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Small-Group Louisiana Plantations Tour from New Orleans
"After morning or afternoon pickup from your New Orleans hotel enjoy a scenic narrated drive along Lake Pontchartrain. Cross the Mississippi on a high suspended bridge and head a short distance upriver along the Great River Road to beautiful San Francisco Plantation a family-owned Steamboat-gothic style plantation. Learn about the colorful lives of the owners and their families as you tour the mansion former slave cabins a blacksmith's shop and schoolhouse. Next
From $110.00
 
Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
"After pickup from your downtown New Orleans or French Quarter hotel you’ll drive to a remote swamp in Cajun Country located less than an hour away for an exciting high-speed airboat tour. On the way your friendly driver will provide entertaining stories and interesting facts about the region.Board a small airboat and relax as your professional driver takes you comfortably through marshes and deep into secluded bayous. On your 2-hour airboat hold on tight as the airboat reaches speeds of up to 45 mph (72 kph)! See abundant cypress trees Louisiana’s state tree
From $110.00
 
Small-Group Swamp Boat Tour of Cajun Country from New Orleans
"Driving out to Cajun Country you will travel through wild cypress swamps over the Mississippi River on an impressive suspended bridge and along vast sugarcane fields as your guide tells a unique story of the odyssey of the Cajun people. Enjoy a narrated boat tour (about 1.5 hours duration) on winding bayous in remote cypress swamps. Your Cajun guide also an alligator hunter and fur trapper shares his knowledge of the swamp including reptile habits
From $91.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Chalmette

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Batteries 2 and 3

On January 8, 1815, the guns positioned here fired at British counter batteries located almost 1/2 mile from here. During the battle, these guns caused heavy casualties as the British advanced along...
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The British are Coming?

No that's the wrong war.But this picture was taken looking in the direction of the British lines.The flat, marshy battleground in Chalmette hampered British efforts to march in European formation. ...
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Daytrip - 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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Tours by Isabelle

As we prepared for our weekend in New Orleans, I came across Tours by Isabelle on the internet. Their Post Katrina tour had been highlighted on the Travel Channel, but the agency had several other...
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Royal Street

Royal Street is a quiet street that runs parallel to noisy Bourbon Street, which is a block away. Royal Street is the center of New Orleans' upscale antiques shops. Although many are very expensive,...
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Algiers Point

"Across the river" - as the locals call it, is Algiers Point -- a mostly-residential area showcasing historic buildings. Accessible by a ferry which leaves the convention center, you'll immediately...
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Walking Tours

If you are coming to New Orleans anytime soon, whether it be the Super Bowl or Mardi Gras, you HAVE check out Creole PubCrawl. They go around to some really interesting bars and restraunts in New...
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Old US Mint

One of the things we stumbled across while walking through the French Quarter was the old US Treasury Mint, which was converted recently into a state museum. The ownership changed hands in the 1960s...
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