Posts Tagged: new orleans

Self Guided Garden District Tour | Things to See

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This post covers things to do in the New Orleans’ Garden District including how to get here, what sights to see, restaurants, bars, and shopping.  Its peaceful ambiance, greenery, and mansions provide a strong contrast with the French Quarter.  Why go on your own when you could join us on our guided tour of the […]

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 […]

San Francisco Plantation Tickets, Tours, and Reviews

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This post is a review of San Francisco Plantation with info on tickets, tours and an online review analysis. Known for its distinctive variation in architecture, San Francisco Plantation is a spectacle on the Great River Road. Spectators have described it as a giant layered cake or a Mississippi riverboat from a distance. The land […]

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 […]

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 Ghost Tours and Haunted Tours

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This is a comparison post of the best New Orleans ghost tours, but also vampire, voodoo, haunted houses and haunted pub crawl tours in New Orleans (including our own pay-what-you-like ghost and voodoo tours).  See prices, schedules and a description of what you can expect from each tour.  No matter what kind of spooky activity you’re looking for, […]

Hop On Hop Off New Orleans Bus Tours And More

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Which New Orleans Bus Tours Are Best?

This post reviews and compares the various bus tours in New Orleans, including our pay-what-you-like version.  There are many options to choose from if one is looking for a bus tour in the Crescent City, from hop-on, hop-off to fully guided tours.  Most tours last approximately 3 hours and most companies focus on offering basic […]

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 there in comfort.  Learn about the people who lived in the plantations of Louisiana, and there is no better option than to hop […]

Oak Alley Plantation Tickets, Tours and Reviews

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Oak Alley Planation Review

This post is a review of Oak Alley Plantation near New Orleans, with info on tickets, tours and online review analysis. Oak Alley Plantation is often thought of as the most iconic plantation is Louisiana. With its massive, 300 year old Live Oak trees, well-preserved mansion, and close proximity to New Orleans, Oak Alley has […]

What is the weather like in New Orleans during July?

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July is very warm and humid in New Orleans with frequent shower and thunderstorm activity. The daily high temperatures tend to be in the lower 90s f (32-33C) with the early morning lows mostly in the mid to upper 70s f (24-26C). You can expect about 20 or 21 days this month to reach highs […]