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Gumbo and Cocktail Swamp Tour from Lafayette
"A professional network of comedians historians outdoor outfitters and Certified Cajuns will guide you to having an authentic Cajun experience visiting southwest Louisiana. From cruising down the Lazy Bayou Vermilion in your private luxury 21 foot Sun Cruiser Pontoon boat exploring cultural Cajun Heritage parks learning how to Cajun dance peeling a crawfish and sampling some of the area’s most unique foods. You will journey on specifically designed trips to let you Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez! (Let The Good Times Roll!!)."""
From $50.00
 
Southern Louisiana Private Swamp Tours
"The departure point for this 2.5 hour long swamp tour is located 30 minutes outside of the great city of New Orleans and along the way you will see fishing villages and breath taking views of the bayou. If needed transportation is provided to and from the location with high end luxury vehicles and there is a pick up fee per person that is due at time of arrival at the tour location.As your tour departs from the docks and you begin to explore the swamp you will see all sorts of wildlife ranging from alligators to migratory birds from South America and everything in between. The beautiful Mississippi River Delta is ranked as one of the top 5 deltas in the world with the most animal life per acre. On your tour you will have the opportunity to see alligators up close as your tour guide hand feeds them food. Come see what southern Louisiana has to offer.""""A private swamp tour is the best way to explore and appreciate the history and landscape of southern Louisiana. This two and a half hour tour explores over 28 square miles of terrain with many different types of wild life such as alligators and migratory the tour guides are locals and they are knowledgeable in the rich history of the area. Make sure to ask them about the 2
From $90.00
 
New Orleans Marigny Neighborhood Tour
"We will stroll past architecturally significant buildings and historical sites recounting such tales along the way such as how the game of Craps was first introduced to America by way of New Orleans and how that famous culinary delight known as the po' ­boy came to exist.  This neighborhood sits on the original plantation of Bernard de Marigny one of the more colorful characters in the city and was once home to a thriving population of Free People of Color. Today it is  predominantly inhabited by musicians artists and entrepreneurs that add a rich layer to an already significant past. Tour like a local as we introduce you to the Frenchmen street scene and all the sights and sounds of this vibrant area."
From $25.00

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Stay away from The Court of...

Stay away from The Court of Two Sisters.It has a pretty courtyard,but the food is terrible.Don't bother with tours.Hop on th street car for $1.25 and see it yourself.If you want to take a cruise on...
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No trip to New Orleans would...

No trip to New Orleans would be complete without a local trying to get some of your money. When someone approaches you with, 'I'll bet you five dollars I can tell you where you got your shoes?' Keep...
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The local ATM's, Mac Machines...

The local ATM's, Mac Machines (whatever you call them in your area), are rip offs. Unavoidable rip offs. They charge upwards of 3 dollars as a service charge, so be forewarned. A little cash here, a...
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BY FAR - THE GUMBO SHOP IN THE...

BY FAR - THE GUMBO SHOP IN THE FRENCH QUARTER THIS IS NOTHING LIKE REAL GUMBO, AND IT IS OVERPRICED. MOST FRENCH QUARTER RESTAURANTS ARE, UNFORTUNATLEY, AND MOST HAVE LOUSY LOCAL FOOD, UNLESS YOU GO...
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Did.ya.eat.yet?

People in Louisiana LOVE to eat, and it no wonder why... our food is just so good! Remember that the REAL FOOD is not going to be found along the riverwalks or at the "cajun" cafe's in the mall. Also,...
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Top Things to Do in Louisiana

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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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State Capitol

We entered the Capital Building at the basement or ground floor level. The sign on the elevator said we were not to take it between the basement and the first floor, but the door guard said that was...
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Pastor Brothers Cajun Excursions

The adventure started off with Daquiri's at the boat launch's bar location and then went into a wonderful 2 hour boat ride through the swamp to lake charlo. Many birds, reptiles and yes, we actually...
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Evangeline Oak

This oak is said to be the one where the legendary meeting took place between Emmeline Lebiche and Louis Arceneaus, the real life people on whom Longfellow's poem "Evangeline" was based. It is said to...
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Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site

I read about the Plaquemine Lock and decided it would be interesting to visit since we had done some locks on our narrowboat cruise in England, and also on our own boat on the Intercoastal Waterway in...
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LSU Rural Life Museum

Part of the working plantation section of the museums includes the Kitchen, and places where food was raised, like the kitchen garden, smoke house chicken coop and pigeon cote. The kitchen garden is...
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