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See New Orleans as a NATIVE

5 Jun 2006  Return trip home!
1.5 of 5 stars based on 4 votes

Best places to spend time while visiting New Orleans

  • 1. Prince Conti Hotel
    Prince Conti Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Great small hotel with friendly staff-GREAT LOCATION!

  • 2. Louisiana State Museum (The 1850 House)
    1850 House, New Orleans, Louisiana

    This is a very inexpensive tour which allows you to see the inside of the Pontalba apartments. They have a great history and a sordid story. Located on St. Ann side of jackson Square.

  • 3. The Wax Museum on Conti

    If this attraction is open it is worth going to because it gives you the history of New Orleans in an entertaining fashion. It also keeps you out of the heat.

  • 4. Walking Tour of French Quarter

    This will give you an idea of the diverse history of the city. Iron grill work, pirates, voodoo etc.

  • 5. Nottoway Plantation
    Nottoway Plantation, White Castle, Louisiana

    Beautiful home! It's worth the trip-45 min outside of the New Orleans

  • 6. Magazine Street

    This is a very unique area of town. Great to spend an afternoon shopping and stopping at a cafe or bar.

  • 7. Drago's Seafood Restaurant
    Drago's Seafood Restaurant, Metairie, Louisiana

    Local favorite known for its chargrilled oysters-stop on the way into the city from airport! Great Bloody Mary!

  • 8. Court Of Two Sisters Restaurant
    Court of Two Sisters, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Brunch-have the eggs benedict-YUMMO!

  • 9. Napoleon House
    Napoleon House, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Get out of the heat and have a PIM's Cup at Napoleon House. It's a refreshing citrus flavored drink.

  • 10. Port of Call
    Port of Call, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Great atmosphere and no better place for a burger and loaded baked potato.

  • 11. Central Grocery Company
    Central Grocery Company, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Have a muffelata for lunch. Have it heated and eat at the counter. You can pick up some great Italian cookies and spices while you are there.

  • 12. Pirates Alley Cafe
    Pirates Alley Cafe, New Orleans, Louisiana

    There is a bar on the St. Peter side of the Cathedral that sells the Green Fairy drink for those that like Absinthe

  • 13. Smitty's in Kenner

    Great crawfish when in season!

  • 14. Acme Oyster and Seafood Restaurant
    Acme Oyster House, New Orleans, Louisiana

    There are two locations -one in the French Quarter and the other in Metairie on Veteran's Hwy. GREAT SEAFOOD!

  • 15. Zea Rotisserie & Brewery
    Zea Rotisserie & Grill, Metairie, Louisiana

    This place has GREAT CORN GRITS among other great food! I love the Thai ribs.
    There are 3 locations - one in Harahan, Metairie & Esplanade Mall in Kenner.
    Only Metairie location has beer brewery.

  • 16. Commander's Palace
    Commander's Palace, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Planned to re-open in late June. I can't wait! PERFECT place for special occassion. The restaurant is know for its food as well as their service. COATS REQUIRED for men.