Posts Tagged: New Orleans tips

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 Streetcars | How to Ride the Trolleys

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This post demonstrates how to ride the New Orleans streetcars with tips on choosing the right ticket, seeing the best sights, and understanding the streetcar’s history. In New Orleans, trolleys are called streetcars, and their image is iconic to the Crescent City. The streetcar system is cheap and easy to navigate.  Lines and Map Fares […]

Weather in New Orleans in November

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New Orleans Jackson Square

The month of November in New Orleans is noted for mild but falling temperatures, but overall this is a very nice time to visit the Big Easy.  Perhaps you might wish to attend one of the several food festivals in November like the Treme Creole Gumbo Festival or the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival this month. […]

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 […]

10 Top New Orleans Attractions

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New Orleans Tours

This post is a our selection of 10 top New Orleans Attractions that first time visitors should plan to see.  There are many more things to do in the Big Easy, but this is a great starting point. Related Posts: 20 Free Things to Do in New Orleans 16 Things to Do in New Orleans […]

Things To Do In The Treme

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New Orleans Treme house window

A visit to New Orleans would not be complete without spending some time in one of its most famous locations. As one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods there is much to learn and experience when you are there in the Treme. From its earliest beginnings as one of the nation’s few multicultural communities its character […]