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Publisher Comments:

Frommer's New Orleans 2008 is a fully updated edition. Our author, a New Orleans resident, has chronicled the city's post-Katrina devastation and resurrection, with full information on what neighborhoods have rebounded and what establishments are open for business. With complete coverage of area hotels and transportation options, this book has everything you need to plan a trip to this slowly rebuilding city. Our author helps you find the best places now to hear jazz, blues, and zydeco, and detailed neighborhood maps help travelers find their way across town.

Synopsis:

Put the Best of New Orleans in Your Pocket
  • Complete coverage of Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest.

  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.

  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget.

  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.

  • The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews.

For great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

About the Author

Mary Herczog remains a proud New Orleans homeowner. In addition to this book, she writes Frommer’s Las Vegas, California For Dummies, and other Frommer’s titles. She has also written about Bali for Frommer’s Dream Vacations and Frommer’s Southeast Asia. She is the author of the young adult novel Figures of Echo, the basis for the recent Lifetime movie Custody.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

Introduction.

1 Planning Your Trip to New Orleans.

1 Visitor Information.

2 Money.

3 When to Go.

New Orleans Calendar of Events.

4 Planning a Visit for Mardi Gras or Jazz Fest.

5 Getting There.

6 Specialized Travel Resources.

2 Getting to Know New Orleans.

1 Orientation.

The Neighborhoods in Brief 

2 Getting Around.

Fast Facts: New Orleans.

3 Where to Stay.

1 The French Quarter.

2 The Faubourg Marigny.

3 Mid-City/Esplanade.

4 Central Business District.

Spending the Night in Chains. 

5 Uptown/The Garden District.

4 Where to Dine.

1 The French Quarter.

2 The Faubourg Marigny.

3 Mid-City/Esplanade.

4 Central Business District.

5 Uptown/The Garden District.

6 Coffee, Tea & Sweets.

5 Sights to See & Places to Be.

1 The French Quarter.

2 Outside the French Quarter.

3 Parks & Gardens.

4 New Orleans Cemeteries.

5 Organized Tours.

6 Especially for Kids.

7 Gambling.

8 The Top Nearby Plantations.

9 A Side Trip to Cajun Country.

6 Shopping.

1 Major Hunting Grounds.

2 Shopping A to Z.

7 New Orleans After Dark.

1 Jazz & Blues Clubs.

2 Cajun & Zydeco Joints.

3 Rhythm, Rock & the Rest of the Music Scene.

4 The Bar Scene.

5 Gay Nightlife.

Index.

General Index.

Accomodations Index.

Restaurant Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470194058
Publisher:
Frommers
Subject:
United States - South - West South Central (General)
Author:
Herczog, Mary
Subject:
United States - South - New Orleans
Subject:
United States / South / West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX)
Subject:
Travel: United States / Southeast & the Mid-Atlantic
Copyright:
Series:
Frommer's Portable New Orleans
Series Volume:
165
Publication Date:
January 2008
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
203
Dimensions:
7.45x4.41x.49 in. .33 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Put the Best of New Orleans in Your Pocket
  • Complete coverage of Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest.

  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.

  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget.

  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.

  • The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews.

For great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

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