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New Orleans is a venue where fine chefs offer creative meals in venues of old history and a party atmosphere. There is food and fun for every member of the family.

Good for
  • History Buff
  • Nightlife Seeker
  • Foodie

9 Places

1 City Tip

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9 Places

Day 1

French Quarter

Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Jackson Square

Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Bourbon Street

Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Royal Street

Historic Walking Areas

St. Louis Cathedral

Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals

Day 2

Lafayette Cemetery No.1

Cemeteries

Lower 9th Ward

Neighbourhoods

Day 3

RTA - Streetcars

Mass Transportation Systems

Garden District

Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods

ChefGeorge1's City Tips

  • Action is in French Quarter. For quiet, the Garden District. Take trolley. Eat at Emeril, Besh, Prudhomme, Court of Two Sisters or Antoine's. Take steamboat ride and disaster tour.
    Day 1
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    French Quarter
    Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    ChefGeorge1 Says:

    The fun hub of the town. Historic and filled with shops, food venues, and music and frivolity!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Casual attire.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 390 things to do in New Orleans
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Avoid bourbon street 23/09/2018
    • Great Experience 23/09/2018
    • French Quarter
    Phone:
    +1 833-218-3421
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Other:
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    Jackson Square
    Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    ChefGeorge1 Says:

    Scenic--full of fun, music and romance. Great shopping venues too.Musicians and artists. Nice park.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Go early to avoid crowds
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 390 things to do in New Orleans
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The real heart of New Orleans 23/09/2018
    • A walk through history 23/09/2018
    • Jackson Square
    Address:
    615 Pere Antoine Alley
    New Orleans, LA 70116-3234
    Phone:
    +1 800-800-0550
    Other:
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    Bourbon Street
    Historic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    ChefGeorge1 Says:

    Quieter during the day with unique shops, it comes to life at night. Can become a beer brawl and very crowded at night.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • It can get VERY alcoholic at night--not for kids.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #137 of 390 things to do in New Orleans
    • Bday fun 23/09/2018
    • Almost the second official name for New Orleans 23/09/2018
    • Bourbon Street
    Phone:
    +1 504-524-0010
    Other:
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    Royal Street
    Historic Walking Areas
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    ChefGeorge1 Says:

    Architectural, shopping, and eating venues Lots of interesting shops and some eating venues. Great to absorb the history and ambiance.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Very unique shops--fun to even stroll and look at
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #32 of 390 things to do in New Orleans
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Part of the French Quarter 22/09/2018
    • A great street with loads of places to stop 20/09/2018
    • Royal Street
    Address:
    Royal Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130
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    St. Louis Cathedral
    Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals
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    ChefGeorge1 Says:

    Scenic and historic. Elegant architecture Quiet and serene. Love to just reflect and admire.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Any dress code okay, but be respectful!
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #22 of 390 things to do in New Orleans
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Okay 23/09/2018
    • Beat the Heat Come Inside 22/09/2018
    • St. Louis Cathedral
    Address:
    615 Pere Antoine Aly
    New Orleans, LA 70116-3291
    Phone:
    +1 504-525-9585
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Other:
  • Day 2
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    Lafayette Cemetery No.1
    Cemeteries
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    ChefGeorge1 Says:

    Unique and historic--scenes in many movies! Very individual burials.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Most tours will stop at least one of the cemeteries for a short while
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #56 of 390 things to do in New Orleans
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Cemeteries are interesting 19/09/2018
    • This is the one... 16/09/2018
    • Lafayette Cemetery No.1
    Address:
    Washington Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70130
    Phone:
    +1 504-658-3781
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    Sat
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Other:
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    Lower 9th Ward
    Neighbourhoods
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    ChefGeorge1 Says:

    For disaster buffs, take the bus tour of the 9th ward and hear the stories.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Get tickets near the steamboat
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #144 of 390 things to do in New Orleans
    • PBS Refelection 27/06/2018
    • personal tour 08/05/2018
    • Lower 9th Ward
    Phone:
    +1 504-344-4884
    Other:
  • Day 3
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    RTA - Streetcars
    Mass Transportation Systems
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    ChefGeorge1 Says:

    Inexpensive, clean, dependable--take them out to the Garden District or just ride them for awhile to see most of the city.

    Good for
    • Family
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Get a schedule from your hotel
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 390 things to do in New Orleans
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great way to get around. 23/09/2018
    • Best bargain in New Orleans! 23/09/2018
    • RTA - Streetcars
    Address:
    Canal Street
    New Orleans, LA
    Phone:
    +1 504-248-3900
    Other:
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    Garden District
    Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods
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    ChefGeorge1 Says:

    Historic and beautiful--for a quieter experience. Can take the trolley cars for a tour.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • We stayed at the Wyndham and there was a lovely train-themed restaurant next door we loved!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #29 of 390 things to do in New Orleans
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Not botanical gardens 21/09/2018
    • Very nice Houses 21/09/2018
    • Garden District
    Address:
    St Charles Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70130-5968
    Phone:
    +1 505-358-4630
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