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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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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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American Italian Museum and Library

in Historic, Educational, Cultural

The American Italian Cultural Center and the museum inside it offer a rich and enjoyable overview of the Italian contribution to a city more associated with the French, the Caribbean and Africa. Who knew that at the origin of jazz hornmen like Nick LaRocca were holding their own with the likes of King Oliver and Louis Armstrong. The Italfian flair for jazz, by the way, lives on with the likes of Pete Fountain.

537 South Peters St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Ascension Parish Tourism Commission

in Educational, Cultural, Community

Just over an hour's intriguing drive from the city, Ascension Parish offers one of the best areas to take in the full Louisiana life. Enjoy river road plantations, swamp tours, hunting and fishing, and even golfing on the Mississippi. The folks are friendly and the food is fantastic. Don't miss the River Road African-American Museum and where the pirate Jean Lafitte had his own outlet mall stocked with stolen goods.

6967 Highway 22
Sorrento, Louisiana 70778
United States

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French Quarter Business Association

in Historic, Exhibit, Educational, Cultural

The French Quarter, which the French called the vieux carre [old square], is the original settled area of the city. The architecture, history, unique shops, famous restaurants and hot clubs make the America's most interesting and exciting neighborhood. Indeed, one of the best ways to experience the city is taking an unscripted walk around the old square. Surprise and delight await around every corner.

828 Royal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70116
United States

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Save Our Cemeteries

in Historic, Educational, Tour

No visit to New Orleans is complete without a visit to the city's oldest outdoor museums, its historic cemeteries. These burial sites are noted for their unique, aboveground tombs that serve as monuments to the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Save Our Cemeteries offers authentic, accurate guided tours through two of New Orleans' oldest and most historically significant cemeteries.

501 Basin St. Suite 3C
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
United States

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Hermann Grima House

in Museum, Museum, Historic, Heritage

820 Saint Louis Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
United States

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Pirates Tour By Gray Line

in Historic, Educational, Cultural

JAX Brewery, Toulouse and Decatur St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70
United States

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