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Fodor's New Orleans (Fodor's New Orleans)

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Publisher Comments:

'Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in New Orleans!

•Updated annually, Fodors New Orleans provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors New Orleans features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in New Orleans.

•Experience New Orleans like a local! Fodors New Orleans includes choices for every traveler, from shopping boutiques and walking historic neighborhoods to gallery hopping and late-night clubbing, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.'

Synopsis:

"Fodor's New Orleans" provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available on the Big Easy. It features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes so visitors can plan the trip of a lifetime.

Synopsis:

Stroll through the French Quarter, sample the city's distinctive Creole cuisine, listen to the best live music, or take a post-Katrina drive to remember the victims – Fodor's New Orleans 2008 offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best –"Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We frequently update our New Orleans guide, and we make every effort to bring you the most accurate and thorough book. Plus we provide timely updates about the area at Fodors.com.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory best–so you know you're seeing the real New Orleans.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

Table of Contents

Be a Fodor’s Correspondent............3

About This Book............6

 

Chapter 1: Experience New Orleans............7

New Orleans Today............8

New Orleans Planner............10

What’s Where............12

New Orleans Top Attractions............14

Great Itineraries............16

Local for a Day............18

New Orleans with Kids............19

Free and Almost Free............20

Offbeat New Orleans............21

Best Fests and Parades............22

Get Outta Town............24

 

Chapter 2: Exploring New Orleans............31

The French Quarter............34

Faubourg Marigny and Bywater............51

Tremé............55

CBD and Warehouse District............58

Garden District............65

Uptown............75

Bayou St. John and Mid-City............81

Metairie and the Lakefront............86

 

Chapter 3: Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest............89

Mardi Gras............90

Jazz and Heritage Festival............99

 

Chapter 4: Where to Eat............109

Where to Eat Planner............110

Best Bets for New Orleans Dining............111

 

Chapter 5: Where to Stay............141

Where to Stay Planner............142

Best Bets for New Orleans Lodging............143

   

Chapter 6: Nightlife and the Arts............169

The Arts............188

 

Chapter 7: Shopping............193

 

Chapter 8: Side Trips from New Orleans............221

Plantation Country............223

Cajun Country............237

 

Travel Smart New Orleans............259

Getting Here and Around............260

Essentials............264

 

Index............272

     

About Our Writers............288

NEW ORLEANS IN FOCUS

Remembering Katrina............25

 

MAPS

The French Quarter and Faubourg Marigny............36-37

CBD and Warehouse District............60

Garden District............67

St Charles Avenue Uptown............76

Lakefront and City Park............82

Where to Eat in the French Quarter and Faubourg Marigny............121

Where to Eat in CBD and the Warehouse Area............128

Where to Eat Outside the Downtown Area............131

Where to Stay in Downtown New Orleans............146-147

Where to Stay Outside the Downtown Area............164

Downtown Nightlife............176-177

French Quarter Shopping............196-197

CBD and Warehouse District Shopping............209

Magazine Street Shopping............212-213

Maple Street/Riverbend Shopping............219

Southern Louisiana............224

Plantation Country............226

Cajun Country............239

Lafayette............240

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400019519
Author:
Nalepa, Michael
Publisher:
Fodor's
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Editor:
Eisenberg, Paul
Contribution:
Delio, Michelle
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
United States - South - West South Central (General)
Subject:
United States - South - New Orleans
Subject:
United States / South / West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX)
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Fodor's New Orleans
Publication Date:
20090901
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.00x5.16x.66 in. .66 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , "Fodor's New Orleans" provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available on the Big Easy. It features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes so visitors can plan the trip of a lifetime.
"Synopsis" by , Stroll through the French Quarter, sample the city's distinctive Creole cuisine, listen to the best live music, or take a post-Katrina drive to remember the victims – Fodor's New Orleans 2008 offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best –"Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We frequently update our New Orleans guide, and we make every effort to bring you the most accurate and thorough book. Plus we provide timely updates about the area at Fodors.com.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory best–so you know you're seeing the real New Orleans.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

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