Posts Tagged: Must See New Orleans

Plantation Tours Near New Orleans Reviewed

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Best New Orleans Plantation Tours

This post is an introduction to the great plantations near New Orleans, how you could get there with your own car, and a review of the tour operators that can bring you to several in comfort.  You may also be interested in our comparison of New Orleans swamp tours.   Laura: A Creole Plantation Oak Alley Plantation […]

Hurricane Katrina Tours in New Orleans

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Hurricane Katrina Tours

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. Guided Tours Self-Guided Map of Affected Area Free Tours by Foot Other Things […]

Visit the National WW2 Museum in New Orleans

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National WWII Museum in New Orleans Main Photo

This post is a review of the National World War II Museum, one of the most popular and most satisfying experience one can have during a visit to New Orleans. But don’t just take our word for it —  the Museum is ranked the #1 activity to do in New Orleans on TripAdvisor. What to see at […]

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 […]

Tips for Live Music in New Orleans

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New Orleans Music, Arts and More Tour

This article provides ten ways to get the best musical experience out of your time in New Orleans, including free options. We cover ways to find the best music in and out of the French Quarter, indoor and outdoor, recorded and live, traditional and innovative.  Live Music Calendars Music, Arts, and More Tour Music Venues […]

New Orleans Swamp Tour Reviews

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New Orleans Swamp tour

This post is a review of the best New Orleans swamp tours available to you, including swamp and airboat tours, canoe and kayak trips as well as nighttime and free options. Many companies will pick you up from your hotel. And don’t forget to check out Free Tours by Foot’s cemetery, voodoo, ghost and other New Orleans […]

What to Do in New Orleans

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Things to Do in New Orleans

This post covers the very best of things to do in New Orleans, including a top 10 list, things to do for free, at night, with kids as well as by month or season.  Just click the links to jump to any particular section.  Of course, at the top of any list is Free Tours […]

Tours of Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World

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Mardi Gras World

This post is about visiting Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, a working float studio where you’ll also find a lot of historic floats, costumes, and decorations from past Mardi Gras festivals at this location.  We also provide tips on other New Orleans museums that cover Mardi Gras. Learn more about Carnival Season […]

Mardi Gras Krewes and Parades

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Mardi Gras Parades and Krewes

This post is about New Orleans Mardi Gras Parades and about the krewes and dance troupes that organize and/or participate in them. We’ll help you understand how parades are put together, plus the different kinds of parades, which ones are happening while you’re in town, and how to have the best possible time at a […]

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 […]