Posts Tagged: New Orleans Attractions

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.  You’ll 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 on our Mardi Gras FAQs page.   […]

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 […]

Cajun Pride Swamp and Plantation Tour Reviews

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This post is a review of Cajun Pride Swamp Tours, which take place in a privately-owned wildlife refuge and is unique in comparison to other swamp tours in that their swamp is completely private. They guarantee a swamp experience that won’t be disturbed by the traffic of other boats. Located a convenient 25 miles outside […]

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. […]

Preservation Hall in New Orleans

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This post is about attending a jazz performance at Preservation Hall in New Orleans.  Jazz and the Big Easy go hand in hand, and in 1961, Preservation Hall opened to share and protect this cultural institution. Each night of the week, you can attend an intimate gathering to watch and listen to the traditions being passed […]