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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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The Moundbuilders--Mangum Mound

The first burial ground we explored along the Natchez Trace was Mangum Mound. This was the work of the Plaquemine culture, whose ancestors are counted among today's Mississippi and Louisiana tribes...
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Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Horse and carriage rides add to the historical flavor of a destination, like no other mode of transportation can, so when we're traveling with grandchildren, it's understood that we will not pass up...
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Monmouth Plantation

We fancied a tour of this alluring B&B, so we paid our $10 each and saw why so many people find it appealing. What made this particular visit intriguing is that this plantation was named after...
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Longwood

Longwood was constructed in 1860-61 for Haller and Julia Nutt and retains the original furnishings for the home. The mansion's landscape is studded with mature live oaks and surrounded by a lovely...
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The Spring Pilgrimage of Historic Homes

Each year Natchez opens its arms to welcome hundreds of visitors to the Natchez Spring Pilgrimage. This year's event was scheduled for March 7-April 11, 2009. The tour included twenty-four antebellum...
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The Sunken Trace--Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway is 'one of America's 75 National Scenic Byways and 21 All-American Roads'. Famous historic figures traveled this route, from Choctaw Indians and Kentucky boatmen to Davy...
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The Moundbuilders--Emerald Mound

Edging our way off the Trace a bit, we followed the signs to Emerald Mound, another ancient site thought to have been constructed between 1250 and 1600 A.D. These builders were ancestors of the...
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Traveling the Natchez Trace

We chose to make our way to Natchez by traveling along The Natchez Trace Parkway, an ancient roadway used by both Native American people and boatmen returning to their homes after plying the...
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Visit below the Hill.

There were always two Natchez towns. 'On the Hill' and 'Below the Hill'. At one time, Below the Hill streatched for 1/4 mile or more along the river and was several blocks wide. It was always a rough...
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Site of Fort Rosalie

A level green park between the Rosalie Mansion and the Mississippi River marks the site of Fort Rosalie. The fort was established in 1716 by the French, the first Europeans to establish a permanent...
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Governor Holmes House

The Governor Holmes House. built in 1794. was the home of David Holmes, who served both as the territorial governor and first state governor of Mississippi. John James Audubon painted this house, and...
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Rosalie Mansion

Rosalie Mansion is a National Historic Landmark near the center of Natchez, on a high bluff overlooking the Mississippi River. The Mansion was a private residence for more than 100 years. Since 1938...
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Stanton Hall

Of the dozens of historic antebellum mansions in Natchez, none is more opulent than Stanton Hall. Unfortunately they would not let us take pictures on the inside.Stantton Hall was built in 1857 by...
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Monmouth Plantation

I list Monmouth Plantation both as an accommodations tip and also under "things to do" because it is open for tours to the public and is not for lodging guests only.Monmouth was built by John...
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