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New Orleans, Louisiana

Cafe Du Mond beignets

Mardi Gras parade

New Orleans, Louisiana

Another nickname is the “Birthplace of Jazz” because that kind of music started in New Orleans. It is also called Mardi Gras City for the wild celebrations and parades that take place there every year. And, there is the nickname “NOLA” that uses the short way to write New Orleans, Louisiana

Established

1718

Population

391,006

Please see a sample itinerary below. All itineraries are fully customizable.

Trip Inclusions

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Day 1

Morning – Depart for New Orleans.

Afternoon – After arriving you will go to Cafe Du Monde where you will meet your tour guide and enjoy a world-famous beignet! You will enjoy a Trolley Ride through the historic Garden District and take in the sites of the iconic mansions on your way to the Audubon Zoo.  Enjoy lunch and admission to one of the country’s top-ranked zoos.

Evening – Make your way to hotel for check in. Your guide will then walk you to the French Quarter for a brief tour. Afterwards meet your ghost guides for a haunting tour. Return to the hotel for a much needed rest.

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Day 2

Morning – Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before your full day of adventure begins. You’ll meet your escort and bus and depart for a tour of the Ninth Ward and surrounding areas affected by hurricane Katrina. Continue on for a brief walking tour of the Cities of the Dead cemeteries.

Afternoon  After lunchyou’ll depart for admission tothe National World War II Museum. Afterwards continue on to the magnificent Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

“The Sculpture Garden is the latest cultural destination for visitors to New Orleans and provides aunique opportunity for visitors who treasure the arts.”

Evening – Group enjoys a flavorful creole-styled dinner before making your way to River Walk Marketplace, which was once the site of the 1984 Louisiana World’s Fair.  Enjoy Dixieland sounds and energy come to life. Return to your hotel.

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Day 3

Morning – Breakfast is served at the hotel. Your first adventure of the day will be a unique and educational journey back to the early days of Louisiana bayou! Keep your eyes peeled for an alligator or two while enjoying the swamp tour. After you’ll return to the hotel to freshen up.

Afternoon – Make your way to Jackson Square and enjoy lunch on your own before heading over to the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), New Orleans’ oldest fine arts institution. The remainder of the afternoon you have free time to purchase a souvenir or treat yourself to an ice cream.

Evening – Dinner is served at a local restaurant. Continue on to Preservation Hall for a performance. 

“New Orleans’ Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to honor one of America’s truest art forms – Traditional New Orleans Jazz.”

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Day 4

Morning – Group will enjoy breakfast at the hotel then check out. Depart for an educational program at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. Discover the wonders of one-of-a-kind learning experience.

Afternoon – Your trip to New Orleans will end with a spectacular lunch cruise.

“Experience the dazzle of New Orleans as you enjoy a narrated lunch cruise.” Our cruise concludes and we depart for a safe journey home.

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