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New Orleans
closeThanks to its French roots and blend of different cultures, New Orleans has a distinct character which sets it apart from the rest of the country. This is manifested in its unique architecture, food and music.
Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the city's historic French Quarter is as lively as ever before, especially during Mardi Gras, the famous carnival celebrations that are held here each year.
Random New Orleans Highlights
Bourbon Street, New Orleans
One of the most famous streets in the US, with a reputation as an entertainment area with lively bars and clubs. It is especially crowded at night when many tourists flock to Bourbon Street.
Old Ursuline Convent, New Orleans
The Old Ursuline Convent, the oldest building in New Orleans, was built in the mid 18th century for the Ursulines, a religious order. The complex, with a walled-in garden, is open to visitors.
St. Louis Cemetery no. 1, New Orleans
There are many interesting cemeteries in New Orleans, and St. Louis Cemetery #1 is certainly one of the most intriguing. Many of New Orleans's famous citizens have their final resting place here.
St. Charles Streetcar, New Orleans
The St. Charles Streetcar, which started operating in 1835, is the only authentic streetcar in New Orleans. It's a great way to visit some of the city's attractions including the Garden District and the Audubon Zoo.

Random New Orleans Tours & Activities
Small-Group Louisiana Plantations Tour from New Orleans, New Orleans
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New Orleans Haunted History Tour, New Orleans
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