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Three Hour City Tour of New Orleans
"Your tour begins when you pass through the French Quarter and travel past the mansions along Esplanade Avenue on your way to a stop in City Park where you can visit the Morning Call Cafe' for coffee and beignets or view the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. In addition you will see the Ninth Ward a neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Katrina. View the Garden District with it's vast mansions that line pristine boulevards the Warehouse District Faubourg Treme- one of the oldest African American neighborhoods in the country dating back to the 1700's pass through the area formerly known as the American Sector
From $45.00
 
Haunted Cemetery Tour
"This walking tour will depart from P.J.'s Coffee House conveniently located at 630 Chartres Street in the historic Upper Pontalba Building just off Jackson Square. Your guide will lead you through the old French Quarter during the first half of the tour stopping at various historical locations to explain the unique history of New Orleans. You will learn about the history the hauntings and the unique burial practices that make St. Louis No. 1 so unique. After a leisurely 7-block stroll the tour will take a break at the Basin St. Visitor's Center
From $25.00
 
French Quarter History and Legends Tour
"Join us for a two hour morning history stroll through the French Quarter. We will walk the narrow streets of the oldest parts of the city visiting the longest surviving buildings and sharing the most interesting and most famous stories of our h the riverfront that was the lifeblood of the City and visit nationally recognized landmarks like Madame John’s Legacy Napoleon House Lafite’s Blacksmith Shop and more.  See the oldest buildings from the original French settlement built well before the American Revolution. Here a thriving colony existed creating a unique mix of French and Spanish architecture food from ingredients around the world
From $19.00

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My kids and I went to New Orleans the end of July and stayed until the beginning of August. We stayed at the Ramada Inn in Metarie off North Causeway, It was an absolute pleasure to stay there. It was...
kjuncntrygal
Sep 18, 2012

Life in the Big Easy

Bourbon Street is the first place any visitor to NOLA should go. However upscale or high class you think you are, or too old you perceive yourself to be, NO ONE should be excluded from, or feel out of...
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Jmill42
Dec 18, 2002

Too hard to decide

Was it meeting Dan and Topaz on the haunted history tour, or watching the jazz band in the mall area of Jackson square? The silver statue mimes' on the street corners, or was it the clown who...
lunarstar
Nov 27, 2002

-Take a swamp tour with...

-Take a swamp tour with Cypress Swamp Tour Company-Eat beignets (powdered french doughnuts) at Cafe du Monde-Get an African Bones reading by Priestess Miriam Chamani at the Voodoo Spiritiual Temple...
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lucretia319
Aug 26, 2002

Walk around! The French...

Walk around! The French Quarter is full of gallerys, shops, street performers and bars. Then walk to the river bank and look at the Mississippi and the boats upon it. The Garden District is not to far...
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Katirose
Aug 26, 2002

In four days, we didn't even...

In four days, we didn't even begin to scratch the surface of all the exciting things there are to see and do in New Orleans. And it certainly wasn't for lack of trying, believe me. Every night I...
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BuickMackane
Aug 26, 2002

Get off Bourbon Street. Visit...

Get off Bourbon Street. Visit the rest of the French Quarter, the Marigny, Uptown etc. There are cool bars all over the place. Walking out of my favorite bar and watching the sun rise over the...
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static1
Aug 25, 2002

Of course we have the famous...

Of course we have the famous French Quarter with it's beauty but we also have a wonderful lake and great seafood available there. Lake Pontchartrain is located north of the city and along Lake Shore...
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Nola
Aug 25, 2002

There is so much that a person...

There is so much that a person 'must' do in New Orleans. The French Quarter goes without saying...very high on the list. A riverboat ride, a trip the the famous St Louis Cathedral and cemeteries, even...
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JalopyGirl
Aug 25, 2002

Spend an evening strolling...

Spend an evening strolling down Bourbon Street regardless of your recreational tastes. Take the River Boat to the Zoo and come back via the trolley through the Garden District. Eat breakfast at...
Blondie2
Aug 24, 2002

I think that when visiting New...

I think that when visiting New Orleans, you must absolutely throw any dieting plans you have out the window and go to just about any restaurant in the French Quarter. My personal favorite this trip...
Wytpdibby
Aug 24, 2002

Take a walk through the French...

Take a walk through the French Quarter.....along the Mississippi in the morning and down Bourbon Street after dark. I love to ride bike and enjoyed renting a bike and riding through the streets during...
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hersheybar
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Our Lady of Guadalupe

This small chapel was built in 1826, which makes it the oldest chuch still standing in the city. It was built close to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, just outside of the French Quarter, at the peak of the...
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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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French Quarter Walking Tour

The Le Monde Creole tour in the French Quarter is excellent. They take you into several private courtyards in the quarter. This tour costs a little more but is worth it to get into the courtyards. The...
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Superdome

the superdome sports arena is home to the new orleans saints NFL football team and the annual sugarbowl college football bowl game. the superdome also hosts rock concerts and other events through out...
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1850 House - Louisiana State Museum

While you're walking around Jackson Square you'll see the 1850 House which is apart of the Louisiana State Museums. "The Upper and Lower Pontalba Buildings, which line the St. Ann and St. Peter...
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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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