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January 20, 2023
Ghost Tour New Orleans

Be prepared to be scared on this New Orleans ghost tour by Free Tours by Foot. The French Quarter has rascals both dead and we'll show you them all.

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January 20, 2023
New Orleans Weather Averages by Month

If you’re interested in visiting the big easy, you might want to consider what kind of weather you can expect during your trip. This post covers what the weather is like each month, and it also includes details about the warmest and coldest months of the year in New Orleans New Orleans Weather by Month […]

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November 16, 2022
Pirates Alley New Orleans | Background and History

This post provides details about the Pirates Alley in New Orleans and why it is one of the most notable sites in this historic city.  History of Pirate's Alley There may be no more fabled location in New Orleans than Pirate’s Alley. New Orleanians like to tell a tale, but we don’t know if all […]

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October 16, 2022
Best Muffaletta Sandwich in New Orleans

This post is about where to find the best Muffuletta in New Orleans. We include a map with places both within the French Quarter and outside as well as descriptions of and links to each recommended establishment. What is a Muffuletta 10 Top Places to get a Muffuletta French Quarter Food Tour 13 NOLA Foods […]

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August 30, 2022
New Orleans Voodoo Explained

This article will explain what voodoo is, how it came about, and how to make it a part of your visit to New Orleans. WHAT IS VOODOO? Voodoo is a religion with its roots in West Africa. When France and Spain ruled New Orleans, Catholicism was the only legally permitted religion. But enslaved people had […]

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August 27, 2022
Nighttime Cemetery Tours in New Orleans

This post covers the best night cemetery tours you can take in New Orleans.  We include tips about what to expect, how much it costs, and other important details to keep in mind. Overview There are a few cemetery tours in New Orleans that take place after dark, but it’s actually a somewhat uncommon activity […]

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May 21, 2022
5 Top Voodoo Shops in New Orleans

This post provides details about the voodoo shops in New Orleans. We include information about the differences and similarities between various locations and tips on what you can get at these stores. What is a Voodoo Shop? New Orleans has always had a very close relationship with voodoo, and even today there are a lot […]

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May 4, 2022
Cheap Hotels in New Orleans

This post will provide information about the best ways to save money finding a place to stay while you’re in New Orleans. We include details about hotels, hostels, bed and breakfasts, airbnb and more. Overview While many of the best activities in New Orleans are quite affordable, one of your biggest expenses is going to […]

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May 2, 2022
Best Time to Go to New Orleans Explained

This post is a guide to choosing the best time to visit New Orleans. We include when it is the cheapest to go, when to expect the best weather, and a month-by-month comparison. Let's get started! THE QUICK ANSWERS The best time to visit New Orleans depends on what "best" means to you. If by […]

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February 2, 2022
Mardi Gras World Tickets and Discounts

This post is about visiting Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, a working float studio where you'll see historic floats, costumes, and decorations from past Mardi Gras festivals. Disclosure: While our recommendations are always unbiased, we may receive a small share of sales through some of the links below at no cost to you. […]

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January 5, 2022
Mardi Gras in New Orleans 2023

This post answers some frequently answered questions (FAQs) about Mardi Gras in New Orleans as well as Carnival Season in general, updated for 2023. 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, […]

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January 3, 2022
Mardi Gras Krewes and Parades

This post is about the many New Orleans Mardi Gras Parades, the krewes and dance troupes that participate in them and helping you find a parade that is right for you.   All About Krewes Dance Troupes Find a Parade Tips Mardi Gras for Beginners  What is a Carnival Krewe? A krewe - pronounced like “crew” […]

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December 1, 2021
24 Hours in New Orleans Itinerary

This post provides a simple itinerary to help you experience as much of New Orleans as possible in just one day, including tips about how to prepare for a day of sightseeing in the Big Easy. 1-Day Itinerary Tips for the Trip Neighborhood Guides New Orleans Self-Guided Tours Things to Do in New Orleans 1-Day […]

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October 30, 2021
Marie Laveau Voodoo Queen of New Orleans

New Orleans is synonymous with Voodoo and when you think of Voodoo, you think of Marie Laveau. The so-called Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau is arguably the most famous person to be associated with that religion and yet we know very little about her. Related Post: New Orleans Voodoo Explained Marie Laveau was born in September […]

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September 27, 2021
New Orleans Virtual Tours

We regularly publish videos of New Orleans walks and virtual tours. Some of our videos are tours that we offer on our website. Others are including live-streams and 4K "walk with me" style videos, where we explore the well-trodden as well as off-the-beaten-path locations in New Orleans. Like our public tours, our video tours are […]

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September 27, 2021
New Orleans Travel Guide

Let Free Tours by Foot help you plan your trip to New Orleans. Our local experts have written everything you need to know about what to do and see in NOLA. In the sections below you'll find our most popular blog posts detailing insider information and our best advice. Top Things To Do Most Popular […]

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