New Orleans

Most Exciting Attractions in New Orleans

What’s so exciting about New Orleans’ attractions? Plenty. Tour the French Market, see the Superdome and sample -- ready for this? -- deep-fried crickets at the biggest museum showcasing insects.

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Degas House

What does French Impressionist master Edgar Degas have to do with New Orleans? Turns out, Degas’ mother and grandmother were both born in the Big Easy; Degas spent a year with members of his family in the city from 1872 to 1873. Tour the historic 2-story Degas home, now a bed and breakfast, on Esplanade Avenue, just 11 blocks from the French Quarter.

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