New Orleans Museums

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New Orleans has much more than jazz. If you go there, check out New Orleans Museums. National WWII Museum Our single longest activity (outside the Jazz Festival) was a return visit to the incredible National WWII Museum. As on our last visit, we easily spent an entire day there. The museum continues to add new [Read more …]

Day Tripping From New Orleans: Bayou and Plantation Country and Metairie

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While we were in New Orleans, we rented a car for the day to spend a little time exploring some areas outside of the city. After about an hour expressway drive west, almost to Baton Rouge, we exited the highway and followed the Great River Road partway back, past a flame-belching oil refinery and an [Read more …]