Hurricane Katrina Tours

Hurricane Katrina Tours in New Orleans

This post covers Hurricane Katrina tours, both guided and self-guided.  

Many people who visit New Orleans are interested in visiting areas that were affected by Hurricane Katrina, which stormed through in 2005, and to see the revitalization that has taken place since. Read more »

Things to Do with Kids in New Orleans

Things to do with Kids in New Orleans

This post covers things to do in New Orleans with kids.

We include a top 10 list, free activities, suggestions for places to eat, things to do at night, and tours that are good for the whole family.  Read more »

Treme New Orleans

Things To Do In The Treme

This post covers things to do in Treme, one of New Orleans unique neighborhoods, including tips on what to see, where to eat, as well as where to dance.  Read more »

New Orleans Tours

Self Guided New Orleans Civil War Tour

Unlike the War of 1812, New Orleans did not see major fighting during the American Civil War. Yet, the city was the largest in the South.

It was a commercial, shipping, and manufacturing center without equal in Dixie. The Union coveted the city and sent major army and naval units to complete this task.

In April 1862, the city fell after the Union navy ran passed the guns at Fort Jackson and Fort St. Phillip.

The city was occupied for the rest of the war; only once did Confederate forces come close to recapturing it.

New Orleans has a variety of Civil War sites.

This Self-Guided New Orleans Civil War Tour will offer tourists in the French Quarter a look into the various buildings and dramatic moments that can be easily visited by anyone sticking to the Vieux Carre.

Be sure to take a look at our full selection of self-guided New Orleans tours.

Use our Printable .PDF file to take with you on the Self-Guided Tour of the French Quarter in the Civil War

New Orleans Civil War Tour

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Cafe du Monde New Orleans

Cafe Du Monde

This post will give you information about visiting Cafe du Monde, including popular menu items, the best times to visit, and a bit of history. Read more »

New Orleans Souvenirs

12 New Orleans Souvenirs

This post covers some of the best New Orleans souvenirs, as well as tips and tricks to help you save both time and money.

Shopping can be a very entertaining part of any travel excursion. Having such a unique culture, New Orleans makes shopping a priority. Read more »

New Orleans Cocktail Tour

New Orleans Cocktail Tour

This post is about New Orleans cocktail tours, including haunted tours and general drinking tours and pub crawls, including our pay-what-you-wish tour


This New Orleans Cocktail Tour will take you past effervescent art galleries, funky street musicians, architecture spanning three centuries, and countless sights and sounds you’ve never seen nor heard. Read more »