In this trip, we explore the lively and historic center of the French Quarter in New Orleans to discover the top things to see and eat. First we visit Bourbon Street, famous for its jazz music, followed by the Garden district where we try the Creole/Cajun cuisine.
Behind the scenes vlog:
► Bourbon Street - the liveliest street in the French Quarter, filled with music, pubs, nightclubs, and of course - food.
► Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis - The oldest cathedral in the United States, established in the 1700s.
► Steam Boat - Don't miss the jazz boat cruises along the Mississippi River
► Garden District - Filled with beautiful mansions from the 1800s and live oak trees.
► Street car - a vintage street car that will take you everywhere you need to go in the French Quarter.
► Voodoo Museum - A tiny museum that gives you an inside look into the New Orleans voodoo culture.
► Lafayette cemetery - One of the haunted places in New Orleans, features an above ground cemetery dating back to the 1800s.
► ► Commander's Palace - http://www.commanderspalace.com
Located in the Garden District, this is a local landmark restaurant and a must visit. It's hard to miss with its bright baby blue facade and is famous for its bread pudding souffle and turtle soup, among many others.
► ► Galatoire's - http://www.galatoires.com/
Located on Bourbon Street, this restaurant is famous for its steak, gumbo, and shrimp etouffee.
► ► Cafe Du Monde - A landmark in the French Quarter, famous for their beignets and chicory coffee.
Louisiana Plantation Tours - One of the most eye-opening and interesting trips is an hour away from the French Quarter, the plantations. This is an interesting look into the history of Louisiana leading up to the Civil War.
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