New Orleans Travel Tips, Louisiana

    
 

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  • Old Ursulines Convent
    The oldest building in the New Orleans is Old Ursulines Convent. It is also one of the most fascinating examples of French colonial architecture that you could possibly find anywhere. In addition to the main building, you can also see the [...]
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  • Preservation Hall
    It would be just plain wring to leave New Orleans without listening live to some real New Orleans jazz, and there's no better place for it then the Preservation Hall, a venue that's been functioning since 1961. The place opens and 8 PM [...]
    D: 0.4mi00
  • Cafe du Monde in New Orleans
    Beignets are one of the most famous sweets in Southern cuisine, and they are about as beloved by New Orleans residents as donuts are in other American cities. These deep fried dough cakes sprinkled with lots of powdered sugar are best [...]
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  • The Cabildo in New Orleans
    The Cabildo used to be the seat o the colonial government in Louisiana some centuries ago, but today it is quite an interesting museum, especially for those who have an interest in history. The original building was destroyed during teh [...]
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  • Tipitina's in New orleans
    Tipitina's was featured in The Big Easy, the 1987 film, and it is one o the liveslies night spot in the city. It is a venue where you can see some interesting (and famous) indie bands, but at least once a week there are jazz nights as [...]
    D: 3.1mi00
  • Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1
    This interesting city has some interesting cemeteries, and among the 40 graveyards scattered around New Orleans, Saint Louis no. 1 is one of the most interesting. Like in typical New Orleanean cemeteries, the graves are all built above [...]
    D: 0.6mi00
  • Molly's pub in New Orleans
    It's not that unusual to find an Irish pub in the French Quarter (and they have a tradition that goes way back to the times of the French colinists), but Molly's is one of the liveliest and most welcoming watering holes in the Vieux Carre. [...]
    D: 0.4mi00
  • Mr. B's Bistro
    One of the most important things to do as a visitor in New Orleans in taste the mouth-watering local specialties, one of which is the famous gumbo, a mix of rice, seafood and all sorts of other good stuff. Each chef has their own gumbo [...]
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  • St. Louis Cathedral
    St. Louis is the oldest functioning cathedral in the US, but it doesn't look much like it used to in the 18th century, when it was built. It is a tall, slender structure painted in white, quite interesting as far as churches go. It is [...]
    D: 0.5mi00
  • Historic Voodoo Museum in New Orleans
    Voodoo is an important part of New Orleans culture, and not only because it is still practiced by some, in the form of gris-gris and other spells, but because there have been some influential voodoo queens in the city (Marie Laveau)and [...]
    D: 0.6mi00
  • Mardi Gras World
    If you haven't had the chance to celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans, you can at least see the floats at the Mardi Gras World. Blaine Kern manufactures over two thirds of all the floats parading the city during Mardi Gras, and they also [...]
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  • New Orleans Silversmiths
    If you happen to be in need of some fancy jewelry in New Orleans, or if you just want to splurge on a souvenir, browse through the offer of New Orleans Silversmiths, a jeweler's shop which specializes in antique silverware, holloware, [...]
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  • Jackson Square in New Orleans
    The French Quarter in New Orleans is the heart of the city, and you can't get any closer to the heart of the Vieux CarrĂ© (as the Quarter is also called)is Jackson Square, a historic park with plenty to show off with. It is one of the [...]
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  • French Market in New Orleans
    If you want to have a taste of the genuine New Orleans, just visit the colourful French Market, which occupies a couple pf blocks of the French Quarter. This is the oldest public market in America, established in the 18th centuries, and [...]
    D: 2.2mi00
  • Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar
    Lafitte's Blacksmith claims to be one of the oldest bars in the United States, and even if that's not accurate, this pub is pretty old anyway - it was built in 1722. It might not seem like much, but the building survived two fires, and it [...]
    D: 0.6mi00

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New Orleans Travel guide

From 8 in the evening the party district is closed to all vehicles and it becomes a pedestrian only area. Music is on and the party begins till late in the morning. Hot entertainment and nightlife are the strong point of the city and the variety on offer is overwhelming: dancing, singing, stripping, everything and anything you can imagine connected to entertainment is here. This is because the city, actually its people welcome decadence with open arms. Mardi Gras is a celebration that best represents this. The parade shows this decadence. Even dogs have their place here and you can see all types of them dressed in different ways parading down [...]
 
 
Cheap flights to New Orleans

Recent New Orleans flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $93Spirit Airlines flight Spirit Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Houston, TX (IAH)New Orleans, LA (MSY)10/21/201406:03 pm
    New Orleans, LA (MSY)Houston, TX (IAH)11/05/201410:12 am
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  • $144Spirit Airlines flight Spirit Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)New Orleans, LA (MSY)05/13/201507:15 am
    New Orleans, LA (MSY)Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)05/20/201507:58 pm
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  • $222US Airways flight US Airways 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Atlanta, GA (ATL)New Orleans, LA (MSY)10/08/201403:30 pm
    New Orleans, LA (MSY)Atlanta, GA (ATL)10/14/201407:15 am
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