Natchez Riverboat Dinner Jazz Cruise

Natchez Riverboat Dinner Jazz Cruise Toulouse Street Wharf – Behind Jax Brewery New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 569-1401 www.steamboatnatchez.com cruises@neworleanssteamboat.com     Let it be known that many native New Orleanians are aware of the beauty that lives within this wonderful, beautiful, photogenic city. Taking into account the long-running advertisement, “Be a tourist in your… Continue reading Natchez Riverboat Dinner Jazz Cruise

New Orleans During The Civil War

New Orleans during The Civil War was captured by the Union Army in 1862.  Whether you are a history buff or a sightseeing tourist, this fact will have great importance as you tour the state of Louisiana and make your way to New Orleans.  You will find memorials, museums and other reminders of the role Louisiana… Continue reading New Orleans During The Civil War

Must See Attractions in New Orleans

Many tourists come to Louisiana and don’t get to visit the must see attractions in New Orleans. Some of the attractions are fairly obvious ones that most people know about while others are more off the beaten track. There are so many things to do in New Orleans. Take the New Orleans School of Cooking,… Continue reading Must See Attractions in New Orleans

Jackson Square

The History of New Orleans

Jackson Square is the place to be if you want to see a bit of history. This historic park (a National Historic Landmark) is also known as Place D’Armes. It is located in the French Quarter, hence the French title. Jackson Square Was Once Named Place D’Armes So if this beautiful park was once named Place… Continue reading Jackson Square

More Historic New Orleans Buildings

St. Louis Cathedral at Jackson Square

  Historic New Orleans Buildings When visiting this great city there are many historic New Orleans buildings you must see. Of course, there is the St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square. It is the oldest continuously active Roman Catholic Cathedral in the United States. It is also the grave site for several bishops and archbishops… Continue reading More Historic New Orleans Buildings

The History of New Orleans

The History of New Orleans

The history of New Orleans is a fascinating topic for local residents, history buffs and tourists alike. It is the largest city in Louisiana, located at the mouth of the Mississippi River, with close to half a million people living there. Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana) Newspaper Archive Jean Baptiste LeMoyne founded New Orleans in 1718.… Continue reading The History of New Orleans

Cafe du Monde New Orleans

Cafe du Monde New Orleans

Cafe du Monde New Orleans is located on Decatur Street, in the French Quarter across the street from Jackson Square. This exquisite cafe is not to be missed. Order up a cup of coffee. It has a slight flavor of chicory, which makes it such a special treat. Don’t forgo an order of French-style beignets… Continue reading Cafe du Monde New Orleans