New Orleans

The Big Easy

The good times roll year-round in New Orleans, a city filled with charm and soul. Your New Orleans vacation will likely start with tours of top New Orleans attractions like the Garden District and French ...

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New Orleans Museum of Art

Explore pre-Columbian art, French and American works, photography, glass and more at New Orleans’ oldest fine arts institution.

1 Collin Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA 70124

 
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New Orleans Streetcars

Riding New Orleans’ streetcars is a must while in town. The city’s streetcars (66 in all, covering 13 miles of track) run along 4 lines: St. Charles, Canal Street, Riverfront and the Loyola Avenue line, set to launch in late January 2013.

2817 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119

 
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Nola Pedicabs

Tour the Big Easy by “bike taxi.” Pedicabs can be found in the French Quarter and near major attractions like the Audubon Zoo. Or call Nola Pedicabs, one of the larger operators in town, for prearranged pickup.

1025 Bienville St, Suite 9, New Orleans LA 70112

 
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Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Founded nearly 40 years ago, this museum contains America’s most extensive collection of Southern Art. Galleries showcase the works of artists from 15 Southern states and Washington, DC.

New Orleans, LA (French Quarter)

 
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Olivier House

For a distinctively New Orleans experience, check into this historic inn. Built in 1838, the property is ideally situated in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter.

828 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70112

 
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Pearl River Eco Tours

This eco-tour company leads boat rides along southern Louisiana’s Honey Island Swamp. The 250-mile swampland encompasses bayous and sloughs, with sightings of egrets, herons and (if you’re lucky) alligators along the way.

55050 Hwy 90, Slidell, LA 70461

 
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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

For a fascinating look into New Orleans' past, this cemetery is a must-stop. Founded in 1789, the cemetery is the oldest in the city; among those believed to be interred here is the Voodoo priestess Marie Laveau.

425 Basin St, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112

 
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United Cab

Though many cab companies operate in New Orleans, the most reliable is United Cab, a city mainstay since 1938. You’ll need to call ahead for a taxi service: Expect to wait about 15 minutes. Most major credit cards accepted.

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