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New Orleans Treme' Walking Tour
"Treme' (pronounced Tre-May) sits adjacent to the French Quarter and is the oldest African-American neighborhood in the United States. Treme' is a vibrant area steeped in music and culture. Come explore this iconic gem and revel in New Orleans Jazz histor the birthplace of such Jazz greats as Alphonse Picou and Trombone shorty.Treme' was originally settled by Free People of Color; often referred to as Creoles whose unique experience helped shape the civil rights movement. It is the hallmark of African-American history not to be missed. Today Treme' is home to artists musicians and craftsmen and is a living breathing
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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
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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
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Lakeshore Drive

Lake Pontchartrain is one of New Orleans most hidden secrets to tourist. Lakeshore Drive is a series of parks over looking Lake Pontchartrain. you can enjoy the scenery, boating, fishing, biking, ride...
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Jul 07, 2012

Flying Over NOLA

We didn't have time to get any closer to the Lake Ponchartrain than this picture taken as we were climbing out of Louis Armstrong Airport. You can faintly see the bridges crossing the large expanse of...
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Aug 05, 2005

A short excursion from the city

About an hour outside of the city of New Orleans (St. Tammany Parish) lies a little gem in the form of the Pontchartrain Vineyard. Small and still in its infancy, and one of only 4 wineyards in the...
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thatsjustme
Feb 26, 2005

New Orleans History

Just outside of Cafe Du Monde, is a statue that tells the story of how New Orleans was founded. New Orleans is known as the Crescent City, because it was built on the curve of the Mississippi River,...
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ATXtraveler
Feb 08, 2005

Lake Ponchartrain

One of the off the beaten path areas of New Orleans is just outside the city to the west. Lake Ponchartrain is one of the most interesting formations of water in the country.It was discovered in 1699...
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ATXtraveler
Feb 07, 2005

Go Fishing

The best part about Louisiana is the fishing. There is great speckled trout fishing as well as redfish within 1 hour or less of the french quarter. I would recomend Fishing with the King out of Shell...
joemacaluso
Jan 16, 2003

Drive to the Lake Front

The lake shore was once the home of amusements parks, famous speak easies, excursion boats, now in decline, only a few things are left to enjoy besides the wonderful views of the lake itself. Great...
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Nola
Dec 08, 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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