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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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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."
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French Quarter Culinary Cocktails and Cemetery Tour
"Off to where the city began Jackson Square where you’ll get an in-depth account of the beginning of the French settlement to the Spanish takeover to the Battle of New Orleans. Your guide will tell you about the exciting history of the infamous pirate Jean Lafitte and his gang of cu St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Learn about the City of the Dead where your guide covers the African culture Voodoo religion Music and the famous and infamous people that are laid to rest there.Cemetery is open until 3:00pm Monday through Saturday and until 12:00pm on Sunday.""""Join us on this 2.5 hour stroll through the French Quarter. On this tour we will cover the history
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New Capital and Supreme Court

The new governmental buildings were built in 1903. Its the 3rd Capitol building for Mississippi built in Jackson. The building is open free for self tours or guided tours are given 4 times a day...
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Jackson Zoo

Jackson has a nice little zoo with fairly modern displays. It lacks for shows and other interactive exhibits but has a fairly nice collection of animals for a zoo its size. Admission is also...
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Mississippi Museum of Art

Nice little art museum focusing in on Mississipian artists. The museum is free and has a great but small collection of Mississippi art. Also has a nice collection of pre-columbian art from Central...
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Free Exhibits at the Archives & Histrory Building

Walking around downtown, you will likely find the Old Capital and the World War Memorial. However, just another half block up on the same side of the street. While the business side of the William F....
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Visit the Eudora Welty House

Looking at a AAA Guidebook on Jackson I was struck that it mentioned the Eudora Welty House as a place to see. In the 1970's I had read her book, The Optimist's Daughter, and vaguely remembered her...
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Drive Along the Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway is an interesting drive and diversion from the urban noise of Jackson. The 444 mile parkway stretches from Natchez, Ms. to Nashville, Tn. The parkway is administered by the...
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Boyd House (Oaks House Museum)

Secluded on a smaller side street in downtown Jackson the Boyd House sits somewhat unconspicously from other neighboring houses. The house is the former residence of Jackson Mayor James H. Boyd, his...
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Mississippi War Memorial

An outdoor courtyard in the War Memorial Building honors Mississippi's war veterans. The carved sarcophagus in the center is a replica of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington, DC.If you're...
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Mississippi Museum of Art

The Mississippi Museum of Art is a feast for the eyes - both indoors and outdoors. The main art exhibits are inside the building, and you can also walk through the beautiful art gardens outside. I...
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Old Capitol Museum

This beautifully restored 1839 building was once the Mississippi State Capitol. Although that function has now been transferred to the New Capitol Building, the Old Capitol is now a very engaging...
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Eudora's House

If you've ever read books by American author Eudora Welty (1909-2001) or are interested in her work, I recommend setting aside a couple of hours to visit the Eudora Welty House in the treesy Belhaven...
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mississippi war memorial

this massive marble memorial honors the men and women of mississippi who fought in our nation's wars. this memorial was built in 1940 and has been recently renovated. in the center of the memorial are...
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old capitol building

jacson has two capitols, the old and new. pictured is the old capitol that was built in 1839. this building served as mississippi's capitol untill 1903 when the new capitol was completed. this...
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eudora welty house

eudora welty was born in jackson in 1909 and after william faulkner is considered mississippi's best novelist. in 1925 welty's parents built a tudor revival style house in the belhaven neighborhood...
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