New Orleans Holiday
December 3 - 7, 2024
$2,675.00 pp double booking discount Status: Available
Itinerary: December 3, 2024 TuesdayDecember 4, 2024 WednesdayDecember 5, 2024 ThursdayDecember 6, 2024 FridayDecember 7, 2024 Saturday
- HIGHLIGHTS 4 Nights in the French Quarter French Quarter Walking Tour French Market Café du Monde Paddlewheeler Cruise New Orleans School of Cooking New Orleans City Tour Garden District Oak Alley Plantation Court of Two Sisters Dinner Reveillon Dinner Celebration in the Oaks Longue Vue Gardens & House
- INCLUSIONS Roundtrip Airfare - PHL 7 Meals: 4-Breakfasts & 3-Dinners Professional Tour Director Hotel Transfers Motorcoach Transportation Admissions per Itinerary Sightseeing per Itinerary Baggage Handling at Hotel
- ACCOMMODATIONS 4 Nights - Wyndham French Quarter or Bienville House Hotel, French Quarter, New Orleans
Itinerary: December 3, 2024 Tuesday
ARRIVE NEW ORLEANS Today arrive in New Orleans for a four night stay in the exciting French Quarter. Be sure to experience “The Quarter” filled with fabulous restaurants and jazz clubs. This evening enjoy a Reveillon Welcome Dinner, a traditional Creole holiday feast.
FRENCH QUARTER TOUR - STEAMBOAT CRUISE This morning enjoy a French Quarter Walking Tour featuring the St. Louis Cathedral with adjoining Cabildo and rectory, Bourbon Street, Pirates Alley and the French Marketplace. Next visit the famous Café du Monde to enjoy café au lait and beignets. Later board your Steamboat for a relaxing Paddlewheeler Cruise on the Mississippi River. This evening enjoy dinner with your fellow travelers at the famous New Orleans School of Cooking.
NEW ORLEANS - OAK ALLEY PLANTATION Today enjoy a New Orleans City Tour. Visit the Garden District which features one of the best preserved collections of historic southern mansions in the United States. Visit the Longue Vue Gardens & House, a National Historic Landmark. The ever-changing gardens provide an inspiring destination yearround to learn about native plants and flowers. Also stop to view an Above Ground Cemetery which are both historic & hauntingly beautiful. Later travel outside of New Orleans to visit and tour Oak Alley Plantation, one of the state’s most visited antebellum homes featuring a quarter-mile long canopy of giant live oak trees believed to be 300-years old. Later return to your hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure.
NEW ORLEANS - NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM - CELEBRATION IN THE OAKS This morning visit one of top attractions in New Orleans, the National World War II Museum which tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world. Seminal moments are recreated through vintage posters, radio and film clips with more than 7,500 oral histories of the military personnel involved in the conflict. There are several short documentary films, collections of weapons, personal items and other artifacts from the war on display. Enjoy the 4-D theater experience called “Beyond All Boundaries,” produced and narrated by Tom Hanks. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the Crescent City at your own pace. Tonight enjoy a Farewell Dinner at the Court of Two Sisters, one of the French Quarter’s most famous restaurants. After dinner board a motorcoach for a short ride to the New Orleans City Park to visit the Celebration in the Oaks, one of the most beautiful holiday light exhibits in the country.
NEW ORLEANS - HOME Today fly home filled with wonderful memories of your New Orleans Holiday Tour.