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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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Stroll through Louis Armstrong Park

While on my way from the French Quarter to the St. Louis Cemetery, I took a stroll through the Louis Armstrong Park which is about halfway between the two points. This park is filled with fun statues...
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Paul2001
May 04, 2016

Audubon Park

Audubon Park is located right across the street from Loyola and Tulane Universities, so it is a popular place for students in the afternoons during the school year. The park offers a variety of...
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Ewingjr98
Oct 15, 2011

Free concerts in Lafayette Park

From early April until mid-June, there's a free concert in the park, featuring some pretty good names. Irma Thomas, Ivan Neville, Marcia Ball to name 3. They put up a stage, and have a band or two for...
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Tom_In_Madison
Jul 04, 2008

Jean Lafitte National Park - Barataria Unit

Who knew that only 30 minutes from New Orleans would be this oasis of nature? This is a lovely National Park that has many FREE amenities and activities- Park rangers offer guided walks, canoe treks,...
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TravellerMel
Jan 08, 2008

City Park

We ended our City Tour in City Park, but I didn't get a chance to do more than just walk around a bit. There was a play area for children, and I saw the Art Museum through the trees, and we saw some...
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grandmaR
Aug 05, 2005

Cancer Survivors Plaza

Right on the Business District on Loyoloa Avenue, you will find Cancer Survivors Plaza. Each one of the fourteen columns represents one world culture. To see more about this park and other Cancer...
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Bregman
Apr 11, 2005

Louis Armstrong Park

This park can be seen from most of the French Quarter when looking down streets running perpendicular to the River. It is most noticable at night due the huge twinkling sign at its entrance. Some...
peach93
Jul 13, 2004

City Park, Audobon Park or JeanLafittePark

Jean Lafitte Park is on the west bank ..if you're good with maps and not afraid to take a journey in the car, you'll enjoy J.L.park it has quite a few long nature trails and it gets pretty quiet along...
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brookdreamsoftravel
Mar 04, 2004

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

To see a beautiful and diverse wetland, visit the Barataria unit of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve south of New Orleans. Several miles of trails allow the visitor to experience...
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Virtuous_Tourist
May 19, 2003

West End Park by the Southern...

West End Park by the Southern Yatch Club is a nice place to visit. Sailboats, the Lake, Seafood places, and just a nice view of all the activity on Lake Pontchartrain. Joe's Crab House is near the...
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Nola
Aug 25, 2002

The City Park is under going...

The City Park is under going some nice changes. It is a good place to get the feel of the bayous, see old oak trees, walk, or even play tennis. I enjoy just walking on the paths and bridges found...
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Nola
Aug 25, 2002

New Orleans City Park is...

New Orleans City Park is going through some major renovations and it will be a beautiful place to visit when complete. It is home to the New Orleans Museum of Art and some nice bayous that will be...
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BluecatCanoe
Aug 25, 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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