New Orleans

New Orleans“Laissez les bons temps rouler!”…and the good times do roll each and every day in New Orleans. Visit The Big Easy and discover some of the finest cuisine, richest culture and a thriving art scene that’s as diverse as the people who make up this very special city.

Taxfree LouisianaDid someone say, “Shopping?” International visitors who visit NOLA can take advantage of tax free shopping in nearly 900 tax free stores. With savings like that the beignets may just taste a bit sweeter, the jazz will sound a little smoother and…well you get the picture. Enjoy!

French Market

New Orleans, world-renown for their music and dining, is the perfect place to relax and experience southern hospitality. Enjoy memorable outdoor/indoor dining at The Court of Two Sisters’ World Famous Jazz Brunch Buffet. Named for two Creole sisters, this restaurant has played a significant role in the history of the French Quarter and old New Orleans and is known for its bountiful brunch of classic Creole dishes accompanied by a strolling Jazz Trio. http://www.courtoftwosisters.com/

New Orleans’ Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to honor one of America’s truest art forms – Traditional New Orleans Jazz. Operating as a music venue, a touring band, and a non-profit organization, Preservation Hall continues its mission today as a cornerstone of New Orleans music and culture.

Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours

Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour, located 25 minutes from New Orleans. Trained navigators will escort you on an unforgettable swampland journey into the murky waters, as you capture rare photos of exotic wildlife and plants. Also explore over 120 stores and boutiques at Lakeside Shopping Center, one of Louisiana’s most exciting retail malls.

Creole Queen

Enjoy an extraordinary experience with this River Cruise & Haunted Tour Package. You’ll see New Orleans the way its earliest inhabitants did, from the water, on the Creole Queen Paddlewheeler Historical River Cruise. Then mingle with the ghosts of the French Quarter along with native New Orleanian guides from Haunted History Tours, so you are getting the haunted history and the ghost stories that were handed down through the generations.

Travel back in time down Louisiana's Great River Road for your rendezvous with two great southern plantations: Houmas House Plantation & Gardens and Nottoway Plantation. Located on the Mississippi River between the historic cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge, discover what it was like to live on a 19th-century plantation in the River Region.

Tasty Sample of New Orleans

Discover New Orleans' rich culinary treasures and history. You'll attend a cooking class at the famed New Orleans School of Cooking; stroll, learn and eat your way through the Crescent City with your expert tour guide from Destination Kitchen Food Tours New Orleans; and finally, relax "Big Easy" style while enjoying a stroll through the French Quarter followed by dinner at K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen or Muriel’s Jackson Square, followed by a tasty “to-go” dessert from Southern Candy Makers.

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