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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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Haunted Cemetery Tour
"This walking tour will depart from P.J.'s Coffee House conveniently located at 630 Chartres Street in the historic Upper Pontalba Building just off Jackson Square. Your guide will lead you through the old French Quarter during the first half of the tour stopping at various historical locations to explain the unique history of New Orleans. You will learn about the history the hauntings and the unique burial practices that make St. Louis No. 1 so unique. After a leisurely 7-block stroll the tour will take a break at the Basin St. Visitor's Center
From $25.00
 
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
From $19.00

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Cafe Du Monde

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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Audubon Zoo

I took the St Charles Avenue streetcar out to Audubon Park and Zoo as part of a planned independent tour of the several districts and attractions in that part of the city. I also visited the Uptown...
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Ghost Tours

As part of our conference, the scheduled activity was a 'ghost tour' through the French Quarter. The tour consisted of hiking through a couple of places throughout the Quarter, then our guide would...
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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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Lafayette Cemetery

Take the Charles Ave. Streetcar to Washington Ave., walk two blocks south, and you'll find Commander's Palace on your left and Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 on your right. Enter through the gates on...
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Plantation Tours

There are different Plantation tours: San Francisco (built in 1837, a steamboat gothic style, the only one authentically restored home on Old River Road) Laura (built in 1805, it was first on our list...
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These were my top picks. Beignets and cafe au lait at Cafe Du Monde is a must. Good for breakfast, brunch, or after a night of drinking some. They offer milk, cocoa, tea and juice also. If you want a...
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Architecture

NEW ORLEANS Whenever I get the chance and I have the neccesary transport I always like to look at the city's and suburban local style of architecture.Visitors to New Orleans ,I would imagine ,(like...
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Walking

Walking the streets of New Orleans is a 'must do'. There are 2 main streets, Bourbon Street which comes alive at night and Decatur Street. We found Decatur Street the best for gift shopping....
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River Cruises

a fun thing to do in new orleans is to take a mississippi riverboat cruise. there are several replica riverboats docked near the east end of canal street and next to the riverwalk shopping center....
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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras season begins in New Orleans with parades and festivities during Carnival. Mardi Gras Day or “Fat Tuesday” is always 47 days prior to Easter Sunday. It’s the last day of the Carnival season...
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Mardi Gras World

I took the boat across the Mississippi with a friend and walked along the riverfront. About 10 minutes or so and then we climbed down a very steep, grassy hill to get into the storage space of Mardi...
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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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Presbytere - Louisiana State Museum

The Presbytere is located on the right side of the St. Louis Cathedral. It is actually two museums in one. On the ground floor are exhibits dedicated to Hurricane Katrina and also to earlier...
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