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Cities of the Dead

Cities of the Dead

July 5, 2013 Whats New

    Considering the high infant mortality rate and the incidences of yellow fever in the city, death came easily and often in 19th century New Orleans. The many names on doorway tablets before above ground tombs indicate that th… Read More »

Take a Paddle & Wheel and add the Jazz Brunch

Take a Paddle & Wheel and add the Jazz Brunch

June 24, 2013 Whats New

Take a Gray Line Tour (wheel)  and follow it with an authentic jazz brunch.  The "Paddle" portion is the iconic Steamboat Natchez which is pleased to introduce a mouth-watering brunch menu to its Sunday … Read More »

Life in the Big House

Life in the Big House

June 3, 2013 Whats New

      It is a tour guide’s special art to conjure the past and explain how life was for those in the “Big House.” At Oak Alley Plantation, this guide explains dining room etiquette in the antebellu… Read More »

Breakfast in Bed?

Breakfast in Bed?

May 29, 2013 Whats New

 Breakfast in bed? Beds on the River Road plantations were often made of Spanish moss. Moss was boiled in large kettles until it turned black and fibrous. It was then dried and stuffed into the mattresses. Eventually, Spanish moss was al… Read More »

Jazz Fest Express - Official Shuttle

Jazz Fest Express - Official Shuttle

April 24, 2013 Whats New

Ride Straight into Jazz Fest with the Official Jazz Fest Express Shuttle Operated by Gray Line New Orleans                       &… Read More »

Katrina Rescue Boat

Katrina Rescue Boat

April 8, 2013 Whats New

    Long ago, when this tour guide was a kid, the entrance to the Presbytere was home to a Civil War submarine. Today the entrance holds another, more modern boat: One that rescued 3,000 people from rooftops after Hurricane … Read More »

St. Charles Masterpiece

St. Charles Masterpiece

March 19, 2013 Whats New

INSIDE A ST. CHARLES MASTERPIECE: The Columns Hotel   The Columns Hotel was built in 1883 for a Jewish tobacco magnate who moved his family to New Orleans. For his home, to be located in fashionable Uptown along the famous St. Ch… Read More »

Forget Shades of Gray

Forget Shades of Gray

February 13, 2013 Whats New

Gray Line New Orleans Unveils Sleek New Look for Fleet Forget Shades of Gray - The new look for 2013 is Blue.   If you love blue, take a walk down to where Toulouse Street meets the Mississippi. Across from the NATCHEZ and below the … Read More »

Gray Line & the Oscars

Gray Line & the Oscars

February 4, 2013 Whats New

Tour guides on Gray Line’s plantation and swamp tours have something new to talk about: Oscar Buzz. On the way to tours of both Laura and Oak Alley Plantations, the bus drives right past Evergreen Plantation. The home was used as one of… Read More »

Mardi Gras Parades

Mardi Gras Parades

January 31, 2013 Whats New

This year the Sheraton New Orleans, 500 Canal St., will be offering admission to their Mardi Gras parade viewing stands. Gray Line will sell the tickets for the viewing stands through our reservation system. You can make reservations by p… Read More »