New Orleans is such an amazing city, and a place that is very close to our hearts.  We hope your experience in New Orleans is memorable so we have included some of our favorite spots below.  We can't wait to hear about and see pictures of your adventures during your stay! 


PLACES

World War II Museum:  Give yourself a few hours, but totally worth it!

City Park:  Small amusement park, great for kids (and big kids!)

Jazz in the Marigny District:  Specifically d.b.a @ 618 Frenchmen St.

Contemporary Arts Center:  Beautiful museum @ 900 Camp, near WWII Museum

Swamp Tour:  A 45 minute drive, but you can navigate the Bayou on a fan boat

Creole Queen: Ride in a Paddlewheeler down the Mighty Mississippi

Jackson Square:  Get a tarot card reading

Stroll the galleries and antique stores along Royal in the Quarter (esp. Mann Gallery & Keil's Antiques)


BOOZE & FOOD

BOOZE

Old Absinthe Bar:  The Bloody Mary you need is here at this Bourbon St. dive

Carousel Bar @ the Hotel Monteleone :  The bar goes around in a big circle!  Neat! 

Sazerac Bar @ the Roosevelt:  Fancy bar where the drink was invented

Hermes Bar @ Antoine's:  Been there for 896 years (give or take a few years)

Pat O'Brien's:  Might as well do some touristy things right!  Have a Hurricane in the courtyard

Barrel Proof:  Whiskey & Beer

Bar Tonique:  Crafty cocktails on Ramparts

Cane & Table: A little hidden hipster joint on Decatur St.

 

FOOD

Sylvain (Chartres, in the Quarter)

Peche (Magazine, in the Warehouse District)

Oysters:  Acme or Bourbon House, both in the Quarter

Cafe Amelie (Royal, in the Quarter)

Killer Po Boys: You probably need one of these late at night (in the Erin Rose Bar in the Quarter)

Galatoire's or Antoine's (in the Quarter):  Traditional New Orleans establishments.  Jacket required.

Sushi:  Tsunami

St. Roch Market (in the Marigny):  Food hall with many food options