NEW ORLEANS See how Cajun, Creole and American cultures blend in the French Quarter. Ride the St. Charles Avenue streetcars and float up the Mississippi on the paddle-wheeler Natchez. Hear jazz music along Bourbon Street and celebrate Mardi Gras. See how Cajun, Creole and American cultures blend in the French Quarter.
It's no wonder they call this city the Queen of the Mississippi! Discover its romantic atmosphere, historical architecture, and unique combination of Cajun, Creole and Amercian cultures! Visit the FRENCH QUARTER and its focal point, historic JACKSON SQUARE. Sample some of the city's unique CAJUN and CREOLE cuisine there. Stroll along ROYAL STREET where Tennessee Williams' Streetcar Named Desire ran. In the VOODOO MUSEUM discover the facts behind the myths surrounding Voodoo's spiritual practices. Walk through the stately antebellum mansion at the ROSEDOWN PLANTATION. Tour the GARDEN DISTRICT to see the graceful wrought-iron fencing surrounding the luxurious city homes of wealthy plantation owners. Ride the St. Charles Avenue STREETCARS, the city's oldest continuously operating line, and float up the Mississippi on the PADDLEWHEELER NATCHEZ. Hear the city's sparkling JAZZ music in nightclubs along BOURBON STREET. Celebrate MARDI GRAS -- enjoy a night of fantasy, pleasure and entertainment.