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New Orleans City Bus Tour
"Enjoy a grand overview of New Orleans dubbed ‘The City That Care Forgot’ on this comprehensive sightseeing coach tour. Start in the world-famous French Quarter a quaint mysterious area where the sights and sounds abound. Head to historic Jackson Square home of the Cabildo and Presbytere museums and visit a historical cemetery
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"New Orleans Combo Tour: City Tour
"New Orleans Combo Tour: City Tour Hurricane Katrina and New Canal Lighthouse Museum""Board your comfortable coach in the French Quarter and soak up the vibrance of New Orleans' best-known area as your guide shares facts and anecdotes about New Orleans' history and culture. Travel to the Ninth Ward one of the neighborhoods hit hardest by Hurricane Katrina. Here you will see the house of music legend Fats Domino and learn about his harrowing experiences during the hurricane when levees broke and caused massive flooding.Your tour continues past the grand oaks on Esplanade Avenue a shady stretch where carriages once traveled for respite from the summer heat. Visit an aboveground cemetery and stop at City Park
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"New Orleans Combo Tour: City Tour
"New Orleans Combo Tour: City Tour Hurricane Katrina and New Canal Lighthouse Museum""Board your comfortable coach in the French Quarter and soak up the vibrance of New Orleans' best-known area as your guide shares facts and anecdotes about New Orleans' history and culture. Travel to the Ninth Ward one of the neighborhoods hit hardest by Hurricane Katrina. Here you will see the house of music legend Fats Domino and learn about his harrowing experiences during the hurricane when levees broke and caused massive flooding.Your tour continues past the grand oaks on Esplanade Avenue a shady stretch where carriages once traveled for respite from the summer heat. Visit an aboveground cemetery and stop at City Park
From $55.00

Lake Pontchartrain Tips (3)

A short tour at Lake Pontchartrain

If you like exercising on a bike (I mean a real one, not a torture device you may have in an apartment or find in the health (?) clubs of hotels), why not go to Lake Pontchartrain, just to see how it...
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kokoryko
Jul 25, 2011

Just AFTER Katrina

The city is shaped like a bowl with high ground surrounding it, so when water overflows the levees or enters by way of a waterway, then the city center suffers. Along the lake this was pretty evident...
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atufft
Feb 06, 2007

Go to the Lake!

Lake Pontchartrain that is, which is now clean enough to have water activities! Gone are the days of Pontchartrain Beach, but the boaters are always out, and the lakefront always attracts families,...
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Upward
Mar 18, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Lake Pontchartrain

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City Park

City Park is one of America's greatest and largest urban park. In fact it suppose to be larger than New York's Central Park. The park is 1,300 acre (5.3 km²) in size. It was laid out in the mid 1800's...
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Metairie Cemetery

Metairie Lakelawn Cemetery offers a FREE self-guided CD audio tour and map. Just go to the sales office and ask - you leave your drivers licence as collateral, but there is no charge. This is a...
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Longue Vue House & Gardens

Although we were hoping to tour an Antebellum plantation or two, they were not in the general vicinity of the city so we had to leave that for a future visit. Longvue House and Gardens, however, was a...
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Museum of Art - NOMA

Outside of the New Orleans Museum of Art is a magnificent sculpture garden known as the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. This probably the best and largest sculpture garden I have ever visited. On display...
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St. Louis Cemetery No. 3

Cemeteries in small villages can be very moving and romantic, picturesque; it is not exactly the case for St Louis Cemetery 3, but we are here in a big city and despite it is more than 100 years old,...
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Pitot House

On a bank of scenic Bayou St. John, This was the home of James Pitot, first American Mayor of the City of New Orleans. It is done in West-Indies style colonial architecture. House Tours are about $5...
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