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CULTURAL EXPERIENCES • Experience a spirited jazz revue at a jazz club in the French Quarter. • Soak in the ambiance of the old South with a drive along St. Charles Avenue.

MUST-SEE INCLUSIONS • Journey through Louisiana’s swamp country on a narrated cruise. • Join a local guide for a walking tour of the famous French Quarter. • Enjoy a panoramic tour of New Orleans featuring St. Louis Cemetery, opened in 1853.

IT’S YOUR CHOICE! (Be sure to arrange before trip departure)



Day 2 | Choose to explore the National WWII Museum or Mardi Gras World.

CULINARY INCLUSIONS • 4 breakfasts • 2 dinners • Indulge in a taste of a New Orleans favorite — beignets at Café Du Monde. • Enjoy dinner at The Court of Two Sisters. • Learn to cook New Orleans-style at the New Orleans School of Cooking.


Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA

On some dates alternate hotels may be used.


See page 103 for details.



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Get a taste of Louisiana’s cultural melting pot as you take in the sights, sounds and flavors of “The Big Easy.” START E ARLY New Orleans: Arrive a day early to enjoy more of the “Crescent City.” CALL FOR DETAILS.

Day 1: New Orleans, Louisiana - Tour Begins Step into a cultural melting pot in the “Jazz Capital of the World:” New Orleans! Experience everything about this soulful city that abounds with rich history, mouthwatering Cajun and Creole cuisine, and of course, an incomparable soundtrack. Day 2: French Quarter  This morning, enjoy a panoramic city tour with a local guide. Start by seeing St. Louis Cemetery #3 which opened in 1854 and holds some of the most elaborate crypts found in the city’s cemeteries. Then, relax during a drive along the shoreline of Lake Pontchartrain. This romantic road eventually leads to St. Charles Avenue,

whisking you past gorgeous mansions and two world-famous universities, Tulane and Loyola. This afternoon, it’s your choice! Take a walk through history at the National World War II Museum where you’ll learn about the American experience in the war -OR- celebrate the festive side of New Orleans at Mardi Gras World and come to know the history of this tradition; tour a working warehouse where artisans create spectacular floats for the famous parades. Tonight, learn how to cook New Orleansstyle! During a cooking demonstration at the New Orleans School of Cooking, your chef will indulge you in everything Louisiana cuisine has to offer. (B, D) Day 3: French Quarter Introduce yourself to the city’s famous French Quarter on a walking tour that features such sights as the majestic St. Louis Cathedral, one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. Continue on to the bustling French Marketplace, where


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