Enjoy Cafe du Monde, a world famous cafe for it's cafe au late, beignets and people watching. Enjoy a po'boy for lunch and then stroll around the french market http://www.frenchmarket.org/farmers-market/eateries/. In the evening you can go out drinking and enjoy some music. Good dive bar Igor's Checkpoint Charlie's at the corner of Decatur and Esplanade.
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Hop-on Hop-off Bus 1 day pass $39 per person includes unlimited hop-on hop-off sightseeing for 24 hours and a self-guided tour of Lafayette Cemetery #1. Explore New Orleans at your own pace on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour. Enjoy commentary aboard the double-decker bus and hop off at any of the eighteen stops around the city including Jackson Square, French Market, and the Arts District. This is a fun, entertaining, informative, and flexible way to experience New Orleans.
Great overview and orientation of the city
Multiple departure times and locations available
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Hop on the City Sightseeing bus at any of the 18 stops around New Orleans. The buses feature climate-controlled lower decks and open-air top decks for optimal sightseeing. On board, enjoy live commentary from your professional tour guide.
The entire loop is 2 hours, and you can hop off the bus to continue exploring the city by foot. Visit sites such as Canal Street, Jackson Square, the World War II Museum, and the French Market. With your hop-on hop-off pass, you can also enjoy discounts at the Basin Street Station gift shop! Included with every hop-on hop-off ticket is a self-guided Cemetery tour.
See more of New Orleans with a guided walking tour of the famous French Quarter and a guided walking tour of the sophisticated, elegant Garden District in addition to the self-guided Cemetery tour. Both tours have four departures daily, no reservations required, making them a great, flexible addition to your New Orleans itinerary.
Buses depart every 30 minutes from each stop. A full list of stops can be found in the Itinerary section below. Itinerary:
STOP 1. Jackson Square (Jax Brewery – Decatur and St. Peter Street)
STOP 2. Historic French Market (N. Peters St. and Ursulines Ave.)
STOP 3. Esplanade (Barracks Street and N. Peters Street)
STOP 4. Treme (Rampart and Gov. Nicholls St.)
STOP 5. Basin St. Station (501 Basin St.)
STOP 6. Canal Street (500 Canal St)
STOP 7. Riverfront at Harrah's Casino (Convention Center Blvd & Poydras)
STOP 8. Central Business District (Poydras & Carondolet)
STOP 9. Louisiana Superdome - Hyatt Regency (601 Loyola Ave)
STOP 10. National WWII Museum (945 Magazine St)
STOP 11. Jackson Avenue and Magazine Street
STOP 12. Garden District (Magazine Street and Washington Ave)
STOP 13. Magazine Street and Louisiana Ave
STOP 14. St. Charles Ave (Louisiana Ave and St. Charles Ave.)
STOP 15. St. Charles Ave (2020 St. Charles Ave)
STOP 16. Mardi Gras World (1380 Port of New Orleans Place)
STOP 17. Arts District (Corner Julia Street and S. Peters Street)
STOP 18. Harrah's Casino on St. Peters St. (S. Peters Street and Poydras Street)
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas - $30.85 per person
Dive into the underwater world at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, located on the banks of the Mississippi River next to the French Quarter. Giggle at the antics of the aquarium’s two species of penguins as you watch them waddle around, or gobble up food during morning or afternoon feedings. Walk through a tunnel where the colorful fish of a Caribbean reef flit around you. Then see the Gulf of Mexico exhibit’s 400,000 gallon tank with sharks, rays and a tarpon, a fish that can measure up to eight feet (2.5m) long! Keep an eye out for sea turtles, many of them are being rehabilitated for release back into the wild as part of the aquarium’s conservation programs.
Your aquarium experience includes one nature documentary movie at Entergy Giant Screen Theater, the largest screen in the Gulf South. Enjoy the wonders of nature through a variety of 3D giant screen features, including a 4k digital projection system and state of the art Dolby Atmos multidimensional sound. Valid on same day as aquarium visit.
Bourbon Street Pub Crawl Experience the best of the famous French Quarter in New Orleans with this guided, 3-hour pub crawl. Visit five of the French Quarter's legendary party venues, featuring mechanical bull rides, live bands, disc jockeys, and dancing. Receive drink specials, party gear, and admission fees to all the popular locations. All the entry fees are included. ***Every Thursday night 7:45pm*** $19.98
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