Posts Tagged: things to do in New Orleans

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 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Bike Tours and Rentals in New Orleans

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One of the best ways to explore New Orleans is on a bike. We’re a small city, with most of our visitors’ favorite neighborhoods within a short distance of each other, so you can see a lot without having to go too far. And particularly in areas like the French Quarter, where parking a car […]

Cajun Pride Swamp and Plantation Tour Reviews

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This post is a review of Cajun Pride Swamp Tours, including reviews of their plantation tours and combination tickets. Cajun Pride Tours operate in a privately-owned wildlife refuge and they guarantee a swamp experience that won’t be disturbed by the traffic of other boats. Company Review Swamp Tours Plantation Tours Combination Tours All Swamp Tours All […]

Evergreen Plantation Tours and Reviews

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Evergreen Collage

This post is a review of Evergreen Plantation with info on tickets, tours, and an online review analysis. Evergreen Plantation is one of the most complete plantation complexes in both the state and the southern United States. The plantation has an impressive 37 buildings, including 22 original slave cabins still in their double row line […]

The Voodoo Museum in New Orleans

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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 […]

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.  […]