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New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour
"New Orleans Music & Heritage Tour begins at Louisiana Music Factory 421 Frenchmen Street the most musical street in New Orleans!Meet your guide Keith (a Louisiana Record Man with more than 20 years Record Business experience) and he will introduce you to the culture of New Orleans. The aural-visual walking tour is accompanied by blue 2nd Studio home of Cosimo Matassa. The former banana warehouse was home to masterful recordings that made up the ""New Orleans Sound"" as professed on vinyl by the likes of Allen Toussaint the Meters and Lee Dorsey. From this location we turn on Chartres Street and pay a visit to the boyhood home of Danny Parker. Along with his rambunctious and bawdy singing wife Blue Lu we learn how a single man can save New Orleans Brass Band heritage.Next are stops in the Place de Armes Preservation Jazz Hall a stroll down Bourbon Street to Mister New Orleans before we head to J&M Studios the ""Home of Rock N' Roll.""Stops in Armstrong Park include Congo Square and Louis Armstrong statue. As we are in the Treme
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Oak Alley Plantation and 3 hour City Tour
"You'll spend an unforgettable three hours on our comfortable air conditioned Mini-bus while getting an overview of New Orleans and experiencing the history and culture of the Creoles with your licensed tour guide. No trip to New Orleans would be complete without seeing the highlights of our city and the some of the areas affected by Katrina’s flood waters. You will see Jackson S St. Louis Cathedral the Cabildo and the French Market. Your tour guide will also give you an overview of the “French Quarter” pointing out areas of interest so that you can explore them later at your own pace.On the way to the “Dueling Oaks” of New Orleans’ City Park
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Cemetery and French Quarter Walking Tour
"Founded in 1718 by famed French-Canadian explorer Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur de Bienville New Orleans (and more specifically what we now call the French Quarter or Vieux Carre) has been home to many colorful inhabitants and happenings. In its early beginnings as a French Colony the city was first settled with Paris' most notorious prison outcasts before the addition of European aristocrats land-owning gentry. This strange mix of hedonism and money attracted purveyors such as voodoo practitioners saloon keepers
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The Legendary Cafe Du Monde

Postcard of Cafe Du Monde ~If you haven't been to Cafe Du Monde, you haven't been to New Orleans!! Cafe Du Monde has been serving the best cafe au lait in the country since 1862!! A trip to New...
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Jul 25, 2016

Not A Beignet Fan, Apparently

I don't get the hype about this place. I liked it better than Cafe Beignet but not by much. Maybe I just don't like beignets? While the sack handed to me was filled with fresh, hot out of the fryer...
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Nov 05, 2015

Stern Wheeler cruise

Two Hour cruise only costs $18.00cruise and lunch $27.50The ticket offices of the Steamboat NATCHEZ and Riverboat John James Audubon are located at:Steamboat Natchez Ticket OfficeToulouse Street &...
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Apr 05, 2012

Cafe Du Monde: Consistently Delicious

I go here every time I'm in New Orleans for a cafe au lait (which does come iced in the summer) and beignets. The food is always deliciously messy, with powdered sugar everywhere and the pastries...
Nov 19, 2011

Cruellers and Tea in the Early Years -1970

As a young kid I remember going to Cafe Du Monde after school to get a cup of tea and a crueller. The weather perct sunny and the service was the perfect idea of southern hospitality. I have seen many...
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Apr 16, 2011

Do you like coffee and bignets?

Although it is a very touristy thing to do in New Orleans, you just have to go down to Cafe Du Monde on Decatur Street and get some coffee and bignets. The place is a landmark and must see. Word of...
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Nov 03, 2010

Cafe du Monde

The Original Cafe Du Monde Coffee Stand was established in 1862 in the New Orleans French Market. Yes, we waited in a long line that wrapped around the back of the Cafe. The cafe au lait was good and...
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Apr 03, 2010

Dog Friendly- Almost

Cafe Du Monde is written up on dog friendly sites and in books as being a place you can take your dog with you. Well, yes and no. Your dog can go but be aware that if they do they have to sit OUTSIDE...
Jul 14, 2008

Biegnet Madness

This is the perfect place to rest your feet, watch the passersby, and enjoy a cup of chicory roasted coffee and an order of beignets- the ones that have half a sack of powdered sugar poured on top of...
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Apr 04, 2008

Cafe du Monde

If you are in New Orleans you have to try the begniets and cafe au lait. I am sure most people have heard of Cafe du Monde already, especially if you are planning a trip to New Orleans. The begniets...
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Feb 23, 2008

Historic Markers

The historic New Orleans marker is situated beside Cafe du Monde. If you appreciate seeing the actual marker than you'll like the location. Would I plan my whole trip around it? No...but it is neat to...
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Oct 22, 2007

Coffee and Beignetts (square doughnuts)

A must see/do while in New Orleans if to stop in one of the old coffee and doughnut (beignet) stands. (Note: Cafe'du Monde and The Morning Call tips are combined here) They now have stands (coffee...
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Oct 21, 2007
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Things to Do Near Cafe Du Monde

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French Market

We came across the market and it was a fun place to browse around and pick up any souvenir you wanted. Also good place to grab something to eat or drink.. We did all 3 there .. but mostly it was fun...
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Washington Artillery Park

The Washington Artillery Battalion is one of the older militia units dating back to 1838 when it was formed from private funds. The battalion was formed to support the Washington Regiment which was...
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Jazz National Historical Park

This small historic center in the French market area hosts display on New Orleans jazz pioneers and daily performances by musicians mentored by the park staff to learn the art of playing Dixieland...
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Beauregard-Keyes House

Built in 1826 for Joseph Le Carpentier, the house has seen various owners come and go through the years. One owner’s Swiss wife added the garden in the 1830’s though that was later built over. Top...
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Old Ursuline Convent

This old convent is the oldest building in the entire Mississippi Valley. It was established in 1752 by The Sisters of Ursula. It was used to teach school, house orphan girls and to tend to the ill....
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Gallier Historic House

The Gallier House is the result of the work of New Orleans architect, James Gallier, Jr., who built this building as his personal residence in 1857. You can tour this well-restored home and see the...
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Getting to Cafe Du Monde


800 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116


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