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Steamboat Natchez

in Tour, Historic

Cruises, excursions, reunions, birthday parties, romance and or just for fun and education--all are reasons to roll on the river with New Orleans' only paddle wheeler, the steamboat NATCHEZ. On some trips the new Executive Chef will be happy to serve up fine food as the captain orients travelers to the sights along the Mississippi River near New Orleans. Be sure to enjoy the SUNDAY JAZZ BUNCH.

400 Toulouse St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Haunted History Ghost Tour

in Tour, Historic, Educational

Ghost, vampire, cemetery and voodoo tours depart daily and nightly to usher tour-goers into the dark underworld of old New Orleans. Walking tours are hosted by informative and theatrical guides who thrill and delight visitors interested in the macabre and the historical. Explore the legend of Marie Laveau or marvel at the centuries-old mausoleums that make New Orleans the most haunted city in America.

723 St. Peter St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Destrehan Plantation

in Historic, Educational, Cultural

The oldest plantation home in the lower Mississippi Valley, established in 1787, Destrehan Plantation is now on the National Register of Historic Places. Less than 30 minutes from New Orleans, the excellent guides and grounds provide perhaps the best overview of historic plantation life in Louisiana. Destrehan also features demonstrations, historic programs and a first-rate gift shop.

13034 River Rd.
Destrehan, Louisiana 70074
United States

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National WWII Museum

in Historic

In only 13 years this international destination honoring and educating about World War Two has become ranked among the best history museums in the world. It recently added the Solomon Victory Theater with its Tom Hanks narrated, 4-D 'Beyond All; Boundaries' film and the Boeing Freedom Pavilion to its impressive offerings. Programming includes everything from seminars to WWII era dance bands.

945 Magazine St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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City Segway Tours of New Orleans

in Cultural, Tour

214 Decatur St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Free Wheelin' Bike Tours

in Tour, Recreational Sport

Can there be a better way to see the city? Free Wheelin's expert guides will take you riding a comfortable cruiser from the Quarter to the Mississippi River, then along the oak-lined Avenue of the Creoles (Esplanade), across Bayou St. John, site of an annual June voodoo ceremony, then through Storyville to Congo Square, where jazz was born and Armstrong Park. Two to three hours you will not forget.

325 Burgundy Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
United States

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Cigar Factory

in Specialty, Educational

Featuring three lines of cigars with Honduran and Nicaraguan tobaccos in unique wrappers, the Cigar Factory is the spot in New Orleans to get the best, fresh, hand-rolled stogies of all sorts. The Tres Hermanos delivers a full-bodies smoke; the Plantation Reserve is smooth yet full of flavor. But find out for yourself in these two locations with plenty of places to sit and enjoy. And don't miss their interesting museum.

415 Decatur St
206 Bourbon St
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Audubon Insectarium

in Exhibit, Educational, Discovery Center

The newest jewel from the city's Audubon Institute, the Insectarium won the hearts and minds of children and families everywhere as they experienced the astounding world of insects. Emphasis is hands-on learning through fun, but serious entomologists will also leave satisfied. One block from the riverfront and aquarium, the Insectarium is a perfect part of an unforgettable family day.

100 Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Cajun Pride Tours

in Tour

This full-service leader in the industry offers the best of swamp, history and plantation tours. Safely get close, but not personal, with the amazing gators, critters and bird life of our bayous, swamps and marshes. You will enjoy the wonders of the amazing swamps and marshes. Cajun Pride also will cater an authentic meal for you to enjoy on their picnic tables swampside. Transportation available.

110 Frenier Road
LaPlace, Louisiana 70069
United States

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Historic New Orleans Collection

in Exhibit, Cultural, Historic

Whether at their headquarters on Royal Street or their old New Orleans building on Chartres Street at their research center, the Historic Collection speaker, exhibit, program or Friday evening Concert in the Courtyard will be first rate. The focus tends to be on the city's connections to Europe, Africa and the Caribbean, but they also offers fine material about our local history, jazz culture and the like.

535 Royal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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