Posts Tagged: New Orleans tips

What is the Weather Like in New Orleans in March?

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March in New Orleans

This post is a summary of the New Orleans weather in March, with tips on what to pack and things to do (updated for 2018).  Spring is in the air and it’s a great time to visit the city as the weather is mild.  Click on the links below to learn more.  If you are […]

What to Do in February in New Orleans

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This post covers things to do in February in New Orleans, including a top 10 list, some free activities, things to do at night as well as with kids.  February has Mardi Gras and Carnival Season, so parades, parades, parades.  But that’s not all.  If you are coming at the start or end of the […]

What is the weather like in New Orleans during February?

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Weather in February in New Orleans

This post is a summary of the February weather in New Orleans with tips on what to pack and things to do (updated for 2018). February brings cold nights, but pleasant days. Click on the links below to learn more.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, you may want […]

Mardi Gras in New Orleans (FAQs)

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Mardi Gras New Orleans

This post answers some frequently answered questions about Mardi Gras in New Orleans as well as Carnival Season in general.  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, Mardi Gras and Carnival […]

Things to do in January in New Orleans

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This post, updated for 2018, covers things to do in January in New Orleans, including a top 10 list, some free activities, things to do at night as well as with kids.  January marks the start of Carnival Season, which ends on Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras Day), so January means parades and celebrations.  If you […]

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, […]

Things to do in December in New Orleans

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Things to Do in December in New Orleans

This post provides details about some of the most fun and interesting activities in New Orleans during the month of December, including a top-10, free things to do, nighttime activities and family-friendly options. There are a lot of different traditional and modern festivities to consider, including a few that aren’t directly related to Christmas.  If […]

The Voodoo Museum in New Orleans

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Voodoo collage

New Orleans has a reputation as a city of all things mysterious, unusual and downright eerie. So naturally, the Voodoo Museum is right at home in New Orleans. This post provides essential information for visiting this one of a kind museum as well as an analysis of reviews from guests to the Museum.  The museum […]

New Orleans on a Budget

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This post is a travel guide for visiting New Orleans on a budget. As a city famous for tourism, New Orleans can seem to require a lot of cash. But a closer look at the French Quarter, and especially a look at neighborhoods beyond the French Quarter, can reveal lots of affordable or free options. […]

New Orleans Riverboats, Paddleboats and Cruises

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New Orleans Riverboat Tour and Paddlewheel

This post compares the various different riverboat tours, paddleboat tours and cruises available to you in New Orleans to help you choose the right one from you. The two most popular cruises are aboard the Creole Queen Paddlewheeler and Steamboat Natchez (details below), but you can hop a ferry for just a few dollars. Each offers […]