Awesome guide Rod showed us places to be and gave good history backgrounds. Really enjoyed and segway is just great
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Georgaa72
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Great way to see the city
Our guide Zack took us for a bike trip around the city. Very professional guide and a really great way to see the c
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bmaldari
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Great visit with great historical insight! A must-do
We did this tour with our 8 year old son who loved it! Pace was just right and our tour guide John did a wonderful
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French Quarter and beyond history and wonderful guide!
Fat tire tours runs a great operation and our individual guide for our bike tour, Zach, really knows his stuff! I r
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Best way to see NOLA!
The bike tour was fun and so educational. Highly recommend. It's a quick way to pack in a lot of history in a short
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Unprofessional Guide
The tour guide John was incoherent and not loud enough. I missed a great deal of what was said on the tour. There w
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Apparently
We had no fun on this tour. It started off on the wrong foot when our tour guide got angry to the point of shaking
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Greg A
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Bike Tour the the French Quarter District and the Garden District
Our tour guide Justin was really knowledgeable and seeing the city while on a bike is the way to go. In the 3 1/2
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New Orleans French Quarter Segway tour
Was a great trip! Got a nice feel of New Orleans with a GREAT tour guide, Cathy! She was so patient with us and so
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Brilliant Company
We met Brian on a Tuesday morning when another tour company had let us down. He was helpful - gave us great advise,
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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