TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:
The National WWII Museum

Dedicated as The National D-Day Museum and now designated by Congress as the country’s official World War II Museum, this remarkable attraction illuminates the American experience during the World War II era.

Experience moving personal stories, powerful interactive displays and view iconic WWII artifacts.

From the Normandy invasion to the sands of the Pacific Islands and the Home Front, you will come to know the courage, teamwork and sacrifice of the men and women who won the war that changed the world. Ranked #1 of 150 attractions in New Orleans.

Narrated and produced by Tom Hanks exclusively for the National WWII Museum, it is a unique and powerful 4D cinematic experience available nowhere else in the world.

The production plunges viewers into the 20th century’s most titanic struggle and tells the tale of the Greatest Generation’s journey from Pearl Harbor into the fire of epic battles to America’s final victory, told in the words of the veterans themselves.

Avery Island Tobasco Tour

Your New Orleans Tour includes admission to the Avery Island Tobasco Factory Tour. You will see how the tobasco sauce is produced and aged in white oak barrels and then shipped all over the world.

Mardi Gras World Tour

It’s the only place where Mardi Gras Happens all year round. Since 1947, Blaine Kern studios has built breathtaking parade floats not only for Mardi Gras but for parades all over the world. You will get to see what it takes to bring Mardi Gras to life year after year — you’ll learn about the history of this unique and festive tradition and go beyond its reputation for revelry to get a deeper understanding of the real Mardi Gras.

St. Louis Cathedral

The St. Louis Cathedral is one of New Orleans’ most notable landmarks. This venerable building, its triple steeples towering above its historic neighbors, the Cabildo and the Presbytere — looks down benignly on the green of the square and General Andrew Jackson on his bronze horse and on the block-long Pontalba Buildings with their lacy ironwork galleries. Truly, this is the heart of old New Orleans.

SS Natchez Steamboat

The New Orleans Steamboat Company locally owns and operates the last authentic steamboat on the mighty Mississippi River. Your tour includes a daytime Jazz Cruise aboard the S.S. Natchez Steamboat. A geat way to enjoy a relaxing afternoon in New Orleans.

Destrehan Plantation and Houmas House Plantation Tours

Travel from the French and Spanish colonial periods through the antebellum grandeur of the sugar barons, to the ravages of the Civil War and the rebirth of reconstruction. We will visit two magnificient plantations – Destrehan Plantation and Houmas House Plantation.

Experience the peaceful serenity and striking beauty of the Houmas House historic mansion and gardens, unlike any other plantation home in the South. Travel back in time to the 1800’s as a local guide takes you on a journey through the Houmas Mansion, where you will view orignal artwork, rare antiques, and original pieces from the 1830’s.

Learn how a succession of owners, the sugarcane business and the Mississippi River grew this modest manor house into the grand estate it is today. The Houmas House Plantation voted best historic mansion by USA Today.

THIS NEW ORLEANS TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Motorcoach Transportation by Sun Travel with pickup points in Liberty and Silsbee, TX
  • 4 Nights Lodging
  • Guided Tour of New Orleans with Step-On guide
  • Admission to National WWII Museum
  • Admission to Beyond All Boundaries 4D Movie
  • Admission to Mardi Gras World
  • SS Natchez Steamboat Afternoon Jazz Cruise
  • Avery Island Tobasco Factory Tour
  • Destrehan Louisiana Plantation Tour
  • Houmas House Plantation Tour
  • 10 Meals (4 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 4 Dinners)
  • Gratuities to Bus Driver and Restaurant Servers
  • Travel Insurance

TOUR COST:

  • $1232

    double2 persons sharing room. Price is per person.

  • $1179

    triple3 persons sharing room. Price is per person.

  • $1141

    quad4 people sharing room. Price is per person.

  • $1435

    single

  • Deposit — $250 per person due when registering for tour Final Payment Due June 15, 2020 Travel Insurance is included with tour cost.

There are 6 spots remaining–updated 03/19/20