|New Orleans ||Miami |
|Miami natives Robin and Laird head to New Orleans for a weeklong stay in a penthouse near the One Bal Harbour area of town. |
|New Orleans natives Grant and Stacey head to Miami for a weeklong stay in a penthouse near Florida’s South Beach. |
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|Where to Eat ||Where to Eat |
- Robin and Laird enjoy down-home Cajun soul food at The Praline Connection.
- The other couple’s family treats them to a crawfish boil at Southern Oaks Plantation.
- A horse-drawn carriage takes them to dinner at Commander’s Palace, one of the most famous restaurants in New Orleans.
- Grant and Stacey have an unexpectedly fancy dinner at Mr. Collins restaurant, including grits with lobster tail.
- Le Tub, a restaurant set on the water that won “America’s best burger” in 2005, is their lunch destination.
- They stop at a “hole-in-the-wall” restaurant called Ayestaran for their signature Cuban sandwiches.
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|What to Do ||What to Do |
- They try their hand at crawfish hunting.
- They feed gators at Kliebert's Turtle & Alligator Farm, one of the only family-run gator farms in the country.
- They stop by El Titan de Bronze, a Cuban cigar factory in Little Havana to roll their own cigars.
- They paddleboard on the calm waters of Hollywood Beach.
- They finish their night with salsa dancing at Hoy Como Ayer.
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|What to See ||What to See |
- Robin and Laird hit Frenchman Street, home to some of the finest jazz clubs and restaurants in the city.
- They finish their night off with drinks in the French Quarter.
- Parasailing takes them high above Miami’s picturesque landscape.
- Miami Seaquarium gives them the chance to feed an endangered, 3000-pound, 58-year-old manatee.
- Grant and Stacey pick up some salsa outfits at Pepe y Berta.