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New Orleans Tourism

Cafe Du Monde Expansion Rumor

Courtney Price | Posted 02.15.2015 | Travel
Courtney Price

No trip to New Orleans is complete without a visit to the original French Quarter Café Du Monde for beignets and coffee au lait. This quintessential New Orleans experience is well worth the wait if there is a line, well worth being covered in powdered sugar when you leave.

25 Awesome Ways To Enjoy New Orleans Like A Local

Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel

Known for delicious beignets, soulful tunes and lavish parades, New Orleans certainly lives up to its reputation. With bars open from morning till noo...

Bourbon Street Preaching Ban Lifted

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 07.26.2013 | Travel

NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans City Council on Thursday ended its ban on preaching after dark on Bourbon Street, but an attorney says that won't end a...

Lower 9th Ward Residents Take On Katrina Tours

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 12.04.2012 | Travel

NEW ORLEANS — Some New Orleans residents and city officials are pushing back against tour operators who bus out-of-towners into the city's Lower...

A Supposedly Fun Thing That Was Fun: Louisiana Tours (PHOTOS)

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The mercury is making a run for it, and it's tempting to spend your free time in New Orleans touring a hotel pool. But summertime options for entertai...

Six-Plus Years After Hurricane Katrina, Now Is a Great Time to Visit New Orleans

Martha Flumenbaum | Posted 03.31.2012 | Travel
Martha Flumenbaum

Take a free ferry ride on the Mississippi River. Stop and hear some live jazz musicians while snacking on some pralines or a King Cake. Hold a live alligator on a swamp tour.