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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
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Combo Oak Alley Plantation And 16-passenger Air-boat Swamp Tour
"We are only 35 minutes from New Orleans yet a world apart. Our New Orleans air-boat tour is a high speed adventure that is part tour part thrill ride. You will travel at high speeds in the 16 passenger boat then slow down and stop for photo opportunities. Along the way you will get a personal tour by your local Captain. Our air-boats have stadium seating so that the person in front of you does not obstruct your view and every seat is great for experiencing the tour and viewing the wildlife. Yes
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Combo Oak Alley Plantation and 6-Passenger Airboat Tour
"We are only 35 minutes from New Orleans yet a world apart. Our New Orleans air-boat tour is a high speed adventure that is part tour part thrill ride. You will travel at high speeds in the 6 passenger boat then slow down and stop for photo opportunities. Along the way you will get a personal tour by your local Captain. Our air-boats have stadium seating so that the person in front of you does not obstruct your view and every seat is great for experiencing the tour and viewing the wildlife. Yes
From $155.00

Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Louisiana

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Bourbon St.

What can be said? Bourbon Street is a place of excess. People come here to have a good time but seem to need to drink vast quantities of cheap alcohol to do so. It is legal to walk on the streets with...
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I have to respond to Dutch-Tulip who simply stated that "Bourbon Street smells like vomit." We spend a lot of money having a company constantly moving around the Quarter picking up garbage and...
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Betcha I can tell ya where ya got dem shoes!

I am as local as red beans and rice on Mondays. Born, raised, and shot in the back here. That being said, I have no patience for the street hustlers in the French Quarter. They go after anyone, even...
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French Quarter

Luckily, we didn't have any - honest. How so, you ask? Simple - I walk right up to someone who looks like a local, tell them I'm a tourist who's never been to their beautiful city and ask their...
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Riverboat

Steamboat Natchez is a tourist trap-NOT...at least the dinner jazz cruise. The other reviews here don't mention that the 7:00 pm cruise features the Dukes o f Dixieland traditional jazz group, and are...
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Street Acts

I live here in New Orleans.. and I find the whole trap analogy offensive. We are known all around the world for crowds.. massive crowds depending on events going on. Street performers are indeed...
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Voodoo Museum

I left my visit to the New Orleans's Historic Voodoo Museum to my last day. It is virtually one of the last things I visited in New Orleans because I like to the leave the worst of last. I would not...
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Restaurant/Bars

Cafe Dumonde and Morning Call (now in Jefferson Parish) are well worth the wait. The coffee is great, and the beignets even better. Back in the 60's, the tourists went to Du Monde, and the locals...
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Souvenir Shops

They're on every block on Bourbon Street, every other block on Canal Street (but they tend to be bigger), and are dispersed on Decatur Street. They have porcelain, plastic and paper masks, Mardi Gras...
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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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cynthi
Sep 11, 2002

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...
donalaba
Sep 07, 2002

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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Jacquelynn
Aug 26, 2002

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...
Lulu-Girl
Aug 26, 2002

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...
ericsnana
Aug 24, 2002

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Top Hotels in Louisiana

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8 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, United States
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7939 Essen Park, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70809, United States
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451 Clyde Fant Parkway, (formerly Hollywood Casino), Shreveport, Louisiana, 71101, United States
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1910 S. College Rd., Lafayette, Louisiana, 70508, United States
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5300 University Parkway, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 71457, United States
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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

Here are some details of the state capitol building and of the interior. The interior is very impressive. You can see a pencil-sized piece of wood blown into the ceiling from a bomb blast in 1970....
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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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St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church

Cajuns call St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church the “Mother Church of the Acadians” for it was here in St. Martinville that the largest immigration of Acadians occurred in 1785. But the church was...
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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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