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RTA - Streetcars
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Garden District and Cemetery Private Tour
Ranked #8 of 380 things to do in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Get wherever you want to go in New Orleans with the Regional Transit Authority (RTA). Our extensive network of buses and streetcars winds throughout every neighborhood of the Crescent City. From Uptown to Downtown, from Lakeview to the Lower Nine, from Mid-City across the Mississippi River and to the parish lines, the RTA goes there.As streetcars glide underneath grand live oaks and past stately mansions, they offer up relaxing views of the beauty, charm and history of New Orleans for little cost. When riders board these historic vehicles they are boarding a piece of movable New Orleans history. The RTA operates three streetcar lines: the famous, historic St. Charles line, the Canal Street line, and the Riverfront line. All lines either run along or intersect with Canal Street in the area between the French Quarter and the Central Business District (CBD) connecting Uptown/Garden District, Carrollton, Mid-City, City Park and the Marigny. The RTA is currently adding more Streetcar lines.
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Good way to get around the city, at a cheep price. Was only $.40 per person (senior)to ride from Harrah's to the paddle boat cruse, Can also take you to the zoo in new Orleans . Does not go every were but can get you closer to walking distance to your distention.
Plus it's cool to ride a street car if you have never ridden on one.

Thank Bob B
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Why we were surprised/annoyed by the hundreds of other people trying to get on and off the streetcars I couldn’t tell ya! But the cars were packed with people and once we got seats on the Garden district line we were too afraid to get off for fear of losing our seats. I wish we had gotten off a few times and explored - that is my recommendation to you - get off the streetcar and explore! The temperature drops noticeably when you get out of downtown and it’s lovely! Also if you don’t pull the cord to alert the driver that you want to stop they may not!

Thank Christy C
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We used the streetcars as our primary form of transportation while visiting NOLA. It was cheap and easy to navigate.

Thank Macy G
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

There are different streetcars for different areas. Canal St, Garden district (St Charles) and the Riverfront. Fare is $1.25 each trip or $3 all day pass. If you are over 65 the fare for each trip is 40 cents. Exact change for all fares.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We caught the streetcar to get to Washington Street to take a walking tour. It was a comfortable mode of transportation that allowed to see some of the sites along the way. The driver was very helpful and it was a new experience for us. We took it back after the tour.
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