New Orleans Things to Do

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  • 51. Schools/universities

    New Orleans is home to several universities, but the ones I am best acquainted with are Tulane and Loyola Universities, conveniently located side-by-side on St. Charles Avenue. The two universities...

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  • 52. Musee Conti Wax Museum

    Visited the Musee Conti Wax Museum which contains wax sculptures that chronicle the history of New Orleans. The attached picture is of Madame LaLaurie torturing her slaves in the attic of the...

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  • 53. Chalmette

    Here is a preserve of a battle from the war of 1812. As you pull up into the park, you'll notice a handful of cannons, a huge monument, and a nice little visitor enter. The tour of the park is a very...

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  • 54. Lafitte's

    Stopped at Lafitte's Blacksmith shop tavern for a drink halfway through the ghostwalk tour which was at night time of course. The tavern is supposedly haunted - possibly by Jean Lafitte himself.

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  • 55. Gaming

    Last minute decision to eat something at Harrah's and play a few games, we sat at a bar with poker games for awhile---as long as you are playing, the drinks are free! Had a few and then moseyed down...

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  • 56. Historic New Orleans Collection

    The historic New Orleans marker is situated beside Cafe du Monde. If you appreciate seeing the actual marker than you'll like the location. Would I plan my whole trip around it? No...but it is neat to...

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  • 57. New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

    Before 1804, the field of pharmacy was unregulated. The only requirement was a six-month apprenticeship, after which time the person could make and sell medicines unhampered by any laws or agencies....

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  • 58. Old Abstinthe House

    The Old Absinthe House is on Bourbon Street, and the reason why I like these place iis because of the liquor that gave it its name. It obviously does no longer serve 'real' absinthe since this stuff...

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  • 59. Small Parks

    This park surrounds the aquarium. It was named for Malcolm Woldenberg and his bronze statue is one exhibit in what has grown into an informal sculpture garden. The park is a nice place to stroll or...

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  • 60. Gallier House

    The Gallier House is the result of the work of New Orleans architect, James Gallier, Jr., who built this building as his personal residence in 1857. You can tour this well-restored home and see the...

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  • 61. Pitot House Museum

    On a bank of scenic Bayou St. John, This was the home of James Pitot, first American Mayor of the City of New Orleans. It is done in West-Indies style colonial architecture. House Tours are about $5...

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  • 62. Memorial Hall's Confederate Museum

    We got to this area too late in the day to visit this museum, but I understand that Memorial Hall (Confederate Museum) contains the second largest collection of Confederate memorabilia in the world in...

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Comments (1)

  • CruisingGoddess's Profile Photo
    Dec 10, 2012 at 4:48 PM

    I hope to visit New Orleans one day soon.

    • travelgourmet's Profile Photo
      Dec 10, 2012 at 8:44 PM

      What! G, come on! Mardi Gras is pure joy. Live Life! "Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler" :-)

    • giampiero6's Profile Photo
      Dec 11, 2012 at 7:57 AM

      Hahaha...every local will tell you, experience NO during other times for the real deal. But as you can see from my Halloween pages, I do love a big carneval. ;)

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