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Southern Louisiana Private Swamp Tours
"The departure point for this 2.5 hour long swamp tour is located 30 minutes outside of the great city of New Orleans and along the way you will see fishing villages and breath taking views of the bayou. If needed transportation is provided to and from the location with high end luxury vehicles and there is a pick up fee per person that is due at time of arrival at the tour location.As your tour departs from the docks and you begin to explore the swamp you will see all sorts of wildlife ranging from alligators to migratory birds from South America and everything in between. The beautiful Mississippi River Delta is ranked as one of the top 5 deltas in the world with the most animal life per acre. On your tour you will have the opportunity to see alligators up close as your tour guide hand feeds them food. Come see what southern Louisiana has to offer.""""A private swamp tour is the best way to explore and appreciate the history and landscape of southern Louisiana. This two and a half hour tour explores over 28 square miles of terrain with many different types of wild life such as alligators and migratory the tour guides are locals and they are knowledgeable in the rich history of the area. Make sure to ask them about the 2
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New Orleans Marigny Neighborhood Tour
"We will stroll past architecturally significant buildings and historical sites recounting such tales along the way such as how the game of Craps was first introduced to America by way of New Orleans and how that famous culinary delight known as the po' ­boy came to exist.  This neighborhood sits on the original plantation of Bernard de Marigny one of the more colorful characters in the city and was once home to a thriving population of Free People of Color. Today it is  predominantly inhabited by musicians artists and entrepreneurs that add a rich layer to an already significant past. Tour like a local as we introduce you to the Frenchmen street scene and all the sights and sounds of this vibrant area."
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New Orleans Treme Heritage Tour
"Come with us on a tour of Tremé neighborhood. Tremé is rhythm and soul. It is the pulse of the city the birthplace of great musicians and artists alike. Sitting adjacent to the French Quarter it is where Jazz was born and where great men rose up in defiance to demand civil rights.This is the story of the oldest black neighborhood in the country where Skull and Bone gangs Mardi Gras Indians and second line parades burst the seams of the neighborhood with music and deep rooted cultural heritage. Tremé is a national treasure and our highly educated and informed guides are ready to help you explore it."
From $25.00

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Rural Life Museum - Not a trap !!!

I must take issue with 'nomorewars' putting the LSU Rural Life Museum on as a trap. We visited there in late June, 2010 and had a delightful time. The staff was uniformly courteous and engaging. We...
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Swamp Tours

Swamp tours can be cool, I guess, if you have never seen a swamp before. Alligators are definitely cool. But, the weather in Louisiana is hot and humid; then add mosquitos and gnats, and you might be...
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State Capitol

We entered the Capital Building at the basement or ground floor level. The sign on the elevator said we were not to take it between the basement and the first floor, but the door guard said that was...
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LSU Rural Life Museum

The map which shows the locations of the various structures in the exhibit says: The Gulf Coast region adheres to the Creole (or South Louisiana) structures and demonstrates their culture that...
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Old State Capitol

We drove down to the old capitol building, which looks (as Bob remarked) like a castle. It was closed when we were there. Even from the outside it was an interesting building to photograph. It is...
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Huey Long

Former Governor Huey Long is probably the best known politician in Louisiana from the early 1900s. He is revered as a hero and a strong, dedicated leader by many and reviled as a crooked, power-hungry...
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Art and Science Museum

The Louisiana Art and Science Museum includes a variety of displays including two large art galleries with rotating exhibits, two smaller art galleries with permanent exhibits from the museum’s...
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Old Governors Mansion

The Old Governor’s Mansion was built by Huey P. Long in 1929 using the Classical Revival style of architecture. It served as the residence for the governor of Louisiana from 1930 to 1963 housing nine...
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