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 »
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.
This post will help you plan a trip to the New Orleans Jazz Museum.
In addition to details such as open hours and ticket prices, we also discuss the best times to visit, what to expect when you arrive, and some of the exhibits you’ll find at this historic location.Read more »
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 »