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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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Swamp Tours Tips (17)

Down in the Bayou

We drove for more than an hour to Jean Lafitte which is on the edge of the Jean Lafitte Barataria Preserve section. We went out in a pontoon boat, and while it was cold, it wasn't so cold yet that...
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grandmaR
Jan 06, 2010

louisiana swamp tours

the louisiana swamp tour is an airboat ride through the barataria swamp. the airboat takes you through swamps, bayous, and cajun country. the barataria swamp was once the home to the famous pirate...
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doug48
May 23, 2009

Get up close and personal to the Gators

I took some friends out to Honey Island Swamp Tours and surprisingly it was really fun. You go on a boat, I think there are about 2 tours per day. One in the early morning and then another around...
llhua
Jul 05, 2008

Visit the Alligators!

I loved the swamp tour! I didn't realize how much alligators love to eat marshmellows. I learned a lot about Cajun life but, I still can't tell the difference between an alligator and a crocodile....
cocolopez
Feb 25, 2005

Laplace swamp tour.....Cajun pride swamp tours.

This is probably one of the better swamp tours operating anywhere within close proximity to New Orleans.For those of you who would love to see louisianas natural swamplands this tour is superb.you...
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Ozboytravel
Jan 17, 2005

Aligators

If you don't mind getting out of the city to explore... then try the Swamp Tour.A ride through the swamps with a high powered air boat is fun. Riding through the swamp and seeing how people live along...
Randy121
Nov 04, 2004

Some lake

I took this pic because i wanted to show the swamps....it's amazing man,their everywherewith crocodiles and everything!heheheof course by car the pic is a bit blurrybut don't you worry- we did get out...
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Ariannrhod
Jun 29, 2004

Rows of Cypress Trees

This is my favorite picture from the swamp tour. You can see the rows of Cypress Trees and their reflection in the water. It was very impressive. Our tour last for an hour and forty five minutes. It...
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littlesam1
Dec 04, 2003

Cypress trees in the swamps

The cypress trees were beautiful. When you think of how man has been so destructive to nature it is reassuring to see there is still natural beauty to be found. The air boat we were traveling on took...
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littlesam1
Dec 04, 2003

Look close and find the gator

Of course there are alligators in the swamps. We did not see any in the water but were able to get up close to this one sunning himself on the river bank. He is camoflaged very well and its hard to...
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littlesam1
Dec 04, 2003

Touring the swamps

Definately off the beaten path. There are several swamp tours available when you visit New Orleans. There are also Plantation Tours, graveyard tours, and haunted tours. Not wanting to spend all of...
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littlesam1
Dec 04, 2003

Swamp tour

Around New Orleans, you can take a trip through the meandering bayous filled with moss-draped cypress trees, fascinating plant life and you might even catch a glimpse of an alligator.There are a lot...
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Helga67
May 11, 2003
 
 
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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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