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Best Free Things to Do in New Orleans

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New Orleans Free Things to do

This post covers what there is to do in New Orleans for free (and almost free) and is updated for 2018.  Whether you enjoy good music, food, unique culture, history or architecture, there is plenty to see and do that won’t cost much of anything.  Be sure to also check our NOLA on a Budget […]

The Best Beignets in New Orleans

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No visit to New Orleans would be complete without indulging in the time honored tasty tradition of beignets and cafe au lait. Beignets, the French word for “bump”, are deep-fried pastries, normally served piping hot with powdered sugar on top, and are as associated with this region as Mardi Gras is.  Most visitors to New […]

Which New Orleans City Pass Is Best?

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This is a post that compares the various different New Orleans attraction passes, combos, discounts, and coupons.  As you look at the variety of options keep in mind your budget, interests, and stamina. Everyone’s tastes are a little different, so not all packages are right for all people. Luckily, there are quite a few options. […]

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 […]

New Orleans Weather in October

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New Orleans Jackson Square

New Orleans Weather in October is perfect with warm but pleasant days and mild to cool, comfortable nights.  This is the driest month of the year in the Big Easy and the best time to take one or more of our walking tours. Early in the month the days are warm with afternoon temperatures in the […]

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 […]

The Lafayette Cemetery #1 in New Orleans

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This post contains a self-guided tour of Lafayette Cemetery #1 in New Orleans’ Garden District.  Many people visit the oldest still standing St. Louis Cemetery #1, and do not realize there are many other distinctive cemeteries that are worth visiting in New Orleans.  One of our favorites is Lafayette Cemetery #1. This Garden District gem […]

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 […]

Algiers Point Walking Tours and Things to Do

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New Orleans Tours

If you are looking for an off the beaten track idea for your visit to New Orleans, then consider taking a self-guided Algiers Point Walking Tour.  Algiers Point, the only part of the city located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, is the 2nd oldest neighborhood in New Orleans.  It originally was a […]