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Explore the city by foot and be sure to not forget the beautiful Jackson Square, located on Pere Antoine Alley.
Visit the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, which can be found on Canal Street, with friends or family.
If you don’t get scared easily, check out the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum, situated on Dumaine Street, where you will find out everything about the voodoo history.
Admire the amazingly beautiful art works displayed at the Ogden Museum-Southern Art Inc., situated on Camp Street.
Spend a fun day out with the family at Mardi Gras World, on Port of New Orleans Place, featuring attractions and entertaining activities for all family members, especially for the little ones.
One of the most popular and favorite annual sporting events in New Orleans is considered to be the Ole Man River Half Marathon & 5K, which usually happens in December.
Every year, hundreds of enthusiastic runners are drawn to New Orleans by this fun and entertaining event, which offers a scenic course along the city streets and green parks of New Orleans, both of the runs starting at Ted Gormley Stadium, near the City Park’s southern corner.
The last few miles of the course brings the participants back around the northern edge of the park, finishing at the stadium. If you plan to visit New Orleans in December, don’t miss this fabulous event!
New Orleans has dozens fun and entertaining celebrations scheduled throughout the year, and some of the most popular and favorite ones are listed below, Check it out!
January: Mardi Gras Season, The Battle of New Orleans Commemoration.
February: Zulu Festival, Black Heritage Festival.
March: Tennessee Williams Festival, Children’s World’s Fair, The Strawberry Jan ‘n Toast to the Arts Festival.
April: Jazz Fest, Annual Spring Fiesta, MO Fest, French Quarter Festival.
May: Volks Fest, New Orleans Wine and Food Experience, Greek Festival.
June: Back to the Beach Festival, International Beer Tasting Event, Ocean Fest.
July: Go 4th on the River, Swamp Pop Music Festival, Great Gospel Gathering, Steinhauer Arts and Crafts Shoe.
August: Satchmo Summerfest.
September: Southern Decadence.
October: Haunted House, Swamp fest, New Orleans Film Festival, Voodoo Music Experience.
November: Celebration in the Oaks, The Big Easy Comedy Fest.
December: Christmas New Orleans Style, Christmas Concert in St. Louis Cathedral.
Leave plenty of room in your trunk, while visiting New Orleans, because the city’s shopping scene is as appealing and as rich as the city itself! There are plentiful shops, stores and malls, available in the city, which offer something for every taste and budget.
Antiques, clothing, books, music, gifts…whatever you’re looking for you will certainly find it in one of New Orleans’ great shopping spots, and if you’re staying in one of the city’s downtown hotels, you won’t have to look far, because the majority of shopping spots are conveniently located within walking distance from most of New Orleans’ downtown hotels.
Check out the top 10 list below that contains some of the most popular and favorite shopping spots in New Orleans, to get a more clear idea about what the city has to offer!
Riverwalk Marketplace: 1 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA.
Jackson Brewery: 600 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA.
Feet First Shoes, Handbags & Accessories: 4119 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA.
539 Gallery: 539 Bienville St., New Orleans, LA.
Accessorize it!: 600 Decatur St., 2nd Floor, New Orleans, LA.
Ann Koerner Antiques: 4021 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA.
Banana Republic Women: 333 Canal St., Levels 1 & 2, New Orleans, LA.
Bush Antiques: 2109 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.
Destination New Orleans: 1 Poydras St., Level A, New Orleans, LA.
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