Posts By: Sarah

Mardi Gras in New Orleans (FAQs)

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Mardi Gras New Orleans

This post answers some frequently answered questions about Mardi Gras in New Orleans as well as Carnival Season in general.  You can also find videos and links to further content to help you plan your time in New Orleans for this uniquely New Orleans festive season.  One thing to get clear, Mardi Gras and Carnival […]

French Quarter Creole Christmas

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French Quarter Creole Christmas Tour

New Orleans does things different than just about any city.  So why would Christmas be any different?  Christmas in New Orleans is like no other – the lights, the decorations, and the traditions. In a word – magical!  Join Free Tours by Foot for a holiday waltz through the French Quarter, as we explore the history […]

New Orleans City Park Guide

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This post is about all the things you can do in City Park, including enjoying nature, see great art, grab a bite and even see alligators. Overview of City Park Map Things to Do and See Where to See Alligators Free Tours by Foot     OVERVIEW City Park has been a public space for […]

San Francisco Plantation Tickets, Tours, and Reviews

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This post is a review of San Francisco Plantation with info on tickets, tours and an online review analysis. Known for its distinctive variation in architecture, San Francisco Plantation is a spectacle on the Great River Road. Spectators have described it as a giant layered cake or a Mississippi riverboat from a distance. The land […]

Bike Tours and Rentals in New Orleans

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One of the best ways to explore New Orleans is on a bike. We’re a small city, with most of our visitors’ favorite neighborhoods within a short distance of each other, so you can see a lot without having to go too far. And particularly in areas like the French Quarter, where parking a car […]

Cajun Encounters Tours: Plantations, Swamps and the City

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This post is a review of Cajun Encounters Tours, a family-owned New Orleans area business, specializing in swamp tours, but also offering bus and walking tours.  This outfit strives to give tourists an authentic Louisiana experience. Tours are led by local, licensed guides with deep passion for New Orleans. Guests visit some of the city’s most […]

Evergreen Plantation Tours and Reviews

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Evergreen Collage

This post is a review of Evergreen Plantation with info on tickets, tours, and an online review analysis. Evergreen Plantation is one of the most complete plantation complexes in both the state and the southern United States. The plantation has an impressive 37 buildings, including 22 original slave cabins still in their double row line […]

New Orleans in a Day Tour

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New Orleans in One Day Tour

Our New Orleans in a Day Tour bridges the essential New Orleans sights, as well as some off-the-beaten-path alternatives, in a single day. Through a mix of walking and public transit, including the iconic St. Charles Avenue Streetcar, we’ll see the Garden District, the French Quarter, the Marigny, and City Park, as well as the […]

Where to Stay in New Orleans

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The following is our guide to finding accommodation in New Orleans. We have included a range of hotels with the hope that you will be able to find the one that best suits your needs and budget.  Mid-Range Hotels   Luxury Hotels Hostels Luxury Hotels