Posts Tagged: french quarter

New Orleans Cocktail Drinking Tour

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New Orleans Cocktail Tour

This post is about famous New Orleans cocktail drinks, where to find them, as well as a review of the various guided cocktail tours available to you in the Big Easy, including our pay-what-you-wish tour.  Is there any more appropriate place to treat yourself to a cocktail tour than New Orleans?  Self-Guided Tour Guided Cocktail […]

Take the Streetcar to the Garden District

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New Orleans cable car

This post is about taking the St. Charles Streetcar from the French Quarter to the Garden District, including where to board, fares and passes as well as a guide to riding New Orleans Streetcars.   Where to Board Fares + Passes New Orleans Streetcar Guide Free Tours by Foot Tour of the Garden District Guide to […]

The Presbytère in New Orleans

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In this post, we share everything you need to know about visiting the Presbytère in New Orleans. A popular attraction amongst both locals and visitors, the Presbytère is a part of the Louisiana State Museum and features many important cultural artifacts that showcase New Orleans’ fascinating history.  Plan Your Visit Exhibits Virtual Tour Things to Do in […]

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 […]

French Market in New Orleans

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This article provides an overview and self-guided tour of the French Market, the oldest market in the United States and features a long row of shops, restaurants and flea market vendors that runs along the edge of the French Quarter. We’ll address its essential history, suggest places to visit today, and list the historic sites […]

Jackson Square New Orleans

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This post is a self-guided tour of things to see and do in Jackson Square in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter.  In this post, we address food, lodgings, entertainment and other activities available in the Square, as well as a short self-guided tour.  Jackson Square is covered on our daily, pay-what-you-like tours of […]

Preservation Hall in New Orleans

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How to Get Preservation Hall tickets

This post is about attending a jazz performance at Preservation Hall in New Orleans, including tickets and reviews. Each night of the week, you can attend an intimate gathering to watch and listen to the traditions being passed down from one musician to the next generation. New Orleans and Jazz, they go hand in hand.  […]

New Orleans Civil War Tour

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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 […]

Things to Do in the French Quarter | A Self-Guided Tour

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Things to Do in the French Quarter

This post is a guide to the French Quarter in New Orleans that provides a neighborhood map, tips on restaurants and nightlife as well as a self-guided tour which highlights the top 25 things to do in the French Quarter.  This map and guide serve as a great companion to our guided tour of the French Quarter as […]

Bourbon Street in New Orleans

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Bourbon Street, one of the thoroughfares to not miss in the United States.  Many people wouldn’t realize it is not named after the whiskey, but after the royal french house, because so much of that liquor is consumed on this infamous 13 block long street. There is more to do than just consume alcohol on […]