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    New Orleans

    The best sights to see, places to eat, and things to do in New Orleans.


    New Orleans

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    Make the most of your trip to New Orleans. These travel tips will help you make the most of your visit to the Big Easy.

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    Reasons why New Orleans should be on your travel list.

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    Hidden on a quiet residential corner, the bustling bistro Patois in New Orleans could have been transported directly from Provence.

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    Surrounded by historic buildings and plenty of the city's atmospheric street life, the heart of the French Quarter is the beautifully landscaped park of Jackson Square.

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    No visit to New Orleans is complete without a chicory-laced café au lait paired with the addictive, sugar-dusted beignets at the venerable institution, Cafe du Monde.

    Café du Monde

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    Adding a touch of class to its Bourbon Street environs, the elegant Royal Sonesta is a French Quarter favorite in New Orleans.

    Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

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    City Park in New Orleans is a 150-year-old, 1,300-acre expanse of moss-draped oaks and 11 miles of gentle lagoons is just 2 miles from the French Quarter, but feels like it could be another world.

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    One of the New Orleans' most iconic hotels, the Ritz-Carlton sits regally on Canal Street, occupying what was once the Maison Blanche department store.

    The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

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    The Aquarium of America's spectacular design allows you to feel part of the watery worlds by providing close-up encounters with the inhabitants. Put it on your list next time you visit New Orleans.

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    Built in 1833, Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 remains a testament to the New Orleans' history.

    Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

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    A favorite resource for New Orleans and regional music---new and old---Louisiana Music Factory has records, tapes, CDs, DVDs, sheet music, and books as well as listening stations, music-oriented T-shirts, original art, and a stage that hosts frequent live concerts.

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    French 75 is a must-visit for any who love to submerge themselves in old-time elegance. Adjoining Arnaud's, the classic New Orleans Creole restaurant, French 75 has the decor of a bygone era with leather-backed chairs and dark-wood bar complete with imposing columns.

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    French 75 New Orleans Review

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    Gracing the main entrance to City Park since 1911, the New Orleans Museum of Art is considered by many to be the centerpiece of the whole area.

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    Frenchmen street's three-block stretch closest to the French Quarter is where it's at, complete with cafés, bars, and music clubs. While the true magic happens come nightfall—when live music spills from the doorways of clubs and crowds gather for street performers—it is still a great daytime destination.

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    Lucullus is entirely focused on the art of food---preparing it, serving it, and eating it---and is filled with French tables, English china, cooking and serving utensils, linens, lighting, food-related art, snuff boxes, and more

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    Eclectic, feminine, and contemporary, Perch's collection of home furnishings is the sort you'd find in a high-end home decor magazine.

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    perch New Orleans Shopping Review

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    Chef Emeril Lagasse bought the century-old Delmonico restaurant in 1998 and converted it into a large, extravagant restaurant serving some of the most ambitious reinterpretations of classic Creole dishes in New Orleans.

    Emeril's Delmonico

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    Formerly the plantation of Etienne de Boré, the father of the granulated sugar industry in Louisiana, Audubon Park in New Orleans is a large, lush stretch of green between St. Charles Avenue and Magazine Street, continuing across Magazine Street to the river.

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    Chef Donald Link turns out food that sparkles with robust flavors and top-grade ingredients at the casually upscale restaurant, Herbsaint in New Orleans.

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    A collection of historic townhouses and "bachelor quarters" make up the Big Easy charmer, Hotel Maison de Ville, renovated and reopened in 2012 to offer a delightfully secluded vibe amid the hustle and bustle of the French Quarter.

    Hotel Maison de Ville

    Hotel Maison de Ville New Orleans Hotel Review

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