Episode #2 of The Who Wear There Podcast hosted by the Travel Brats is about all things New Orleans and Mardi Gras! We get candid about our experiences in NOLA and share our recommendations and insights for entertainment, tours, museums, hole in wall (hidden gems), food, night life, and places to stay.
All Things New Orleans and Mardi Gras!
To find information on Mardi Gras:
Tours and entertainment:
Ghost tours via Trip Advisor:
New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Walking Tour (2 hours along, walking, entertaining $14)
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop. Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop is a historic structure at the corner of Bourbon Street and St. Philip Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana. Most likely built as a house in the 1770s during the Spanish colonial period, it is one of the oldest surviving structures in New Orleans.
Food and History tour, French Quarter Food Tour, $65
River Boat Tours:
Creole Queen Mississippi River Cruise
Steamboat Natchez River Cruise
Plantation house: Oak Alley Plantation
Carriage ride in French Quarters
Graves/ grave yard
Nickolas Cage has his grave here even though he’s not dead yet, but it’s the only thing the government couldn’t take when he went bankrupt.
Marie Laveau’s fake grave is purple...painted over from the people drawling one it and making wishes.
Mardi Gras museum of costumes and culture: off conti street
Jass museum: piano, saxophone:celebrate all forms of jazz 400 Esplanade Ave
WW2 museum ( NOLA’s #1 Attraction )
The National WWII Museum, formerly known as The National D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on Andrew Higgins Drive between Camp Street and Magazine Street. Magazine street.
Old New Orleans rum, 2815 Frenchmen St, spiced rum world 2nd largest producer. “I drink and I know things”
House of Blues:
Hole in the wall
William Faulkner House Books
Dauphin Street Book
Cape Robbin shoes on IG: @caperobbin,
Café Du Monde:
Cafe Fleur de Lis -breakfast BACON, strawberry mimosa
Coterie restaurant & oyster bar
Acme oyster house: Po boy, char grilled oysters, drunk root beer float.
Napoleon oyster house
Central Grocery for homemade soda, looks like an old dinner:
Coops Place (across for bb kings):
Apple Place :Aldolfo’s on Frenchmen St-cash, bottom bar, special sauce
Dickie Brennan’s steakhouse:
HOUSE OF BOURBON:
Cat’s Meow for Karaoke:
Fortune Telling, Live music, Art in Jackson Square:
Bb kings blues club(BBQ)
Places to stay
Astor Crown plaza:
The Marque suite, sister hotel on canal street:
Thank you for tuning in. Send us a message if you have questions or need more recommendations!