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Visiting New Orleans In Fall

Visiting New Orleans In Fall

Looking for a full roster of fun things to do for your next autumn getaway? Come to New Orleans, where something is happening every day. Here is a sampling of fall events in New Orleans. Art for Arts Sake: This free citywide “gallery hop” on Oct. 1 marks the opening of the city’s fabulous arts season. More than 50 upscale art galleries will be open in the Warehouse Arts District and on Magazine Street. Sip a glass of wine along the way and be inspired by the visual feast. New Orleans Film Festival: October lights up with this festival, which takes place from Oct. 6 through Oct. 13. Along with a full lineup of films, the festival will feature workshops and seminars for cinema aficionados. The Fresh Art Festival: This nationally recognized festival spices up the Arts District with a fine arts and crafts show, demonstrations, music and food....

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Experience the Parades, Parties and Live Music in New Orleans

Experience the Parades, Parties and Live Music in New Orleans

New Orleans, the largest city of Louisiana, located on a Mississippi River bend near the Gulf, the so-named Crescent City offers a mixture of American, African, Caribbean and European architecture, culture and cuisine. The heart and soul of the city is the French Quarter that has many shops, elegant art galleries, restaurants, bars, jazz club, so a terribly good nightlife. If you walk through Bourbon Street, the French Quarter’s liveliest and wildest thoroughfare, you’ll hear the rhythmic sounds of jazz, country western, Dixieland and sultry blues permeate the air. On the corner of Rue Bourbon and Rue Bienville, you’ll find the Old Absinthe House bar. The cooper-topped wooden bar captivates patrons as they sip their favorite beverages and the sights and sounds of the French Quarter trickle into this comfy bar. Jackson Square, located on the Mississippi River, on Decatur Street, is a must-see place. It is full of...

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New Orleans Has Something For Everyone

New Orleans Has Something For Everyone

Whether you have a family full of thrill-seekers, history buffs or art lovers, New Orleans has something for everyone. The following are just a few of the exciting activities that you and your family can enjoy on a trip to New Orleans. * At the world-class Audubon Zoo, you can go on an African “safari,” watch wild animals or hold a butterfly on the tip of your finger. * The Aquarium of the Americas is a stunning display of sea life. Here visitors can tour a rain forest, watch penguins play or visit an aquatic petting zoo. The newest exhibit, “Frogs,” has 30 different species of frogs from all corners of the world. * The Louisiana Children’s Museum is full of science, art and educational fun for children up to age 12. Kids will find hands-on exhibits that will expand their minds and bring laughter to their hearts. *...

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