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I am building ExploreNewOrleans.info to help you explore New Orleans, the Historic French Quarter, and their surrounding areas so that you may enjoy everything our fascinating city has to offer its visitors. I hope to continue to fill the pages of ExploreNewOrleans.info with rich valuable information on New Orleans attractions, New Orleans restaurants, French Quarter hotels, French Quarter Festivals, plantations, tours, shopping and more. So that you may enjoy the perfect New Orleans vacation.
There is something for everyone in New Orleans!
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Olivier's Creole Restaurant New Orleans

My Recommendation

  • Olivier's Creole Restaurant
  • Located in the French Quarter
  • Authentic Creole restaurant
  • Family owned for 5 generations
  • Quiet relaxing atmosphere

Don�t leave New Orleans without eating at Olivier�s! Its the best Creole restaurants in the French Quarter! SPECIALTIES include Creole Rabbit, Shrimp Creole, Jambalaya, Shrimp Scampi, Crawfish Etouffee, Stuffed Lobster, Peach Cobbler and awesome corn bread. Located at 204 Decatur Street. more

Basin St Station, New Orleans Visitor Center

Visitor Information

The Basin St Station Welcome Center should be your first stop when you arrive in New Orleans. Located just outside the French Quarter at 501 Basin St., the Basin St Station is not just a New Orleans Visitor Center but a Visito Information and Cultural Center wrapped up in one. The first floor of this building is filled with information about New Orleans, historic New Orleans photos, visitor guides, attraction brochures, exhibits, a huge satelite map of the region, a gift shop with souvenirs, sodas and snacks, and lots of New Orleans history. more

New Orleans Double Decker Bus Tours

Hop On Hop Off bus tour

  • Double-Decker Open-Top Bus Tours
  • Live narration continuous 90 minute loop
  • Hop On - Hop Off at any tour bus stop
  • Stay as long as you like at any stop
  • Bus runs 7 Days a Week

Nine Hop-on Hop-off stops give you access to over 50 Hop On Hop Off sights & attractions including French Quarter, Mardi Gras World, World War II Museum, Superdome, River Front, St. Louis Cemetery #1, Harrah's Casino, Bourbon St and more

Places to eat in New Orleans

New Orleans Cuisine

  • Gumbo * Crawfish Etouffee
  • Po-Boy Sandwich * Muffuletta
  • Jambalaya * Red Beans and Rice
  • Shrimp Creole * Oysters * Fish
  • Boiled shrimp, crabs and crawfish

In the Crescent City you will find a delicious entree to satisfy everyone's taste. New Orleans restaurants serve boiled seafood, po-boy sandwiches, fried seafood, pizza, bisques, pastas, gumbo, steaks, burgers, breakfast, and many other delicious dishes. more

New Orleans Steamboat Natchez River Tour

Take a Riverboat Tour

There are two Riverboats that offer tours the Natchez and the Creole Queen. The Steamboat NATCHEZ Dinner Jazz and Daytime jazz cruises � run daily, year round. The Creole Queen Riverboat tour offers a daytime Battlefield River Cruise and a nightime Dinner Jazz River Cruise. more

New Orleans Streetcars

Ride a Streetcar

There are three different lines:
St. Charles Linewith stops at Lee Circle(Musem District), Garden Distric, and Riverbend Area. Canal Street Line with stops in the CBD, Mid City, and City Park. Riverfront Line with stops at the French Market, Aquarium, and Algiers/Gretna Ferry. more

New Orleans World War II Museum

Visit a Museum

  • World War II Museum
  • Civil War Museum
  • New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Cabildo and Presbytere Museums
  • Historic New Orleans Homes
  • Children's Museum and more

Best Hotel Deals!

If you are planning to visit New Orleans I suggest that you check out Travelocity for your travel and hotels needs. I think Travelocity has the most New Orleans hotels to choose from and they offer some of the best deals. more

Milk Shakes, Pralines, Beignets, and treats

Sweets N Treats

  • Milkshakes * Ice Cream * Snoballs
  • Pralines * Pecan Brittle * Candy
  • Hand Crafted Chocolates * Turtles
  • Beignets * Donuts * Candy Apples
  • Coffee * Tea * Spices and more
Take a New Orleans Walking Tours

Take a Walking Tour

  • American Photo Safari Walking Tour
  • French Quarter Walking Tour
  • Cemetery Walking Tour
  • Haunted History Walking Tour
  • Ghost and Legends Walking Tour
  • Garden District Walking Tour and more
Shopping in New Orleans

New Orleans Shopping

  • New Orleans French Market
  • Riverwalk New Orleans
  • French Quarter Shopping
  • Magazine Street Shopping
  • Shops at Canal Place
  • The Shops at Jax Brewery and more
Take a New Orleans Swamp Tour

Take a Swamp Tour

  • Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours
  • Cajun Style Swamp Tours
  • Cajun Critter Swamp Tours
  • Tours by Isabelle Swamp Tours
  • Dr. Wagner's Honey Island Swamp Tours
  • Louisiana Tour Company Swamp Tour and more
Visit a New Orleans Plantation

Visit a Plantation

  • Destrehan Plantation
  • Ormond Plantation
  • Houmas House Plantation
  • Laura Plantation Tour
  • Oak Alley Plantation
  • Nottoway Plantation and more
Take a New Orleans Fishing Trip

Take a Fishing Trip

New Orleans offers some of the best fishing in the world!

  • Fly Fishing Trips
  • Bow Fishing Trips
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Red Fish, Speckled Trout and more
Free Things to Do in New Orleans

Do something FREE

  • Ride the Canal St Ferry
  • Walk our one mile of senic riverfront
  • Tour the St Louis Cathedral
  • Walk a Swamp Trail
  • Visit the Chalmette Battlefield
  • Visit City Park and more
Take a New Orleans Carriage Tour

Take a Carriage Tour

  • Start at Jackson Square
  • Between 30 and 90 minutes
  • Great Photo Opportunities
  • French Quarter Tours
  • French Quarter and Cemetery Tours
  • French Quarter and Garden District Tours and more
Music and Drink in New Orleans

Enjoy Music & Drink

  • Pat O'Briens
  • Blues Club
  • Tropical Isle
  • The Famous Door
  • Bourbon Street Blues Company and more
New Orleans Casinos

Visit a Casino

  • Harrah's New Orleans Casino
  • Treasure Chest Casino
  • Boomtown Casino New Orleans
  • Fair Grounds Race Track
  • Gaming * Hotel * Dinning * Entertainment and more
New Orleans Golf Courses

Go Golfing

  • English Turn Golf Course
  • Lakewood Gold Course
  • TPC Louisiana Golf Course
  • Audubon Park Gold Course
  • City Park Gold Course and more
New Orleans Galleries

New Orleans Antiques

  • Manheim Antique Shop
  • M.S. Rau Antique Store
  • Harris Antiques
  • Antiques de Provence
  • Junque Shop Antiques and more
Rent a Harley New Orleans

Do Something Different

  • Rent a Harley Mototcycle
  • Take a Cajun Cooking Class
  • Take an Old Time Photo
  • Take a Pedicab Ride
  • Rent a Bicycle and more
Beyond the City of New Orleans

Go Beyond the City

  • Rent a Go Kart
  • Visit an Aligator Ranch
  • Spend a day on an Island
  • Ride the ZIPLINE
  • Take a guided canoe trip and more
French Quarter Festival

Enjoy a Festival / Event

  • Mardi Gras
  • Jazz Festival
  • French Quarter Festival
  • Running of the Bulls
  • Gretna Heritage Festival and more
New Orleans City Park

New Orleans City Park

  • Pedalboat, Rowboat and Bike Rentals
  • Putt Putt, Disc Golf, Tennis, Fishing
  • Story Land and Amusement Park
  • Botanical Garden, Sculpture Garden
  • Picnic and Childrens Play Area and more
New Orleans Cruises

Take a Caribbean Cruise

  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Norwegion Cruise Lines
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
  • American Cruise Lines
  • Cruise Tips, information and more
Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours * Visitor Information * Riverboat Tours * Streetcars * Museums * Walking Tours * Swamp Tours * Plantations * Festivals and Special Events * Fishing * Shopping * Music * Golfing * Caribbean Cruises