Mardi Gras in Baton Rouge: What to Expect

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Baton Rouge’s Mardi Gras celebration may not get as much publicity as its counterpart in New Orleans, but these under-the-radar festivities are the perfect place for couples, families, or even solo visitors to have a good time. If you find yourself in Baton Rouge during Carnival season, take advantage of the extravagant parades and the […]

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Five Fun Fall Events in the Big Easy

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Fall is one of the most exciting times for those who live in New Orleans, with festivals, celebrations, and other fun events. Residents and visitors alike will love these five can’t-miss autumn activities in the Big Easy. Oktoberfest It’s brews, bands, and bratwurst at the city’s largest German event of the year, set to kick […]

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Don’t Miss Some of the Best Festivals in New Orleans

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Whether being dazzled by the food, catching live jazz on every street corner, or strolling the French Quarter at night, it’s pretty clear that New Orleans knows how to party. And these enticements don’t even include the dozens of annual festivals that echo the city’s culture, music, food, and historic architecture. The following are some […]

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Celebrate the Holidays With These New Orleans Events

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The rich history, deep culture, and vibrant lifestyle of New Orleans really shine during the holidays. Celebrate the season in traditional New Orleans style with these favorite holiday activities. Bonfires on the Levee An authentic Cajun Christmas isn’t complete without a roaring, crackling bonfire. New Orleans warms things up with a riverside celebration at Algiers […]

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Happy Halloween: NOLA’s Best Haunted Sites

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New Orleans is a city known for its deep history, its spiritual traditions, and its long-standing love affair with mysticism and magic. When Halloween rolls around, historic New Orleans’ past comes out to play. Haunted sites abound in the French Quarter and elsewhere, waiting to be explored and experienced. Locals and tourists alike can catch […]

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Catch the Parade, Then Take a Walk Back in Time

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Not many American cities can hold a candle to historic New Orleans house design. Ripe with Queen Anne style residences designed by the iconic architect Thomas Sully, the St. Charles Avenue district is one of the best examples of historic preservation of both architecture and culture. A main thoroughfare of the famous Mardi Gras parade […]

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