As you watch your New Orleans moving company pull away, it’s time to start planning how you’ll get to know your new city of New Orleans. What better way, than to take your spring break to learn more about its history, charm and enchantments. Here’s our top 5 list of things you HAVE to see.
The Cemeteries: I know, I know…taking a guided cemetery tour doesn’t exactly seem like a fun thing to do on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. But, here in New Orleans, you’ll be intrigued to know that these elaborate “cities of the dead” draw thousands of tourists each year because of their elaborate stone crypts. From ghost stories to voodoo, a guided tour will tell you everything you need to know about these mysterious attractions.
The French Quarter: What would a trip to New Orleans be without a visit to the highly popular French Quarter? Known for its cuisine and music – this 100-block area is one of the best-preserved examples of 19th century architecture that you’ll find in the U.S.
The Historic Homes: With over 20 historic districts on the National Registry, New Orleans boasts more historic areas than any other city in the U.S. Drive by or take a guided tour of these beautiful homes and be amazed by their stunning architecture.
The Streetcars: Take a ride on some of the oldest operating streetcars in the world. There are three lines: St. Charles, Canal Street and the Riverfront. For a small fee of $1.25/way, you can see New Orleans in style.