New Orleans, La, United States

  • New Orleans is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The New Orleans metropolitan area, (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner) has a population of 1,235,650 as of 2009, the 46th largest in the USA. The New Orleans – Metairie – Bogalusa combined statistical area has a population of 1,360,436 as of 2000. The city/parish alone has a population of 343,829 as of 2010. The city is named after Philippe d' Orléans, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France, and is well known for its distinct French Creole architecture, as well as its cross cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as the birthplace of jazz), and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The city is often referred to as the "most unique" city in America.

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Flow with the Beat in New Orleans! Flow with the Beat in New Orleans!
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See Alligators Up-Close on a Bayou Boat Tour See Alligators Up-Close on a Bayou Boat Tour The Louisiana swamps are swarming with alligators. See these predatory reptiles and other wildlife on a Bayou Boat Tour in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Spend a Historical Night at the Bocage Plantation Bed & Breakfast Spend a Historical Night at the Bocage Plantation Bed & Breakfast If you're looking for a place to stay on your next trip to New Orleans, consider the Bocage Plantation, where luxury and history are in perfect balance.
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10 Things You Can Do For Free In New Orleans 10 Things You Can Do For Free In New Orleans Travelling is expensive, so why not take advantage of freebies? Here are 10 things you can do "for free" while visiting New Orleans.
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New Orleans: A City Like No Other New Orleans: A City Like No Other New Orleans is one of those “you have to see it to believe it destinations” The city is really hard to describe as it is so diverse and different than any other major American City. With that being said, it's no surprise that New Orleans is one of the top ten most visited cites in the U.S., hosting close to 10 million visitors a year.
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