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Waters of the Mississippi Delta

Bayou, Swamp, Wetland - What's the Difference? Did you know the name bayou is actually native to Louisiana? The word is believed to have originated from bayuk, a term meaning small stream in a local Native American tongue. Bayou has come to mean the braided...

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The Cornstalk Fence

The well known Cornstalk Hotel is a landmark and tourist attraction on the picturesque Royal Street. But did you know this French Quarter hotel's namesake architectural feature, the ornate cornstalk fence, has an uptown predecessor? The original cornstalk fence...

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The French Market

Founded in 1791, the French Market is the oldest open air market in the US! Located on the East bank of the Mississippi River in the historic French Quarter, the market is now one of the main tourist attractions in the city. When it was first established, it...

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New Orleans Jazz

New Orleans has been called many things, but quiet is never one of them. You don't have to go to Jazz Fest to hear the sounds that make this city so special and unlike any other. Wether you are walking down the historic streets of the French Quarter, drinking a cafe...

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Easter Weekend in New Orleans

During this busy festival season in the Crescent City, it can be hard to keep up with all of the fun activities going on! Here are the main events, parades, and celebrations for this Easter Weekend: Saturday, April 4th: 8:00AM Crescent City Classic Race 11:00AM Freret...

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