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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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Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

If it’s creepy and crawly, you’ll find it here -- at the largest freestanding museum in the US devoted to the world’s 900,000-plus species of bugs and their relatives.

6500 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118

 
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Frenchmen Street

Just down river from the French Quarter, this stretch of town showcases some of the best New Orleans musicians.

Frenchmen Street, New Orleans

 
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The Garden District

Tour some of the best-preserved Southern mansions in the US in this lushly historic district, bordered by St. Charles to the north, First Street to the east, Magazine Street to the south and Toledano Street to the west.

New Orleans

 
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Jackson Square

In the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter stands one of America’s most atmospheric public greens. Arts, musicians and street performers fill the square; also check out historic St. Louis Cathedral.

French Quarter, New Orleans

 
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Mardi Gras/Carnival

Come February, head to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. Parades and street celebrations bring new energy to the city’s French Quarter, and that’s putting it mildly.

New Orleans, LA (French Quarter)

 
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Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Colloquially known as the Superdome, this massive 269,000-square-foot sports and exhibition arena is home to the New Orleans Saints.

1500 Sugar Bowl Dr, New Orleans, LA 70112

 
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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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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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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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