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New Orleans Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 681 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

New Orleans is a confluence of cultures. Originally settled by the French, then the Spanish, then reverting back to the French and their Haitian friends before finally being sold to the Americans, ...  Read more

Creole and Cajun Eating

By Viator, September 2014

Tours & Tickets

Headed to New Orleans? Get ready. From crawfish etouffee to jambalaya to filet gumbo, New Orleans has got the best and most distinctive food in the whole U.S. It doesn’t matter if you’re not ...  Read more

New Orleans Swamp Tours

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 687 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Revel in the history and culture of the Cajun people while pursuing contact with the distinctive wildlife found in the swamps and bayous of Southern Louisiana. The region is replete with so much ...  Read more

New Orleans Plantation Tours

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 472 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

To some, connotations of New Orleans lead to images of the antebellum plantation houses and big fan boats skidding along a marshy alligator-ridden bayou. Though New Orleans is a town that never ...  Read more

New Orleans Cemeteries, Ghosts & Voodoo

By Viator, June 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 387 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

After the Haitian Revolt in 1804, New Orleans received a massive influx of Hatian émigrés, and as a result, their culture and voodoo religion came along with them. That, the sordid history ...  Read more

New Orleans Jazz

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 615 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From Jelly Roll Morton to Luis Armstrong and even Luis Prima, New Orleans has had its fair share of Jazz greats. So many prominent Jazz artists have called New Orleans home that the Big Easy is now ...  Read more

New Orleans' Museums and Parks

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 25 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

New Orleans’ vibrancy is perhaps best encapsulated in its numerous museums and parks. With a culture that celebrates individuality and expression, the city has much to take in. More than 45 ...  Read more

Literary and Arts Scene in New Orleans

By Viator, May 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

New Orleans is something of an anomaly. While most visitors spend much of their time in the French Quarter and the Uptown Garden District, there are various pockets of interest all throughout the ...  Read more

New Orleans Mardi Gras

By Viator, February 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 16 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The New Orleans Carnival season is justly famous around the world, but there’s more to Mardi Gras than its rowdy reputation. Carnival has its roots in Christian traditions and the phenomena of ...  Read more

Romantic New Orleans

By Viator, December 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 8 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

New Orleans is for lovers. No really. A great nightlife, fantastic live music, dancing at every back alley and bbq joint, swirl that around with an Old World ambiance and you’ve got it made in the ...  Read more

Beignets at Café du Monde

By Viator, November 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Café du Monde, recognizable by its green-and-white striped awning on Decatur Street across the street from Jackson Square, is the city’s premier place to be “French.” At all times of the day, ...  Read more

New Orleans by Streetcar

By Viator, November 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 32 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of only two moving national monuments, the New Orleans Streetcars are something special. Hop aboard and take a ride through New Orleans oldest districts and explore this amazing city in ...  Read more

Halloween in New Orleans

By Viator, October 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There are few better times of the year to visit New Orleans than on Halloween. The temperature has dropped, fall is here, and the local spirits are high. New Orleanians love a good time, and from ...  Read more

Haunted in New Orleans

By Viator, October 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 12 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Cemeteries, Voodoo, slave-trading, and pirates make for a heady mix of history – and paranormal activity. A long and seedy past that includes many a horrific and macabre story, New Orleans is widely ...  Read more

Nightlife in New Orleans

By Viator, September 2013

Tours & Tickets

New Orleans, aka the Big Easy, is known far and wide for its easy good times. From Bourbon Street to Frenchmen, there are more music halls, pubs, taverns, clubs, and funky jazz rooms around every ...  Read more

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