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New Orleans: A City with Spirit and Soul

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I would not recommend visiting New Orleans in the heat of summer, but even in this undesirable season this was a memorable destination. New Orleans is far more than Mardi Gras and drinking in the streets. Be prepared to eat well--we were surprised by all the amazing food everywhere! Here are the top picks from our week of exploring memorable New Orleans a city that has an undying great spirit to live.
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Edgard, LA 70049, USA
We rented a car and drove out of New Orleans for a day to see some of the plantation Homes. Not being from the South, we wanted to take the opportunity to see a piece of our country's history even with the gloomy knowledge of slavery as part of...
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1418 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
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From the Cuban Sandwich to the Bananas Foster French Toast we hands-down loved our meals here. Surrey's had great food and a relaxed local feel. I would happily return to this cafe on my next visit to New Orleans.
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Gramercy, LA 70052, USA
On our day trip out from New Orleans we made the memorable stop of buying a sweet juicy watermelon from a local farmer and his dog at his moving road side stand. The watermelon was wonderful, as was the conversation, and the spontaneous road side...
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Old New Orleans Louisiana Rum is housed at this Celebration Distillery. They offer great factory tours showing the creation process, followed by a tasting of their wonderful rums.The Company was founded by Artist and holds true to the history of...
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514 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Little-known fact: New Orleans was the first place in North America to license pharmacists (starting in 1769, when the city was still under Spanish rule). After Louisiana became a territory, the U.S. governor extended the requirement, also...
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800 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
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Café Du Monde is always open; it’s the clientele that changes—from visiting families and local pensioners early in the morning, to couples in the evening, to Bourbon Street refugees looking for coffee and ballast in the...
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1433 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
There are three old streetcar lines that run in New Orleans. We enjoyed a ride down St. Charles, the oldest of the lines. The trains were beautifully worn originals and gave us a glance at the front of many beautiful old homes. There were also a...
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624 Pirate Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
The former home of William Faulkner (where he wrote Soldiers' Pay), this tiny bookstore is full of rare and first editions, plus New Orleans literature, and new bestsellers.