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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
From $45.00
 
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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Streetcar

Streetcars are a popular way to get around New Orleans. We quite often caught them from our accommodation in the French Quarter on the Riverfront line into town. Just hop on and pay. They are very...
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Louis Armstrong Airport (MSY)

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, owned by the city of New Orleans, is located about 10 miles west of the city's downtown along I-10. Commercial service began at this airport,...
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Taxis

O.k hotels in the area have relationships with supposedly Taxi Drivers. You will request a driver to get you to the airport for a departure flight, and he will pick you up but 5 min into the ride he...
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St. Charles Line

New Orleans has three streetcar lines that run along the riverfront, St. Charles Street, and Canal Street. The cost is $1.25 per ride each way, though one, three, and five day unlimited passes are...
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Driving

I always rent a car when I'm in New Orleans. There are two reasons for it. The first is that I wander about quite a bit, far and wide, and sometimes impulsively. A cab would be inconvenient (waiting...
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Carriage Rides

Don't you think horse and carriage rides add an element of romance when traveling? I can still recall a carriage ride we took in Bermuda one evening, with the crickets signaling our presence and the...
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Riverfront Line Streetcar

You catch this Trolley right at the Ferry landing and can take it all the way to the French Quarter flea market....$1.50 each local fare cash only or $3 for an all day pass.....payable to the friendly...
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Algiers Ferry

This ferry has been scuttling across the Mississippi since 1827 from the foot of Canal Street over to Algiers. You have a great view of the New Orleans skyline and the moniker “Crescent City” takes on...
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Walking

Walk We walked a lot, you cant really enjoy a city without walking the streets of it and New Orleans is one of them Taxi Our hotel was located at French quarter so even at night we walked around...
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Cycling

There are lots of bicycles in New Orleans, but finding one to rent is not exactly straightforward as one can experience when he looks plans for a two-wheeled tour! At the tourist offices in the French...
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Pedicabs

This was a fun way to get from Canal Street to the Superdome! Pedicab operators are everywhere, it seems. Our pedicab operator charged us $15 to go about 10 (loooong) blocks. Yes, we could have walked...
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Private Tours

There were 10 of us in a family group on the morning of our visit to New Orleans, so my brother-in-law, Claude, arranged for a private limousine from Regal Limousine Service to take us around to see...
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Airport to NO

Getting from the airport to downtown or French Quarter could not be easier. The taxis are well organised immediately you leave the baggage claim area and the best part - its a fixed fee. From the...
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Airport Shuttle Service

If you're on a tight schedule, or there's more than one of you, get a cab to and from the airport in New Orleans. I was the last to be dropped off on arrival on the shuttle, and on return was...
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Top Things to Do in New Orleans

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Bourbon Street

It seems like on Bourbon Street and also the French Quarter they have their own little money making scams going. Just be cautious. Don't walk around alone, use your common sense and you'll have a lot...
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Swamp Tours

A must do in New Orleans is to take a swamp tour into the bayous to spot alligators and other wildlife. We took Cajun pride swamp tour located about 25 miles west of New Orleans in fernier along lake...
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French Quarter

I've been to the French Quarter, surrounding areas & cemeteries many times since 2005 & have NEVER had any bad experience. I've also never had to pay a tour guide to take me to any of the...
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Jackson Square

Any direction you look, you will get a picturesque view. The statue is worth taking a picture or two (or five) of. Say hello to the carriage pulling donkeys. Stop and admire the street performers....
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Garden District

Weather you walk around on your own or take a tour .. this was interesting. The cemetery there wasn't open the day we went and it was our last day but enjoyed looking at the old mansions and their...
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National WW2 Museum

The WWII Museum is the best museum I've ever been too. It's interactive, it's beautifully done and it has amazing information. Plan nearly a full day if you want to go. I spent 3 hours just in the...
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Top 5 New Orleans Writers

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grandmaR

"Two Visits - 54 Years Apart"
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doug48

"new orleans louisiana"
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jadedmuse

"The Naughty Madame"
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VeronicaG

"New Orleans-An Intriguing Visit to the Past"
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"Crescent City Comes Calling"
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