Sunday, March 22, 2009

A Taste of New Orleans

This vacation shows you some of the things we plan for your vacation. This months theme is A Taste of New Orleans.

New Orleans has so many things to do and see that you can not cover everything in one weekend but this sample itinerary will give you a great taste of the Crescent City!

Night 1
Go to dinner at The Acme Oyster House. Great fast service and huhpuppies!

Take a walk in the French Quarter stopping in at the Cats Meow to get all your girls up there to sing Karaoke and the nations leading karaoke bar.

Day 2
Breakfast at Brenan's the only place to have breakfast in New Orleans and to have the heavenly Bananas Foster which is their creation.

Walk of that breakfast by walking down Royal Street and going into the different art galleries and shops. Make sure to walk down to 934 Royal to Fifi Mahony's Wig Shop. Fifi Mahony's has wigs and makeup at great prices and great employees that will help you feel like a beauty queen. Make sure to go to the back of the stores some of them have beautiful courtyards which are a must see.

Make your way down to Canal Street and hop on the St. Charles Streetcar to the Garden District. Take the Streetcar all the way to the end passing by the beautiful mansions, Loyal & Tulane Universities, and The Audubon Park where the zoo is located.

Get back on the street car to Napoleon Blvd and get off to go to Pascal's Manale known for BBQ shrimp and their bread pudding.

Once back in the French quarter get ready to listen to some music at Preservation Hall open 8pm-11pm daily to hear some real Nawlins' Jazz.

Walk down to Café Du Monde and have a Café Ole and Beignets before you retire for the day.

Day 3
Go to a mass at St. Louis Cathedral.

Enjoy a wonderful Jazz Brunch at Mr. B's before you head home. You won't be sorry you did.

If you have time take a carriage ride through the French Quarter and hear some of the great history of the Big Easy!

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