Posts Tagged: New Orleans Attractions

Things to Do in August in New Orleans

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This post provides several different ideas for things to do in New Orleans during the month of August, updated for 2018. In addition to our Top 10 list, we include sections listing free things to do, family-friendly activities and things to do at night. Top 10 Free Things to Do Things to Do at Night […]

Which New Orleans City Pass Is Best?

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This is a post that compares the various different New Orleans attraction passes, combos, discounts, and coupons.  As you look at the variety of options keep in mind your budget, interests, and stamina. Everyone’s tastes are a little different, so not all packages are right for all people. Luckily, there are quite a few options. […]

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 […]

Visit the National WW2 Museum in New Orleans

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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 […]

Best Things to Do in June in New Orleans

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This post covers things to do in June in New Orleans, including a top 10, things to do at night, as well as free and family-friendly activities (updated for 2018). Be sure to also check out our daily, pay-what-you-like walking tours. Top 10 Free Things to Do Things to Do at Night Family-Friendly  Any time […]

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 […]

The Historic New Orleans Collection

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This post is about the Historic New Orleans Collection, one of the best museums in the city. Their exhibits are free and definitely worth a stop, particularly for history buffs. In addition to the art galleries and concerts they offer, you can also take a tour of the ten historic buildings on both of their […]

New Orleans Cemetery Guide

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New Orleans Cemetery Guide

This post is a practical guide to visiting cemeteries in New Orleans, with tips on which to choose as well as explanations of what you will see. There are over 40 cemeteries in New Orleans, each with its own charm and personality. One, St. Louis Cemetery #1, allows entry only licensed tour companies, like us, […]

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 […]