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New Orleans Guide

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Best of New Orleans

3 days in New Orleans
3 days in New Orleans

A 3-day schedule of the top attractions in New Orleans. From walking tours to streetcars and paddlewheelers, no car necessary to do it all!

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Family-friendly New Orleans

New Orleans for young kids
New Orleans for young kids

Not just for grown-ups, New Orleans has plenty for kids to enjoy too. See alligators in their natural habitat at the Audubon Zoo or ride the carousel at Carousel Gardens with your littlest tourist.

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New Orleans on a budget

New Orleans on a budget
New Orleans on a budget

Free or nearly free is no less fun in New Orleans. For less than a cup of café au lait, you can ride a streetcar through the scenic Garden District or window shop fabulous finds on Royal Street.

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Insiders' New Orleans

New Orleans off the beaten path
New Orleans off the beaten path

Beyond the French Quarter lie some of New Orlean's most fascinating sights. Go back in time to the Antebellum South on a plantation tour or visit the home of French Impressionist, Edgar Degas.

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New Orleans Craft Cocktail Bars
New Orleans Craft Cocktail Bars

New Orleans is one of the world's best drinking towns, and it's only getting better. At these craft cocktail bars, you'll find exquisite concoctions made with small-batch liquors, fresh herbs and house-made tinctures alongside classic cocktails like the New Orleans-born Sazerac.

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Getaways from New Orleans

Daytrips from New Orleans
Daytrips from New Orleans

Rural Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida are an easy drive from the Big Easy if you're itching for some new scenery. Go fishing, hit the beach or the casinos in less than a few hours.

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EveryTrail
Family Friendly French Quarter
Family Friendly French Quarter

New Orleans, rich in culture and history, is more than just a place to celebrate Mardi Gras. While Mardi Gras is a wonderful time to visit (and there are lots of family friendly activities during...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Classic New Orleans
Classic New Orleans

From Faubourg Treme to Uptown, T+L discovers the eclectic characters, strange beauty, and authentic local experiences that only the Big Easy can deliver.

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
New Orleans Culinary Tour
New Orleans Culinary Tour

Nothing, but nothing, has the power to spoil New Orleans’s appetite. The people of this city love to eat, and they eat it all—from simply fried oysters and perfectly dressed po’boys to cutting-edge...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Perfect Weekend

Weekend getaway to New Orleans (out_of_VA, 26 Nov 2007)
4.5 of 5 stars 16 Votes
In and Around New Orleans for Two (TxAggieGirl, 19 May 2009)
4.5 of 5 stars 6 Votes
Go NOLA (DCGovyGirl, 14 Oct 2008)
4.0 of 5 stars 4 Votes

Best Of

4.0 of 5 stars 11 Votes
Gay New Orleans (ColeWake, 26 Jul 2007)
4.0 of 5 stars 6 Votes
Haunted Cities (worldmusician, 15 Aug 2008)
4.0 of 5 stars 4 Votes

Recent Trip

4.5 of 5 stars 4 Votes
New Orleans - 25th Anniversary trip (moonltnite, 9 Jul 2006)
4.0 of 5 stars 29 Votes
New Orleans 30th Anniversary Trip (moonltnite, 9 Jun 2011)
4.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes